EIGHT teams have their last chance to finish in the money when the quarterfinals of the Nodefa preseason soccer tournament are played at the Jabavu Stadium in KwaNobhule tomorrow.
A semifinal berth will ensure the teams of at least R1000.
The tournament carries a total purse of R10000, with the winners pocketing R3500, a floating trophy and medals. The runners-up will receive R2500 and medals and the losing semifinalists R1000 each.
In the first match of the day, Premier League champions Kabah United Brothers will take on City Style, who finished in second spot.
The champions did not have an easy passage to the quarters. In their first game they scored a close 1-0 win over lowly Young Pirates and then needed a penalty shootout to oust Jamaican Stars.
City, meanwhile, scored seven goals with just one against, beating Cango Chiefs 3-0 and Argentina Stars 4-1.
The second match sees Highland Spurs up against Flamingo United – the surprise package in the quarterfinals. In their earlier matches, Spurs disposed of Garden City and First Division runners-up Young Callies, beating both teams 3-0.
Flamingo had an easy win against Young Stars (4-1) but struggled against Young Culture, eventually winning 5-3 on penalties.
In the third match, Really Rangers play Golden Chiefs. Rangers beat First Division champions Khayelitsha Stars 1-0 and Uitenhage Eagles 2-1. Chiefs thrashed Eleven Stars 6-1 in their opening match and then edged All City Stars 5-4.
The final match sees New City Stars against Uitenhage Stars. On their way to the quarters, New City beat Lion City 1-0 and Reservoir Strikers 4-1, while Uitenhage took care of Mighty Teenagers 4-1 and Despatch Pioneers 2-0.