The inaugural Cape Town Cup will set the Mother City alight with two international teams set to challenge two PSL teams in a two day double header football extravaganza. With everyone welcome, it’s bound to be football at its very best in this pre-season tournament.
Today saw the City of Cape Town announce the Cape Town Cup soccer tournament which will see host team Ajax Cape Town welcome Portuguese team Sporting Clube de Portugal as well as Crystal Palace FC and Supersport United. Set to take place at the iconic Cape Town Stadium on 24 and 26 July, the tickets will be made available to the public via Computicket from 21 June onwards.
A draw was done to confirm that the first game on Friday, which kicks off at 17h45, will see Supersport United FC vs Crystal Palace FC. Following shortly after this at 20h15 will see Ajax Cape Town vs Sporting Clube de Portugal.
Sunday’s action will start at 13h00 with the looser of the first of Friday’s double headers challenging the looser from the second match. The final with both the winners from the games played on 24 July will take place at 15h30 on 26 July with a penalty shootout to decide the champion, should there be a tie after regulation time – no extra time and then penalties if there is still a stalemate.
With ticket prices ranging from R200 to R400, host team Ajax Cape Town is looking forward to the soccer loving fans attending in their thousands; Ari Efstathiou, Ajax Cape Town CEO says that Ajax Cape Town is privileged to host Sporting Lisbon, Crystal Palace and SuperSport United for the inaugural Cape Town Cup, in conjunction with the City of Cape Town, next month.
To keep up to date on all tournament news, fans are encouraged to follow @CapeTownCup on Twitter or visit the website www.capetowncup.co.za