Golden Arrows are through to the MTN 8 Semi finals, after beating Supersport United 4-3 on Penalties.
Abafana bes’thende enjoyed dominance of the match from the first blow of the whistle, they were probing through counter-attacks in the closing phase of the first stanza but they nearly went behind just before the half-time break after Jamie Webber curled a beautiful free-kick just outside the box that was saved by Mlungwana, who ensured the sides go to the half-time interval goalless.
Abafana Bes’thende were awarded a penalty in the last minutes of the match, Teboho Mokoena brought down Nduduzo Sibiya inside the box and Knox Mutizwa broke the deadlock from the spot-kick, with shot-stopper Ronwen Williams failed to stop.
Matsatsantsa aPitori were searching for an equaliser, Lungu made an immediate impact for Matsatsantsa, as he snatched the equaliser 12 minutes before time with a low strike at the near post after a through ball by Mokoena.
However, with SuperSport defending too deep in the closing stages, Michael Gumede grabbed the equaliser for Arrows in the last two minutes after finishing off Velemseni Ndwandwe’s cross at the back post and sent the clash to a shoot-out,
Arrows managed to hold their never and edged the penalty shoot-outs, with Gumede netting the decisive spot-kick after a crucial miss by Rayners, who skied his effort over the bar.