#TKO2016: Road to the semi-finals

Extra-time and penalties have been common occurrences for three of the four 2016 Telkom Knockout semi-finalists, who are in action on Saturday, 26 November.


Cape Town City v Free State Stars - Cape Town Stadium, 3pm SuperSport United v Orlando Pirates - Mbombela Stadium, 6pm



Eric Tinkler's side left it late against Celtic in the first round, scoring twice in added time, and were then involved in arguably the game of the tournament so far, a seven goal extra-time thriller in the Limpopo.

19/10/16: Cape Town City (Extra time) 2 - 0 Bloemfontein Celtic

Goals: S. Masina 115', K. Mahlasela 117'

05/11/16: Baroka 3 - 4 (Extra time) Cape Town City

Goals: L. Majoro 8', B. Jayiya 19', M. Mothupa 45', J. Motshegwa 58', G. Mashikinya 90', M. Mahashe 90', S. Masina 115'


Just like Cape Town City, Stars have had to really fight for their semi-final berth, needing extra time and then extra time and penalties in their two matches.

22/10/16: Free State Stars (Extra time) 3 - 1 Bidvest Wits

Goals: M. Sekola 93', G. Dlamini 95', D. Venter 111', D. Klate 119’

06/11/16: Kaizer Chiefs 2 - 2 Free State Stars (Stars win 6-5 on penalties)

Goals: T. Thlone 9', E. Chirambadare 83', T. Sekotlong 98', E. Mathoho 108'


SuperSport have had to scrape through, first via an own goal, and then courtesy of a penalty shoot-out against their city neighbours, when they played for an hour with 10 men.

22/10/16: SuperSport United (Extra time) 1 - 0 Ajax Cape Town

Goal: E. Chipeta (OG) 92'

05/11/16: Mamelodi Sundowns 0 - 0 SuperSport United (Supersport win 3-1 on penalties)

Red card: O. Bhasera (61’)


Pirates finished both their matches in regulation time, but both were close encounters.

23/10/16: Orlando Pirates 2 - 1 Golden Arrows

Goals: M. Makola 10', W. Jooste 61', A. Memela 73'

05/11/16: Orlando Pirates 2 - 1 Highlands Park

Goals: A. Mbara (OG) 39', T. Ndoro 59', M. Mvala 65'