The 2012 Carling Black Label Cup once again gave fans the opportunity to ‘Be the Champion Coach’ this year as Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs met at the FNB Stadium on July 28. Supporters were not only be able to select the starting line-ups for both sides, but also were able to make the first substitution of the game. Orlando Pirates successfully defended their Carling Black Label Cup, as they beat Kaizer Chiefs 5-4 on penalties.
Some highlights from CBL CUP 2012
- Over 20 million entries (60% of votes were for Kaizer Chiefs, 40% for Orlando Pirates)
- 94, 000 attendance at the game (The largest crowd at any SA sporting event.)