Cape Town City FC turned on the style as they headlined the teams advancing to the round of 16 in the Nedbank Cup.
The Cape Town side thrashed Bloemfontein Celtic 4-0 with Tashreeq Morris taking home the match ball after his hat-trick.
And the good news didn’t stop there as the club also confirmed that Thabo Nodada has put pen to paper on a contract extension. The 25-year-old was the reported target of Kaizer Chiefs but the new deal has ended those rumours.
Kaizer Chiefs, though, will not the likes of join Mamelodi Sundowns, Orlando Pirates and Swallows FC.
Siyabonga Vilane sent Richards Bay through to the next round after Leonardo Castro pulled the 10-man Amakhosi level with 20 minutes to play.
“It’s embarrassing. On a personal level I don’t think I have ever lost to a First Division team in 26, 27 years in football,” coach Gavin Hunt told SuperSport TV.
“But they got a lifeline. We had so many opportunities but you’ve got to take them. When you play against a team like Richard’s Bay you’ve got to score first but they got the upper hand.
“We committed two bad errors at the back but in saying that I’ve got to take a good, hard look at the squad. You can’t be delusional about these things. There’s a lot.. I don’t want to say too much.
“We had numerous chances in the first half but we didn’t make that final ball count and even when we went down to men we still had numerous chances and you’ve got to do better.”
Also out of the Cup are SuperSport United, who lost to TTM by a single goal.