Nedbank Cup recap: Pirates join Sundowns in last 16, Chiefs suffer shock exit

You are currently viewing Nedbank Cup recap: Pirates join Sundowns in last 16, Chiefs suffer shock exit
  • Post published:February 8, 2021

Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns advanced to the Nedbank Cup last 16, while Kaizer Chiefs suffered a shock exit in the last 32 at the hands of Richard’s Bay FC.

Mamelodi Sundowns 3-2 Stellenbosch FC

Defending Nedbank Cup champions Mamelodi Sundowns booked their spot in the last 16 with a 3-2 win over Stellenbosch FC at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Tshwane on Wednesday, with Peter Shalulile’s 117th-minute strike proving to be the winning goal of the match in extra-time.

Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila 1-0 SuperSport United

Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) managed to secure narrow 1-0 win over SuperSport United at the Thohoyandou Stadium in Limpopo on Thursday evening through a goal from Thabo Mnyamane.

The victory had Vhadau Vha Damani advancing to the last 16 of the Nedbank Cup, while Matsatsantsa side bowed out of the competition.

Maritzburg United 2-1 Sekhukhune United

A second-half goals from Tebogo Tlolane and Sibusiso Hlubi helped Maritzburg United claim a 2-1 victory over Sekhukhune United at the Harry Gwala Stadium on Friday as Sibusiso Mbonani’s 90th-minute strike proved to be a consolation goal.

Orlando Pirates 1-0 Uthongathi FC

Orlando Pirates booked their spot in the next round of the competition with a 1-0 win over Uthongathi FC at Orlando Stadium this past Saturday.

Gabadinho Mhango’s second-half strike proved the difference for the two-time champions as they advanced into the next round at the expense of their GladAfrica Championship opponents.

Cape Town City 4-0 Bloemfontein Celtic

Tashreeq Morris bagged a hat-trick and a goal from Thabo Nodada guided Cape Town City to a comfortable 4-0 win over Bloemfontein Celtic at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday evening.

AmaZulu 1(5)-1(4) Golden Arrows

AmaZulu FC defeated Lamontvile Golden Arrows 5-4 on penalties following a 1-1 draw in the Nedbank Cup last-32 match at the Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium this past Saturday evening.

Jomo Cosmos 1-2 Black Leopards

A late strike from Ovidy Karuru helped Black Leopards secure a hard-fought 2-1 victory over GladAfrica Championship side Jomo Cosmos at Profert Olen Park on Sunday afternoon.

Kaizer Chiefs 1-2 Richard’s Bay

Richard’s Bay FC stunned Kaizer Chiefs in their opening Nedbank Cup clash at the FNB Stadium after snatching a 2-1 win this past Sunday through a stoppage-time winner by Siyabonga Vilane.