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2023 ABSA Cup Draws To Be Made On Wednesdsay


The draws for the 2023 ABSA Cup will be made on March 1.

The top-six FAZ Super League teams and the top two FAZ National Division 1 clubs at the midway point of the season qualify for the ABSA Cup.

Three notable names including defending champions Napsa Stars did not qualify for this year’s ABSA Cup.

Two-time champions Power Dynamos return to the ABSA Cup for the first time since 2018 when they reached the semifinals.

2022 losing finalist Red Arrows, 2015 winners Green Buffaloes and Green Eagles who are making their fifth appearance headline Wednesday’s draws.

Forest Rangers are heading into the draws with their third qualification while FC MUZA will be making their second appearance following a preliminary stage exit in 2018.

2018 quarterfinalist Mufulira Wanderers and Trident are the two teams from FAZ National Division 1 who made the cut.

Meanwhile, perennial campaigners Zanaco, 2018 winners Nkana and record five-time champions Zesco United all failed to qualify for this season’s ABSA Cup.

The quarterfinals will be played during the weekend of March 11-12, the semifinals are set for April 8-9 and the final will be played on May 13.

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