Orlando Pirates have advanced to the semi-finals of the Nedbank cup.
They were made to sweat before beating third tier side Dondol Stars 5-4 on penalties after extra time at the new Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Saturday afternoon.
The two teams were level 1-1 after extra time.
Thembinkosi Lorch and Tebogo Makunga scored for Pirates and Dondol Stars respectively after extra time.
Defender | Sandile Mthethwa
— Orlando Pirates (@orlandopirates) April 15, 2023
In the other match, Stellenbosch FC have caused an upset to beat defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns 2-1 to advance to the semi-finals of the Nedbank Cup at the Athlone Stadium in Cape Town.
Iqraam Rayners scored a brace for Stellies, while Aubrey Modiba’s shot deflected off goalkeeper Lee Langeveldt for Sundowns only goal.-Reporting by Vincent Sitsula
After a tough 90 the defending champions bow out of the Nedbank Cup, thank you to the yellow nation for your unwavering support, we will come back stronger!
— Mamelodi Sundowns FC (@Masandawana) April 15, 2023