Defending champs Spurs out of cup
DEFENDING champions Highland Spurs were bundled out of the Safa-NMB SAB leg of the Nedbank Cup at the Zwide Stadium Stadium on Sunday.
In one of the two Nodefa derbies on the day, Spurs lost 2-1 to Despatch Pioneers.
In the first match of the day, Young Killers beat Amarhamba United 3-2 and will meet Pioneers in the next round of the competition.
Killers took an early lead when midfielder Zukisani Vayo netted five minutes into the match.
Midway in the half, Bhongolwethu Majali made it 2-0.
A goal by Stephen Terblanche minutes before the half-time whistle gave Killers a 3-0 lead.
After the break, a determined United took the initiative and struck back with two goals but failed to find the equaliser.
In true knockout cup tradition, two matches went into penalty shootouts.
Cuwen Prince followed in the footsteps of his father – former professional goalkeeper Brendon Prince – to make three brilliants saves, helping Fairview Rovers beat Morning Stars 4-2.
In the last match of the day, goalkeeper Mzwandile Mvunyiswa stopped two penalties, while his teammates converted to give NMU Madibaz a 5-3 win over Camper United.
Motherwell Academy were thumped 3-0 by PE Sundowns.