Published: 01/07/2014 15:59 - Updated: 01/07/2014 16:09

Elgin await first cup draw

WEDNESDAY’S Petrofac Training Cup draw will unveil Elgin City’s first opponents of the forthcoming season.Borough Briggs - home of Elgin City

The former Scottish League Challenge Cup will draw it’s opening round this week (July 2) at Hibernian’s Easter Road stadium, with a new sponsor on board.

City will discover who they face on Saturday, July 26, the date of all first round matches.

The first and second rounds of the competition are regionalised, meaning Barry Wilson’s side avoid big guns Rangers, Hearts and Hibs who all feature in the south section.

Possible opponents for Elgin include Brora Rangers, who enter the competition for the first time as Highland League champions.

The Moray side were defeated 5-1 by another Highland League side, Formartine United, in last year’s tournament at the second round stage.

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