Thursday night time’s draw for the Aberdeenshire and District Soccer Affiliation-organised event threw up the mouthwatering tie, which is scheduled for Bellslea Park on July 27 (8pm kick-off).
13 golf equipment have entered this 12 months’s Shire Cup, and the opposite first spherical ties will see Dyce Juniors host Inverurie Loco Works, and Hermes welcome Deveronvale, whereas Keith will face Huntly in a Strathbogie derby conflict at Kynoch Park, and Buckie Thistle will journey to Formartine United.
The final two competitors winners – Fraserburgh and Banks o’ Dee – have been paired within the first spherical of the 2022/23 Night Specific Aberdeenshire Cup.
Aberdeen’s reserves return to the competitors, and had been one of many three groups handed a bye into the quarter-final of the draw, alongside Junior aspect Aberdeen College and Turriff United – who will begin their marketing campaign towards one another within the last-eight.
Keith or Huntly know a win within the first spherical will see them host the Dons within the quarters.
The 2022/23 Night Specific Aberdeenshire Cup draw was carried out by two representatives of charity Associates of Anchor – chairman Sir Jim Milne and committee member Caty Smith – who accepted a donation on behalf of Associates of Anchor from the ADFA firstly of proceedings.
Cove Rangers’ Balmoral Stadium was the venue for the draw, though the Championship new boys and League One Peterhead have each abstained from participating within the event for one more 12 months.
ADFA secretary Willie Younger is decided to get the Shire Cup completed within the first half of the marketing campaign, as is custom, for the primary time for the reason that Covid-19 pandemic struck.
As a result of long-reaching disruption from the pandemic, the 2020/21 remaining – which Fraserburgh gained -didn’t happen till the 2021/22 Highland League season had begun.
This then meant the 2021/22 Shire Cup showpiece, the place Banks o’ Dee lifted the silverware, was solely in a position to happen in February.
Younger mentioned: “We’ll see how issues go. There’s a few good ties and we hope to get the competitors transferring fairly rapidly.
“It’s good to see Aberdeen FC again in, and Banks o’ Dee drawing Fraserburgh within the first spherical is actually thrilling.
“There’s a number of alternatives there for groups relying what occurs – however there will probably be no straightforward ties.”
The 2022/23 Night Specific Aberdeenshire Cup attract full:
First spherical (to be performed Wednesday, July 27 at 8pm):