THE thrilling finishes in the early rounds of the Nodefa Pre-season Tournament continued at the weekend.
In the first match played at the Jabavu Stadium on Saturday, Premier League runners-up City Style thrashed Argentina Stars 4-1.
The next three matches ended in nail-biting penalty shoot-outs.
Kabah United Brothers beat Jamaican Stars 5-3 after the teams were tied 0-0 at the end of regulation time. In an even closer match, Flamingo ousted Young Culture 5-4. Full-time score was also 0-0.
Golden Chiefs beat All City Stars 5-3. The score at the end of regulation time was 2-2.
Really Rangers edged out Uitenhage Eagles 2-1.
The rest of the matches were one-sided. The biggest surprise was Highland Spurs' 3-0 win over Young Callies, who finished second in the First Division.
New City Stars thumped Reservoir Strikers 4-1. Uitenhage Stars beat Despatch Pioneers 2-0.
The quarterfinals will be played next week.
Results: Argentina Stars 1 City Style 4; Kabah United Brothers 5 (0) Jamaican Stars 3 (0); Young Culture 4 (0) Flamingo 5 (0;) Uitenhage Eagles 1 Really Rangers 2; All City Stars 3 (2) Golden Chiefs 5 (2); New City Stars 4 Reservoir Strikers 1; Uitenhage Stars 2 Despatch Pioneers 0; Young Callies 0 Highland Spurs 3
TOMORROW Stars 1 won the Mofa Build It Pre-season tournament yesterday when they beat Real Strikers 2-0.
In the semifinals Stars beat Crystal Palace 4-3 on penalties after the teams were tied at 0-0 at the end of regulation time. Strikers advanced to the finals with a 2-0 win over Tomorrow Stars 2.