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Exciting Quarter-Finals Set Up At Bayhill 2024

Saturday – the busiest day at the Bayhill Premier Cup, saw the group stages completed, the round of 16 played and quarter-finalists decided, with a few surprise results, and exciting last eight games set up.

In the final group games at Erica Park in the morning, Cape Town City knocked out Ubuntu Academy, as they won 1-0 to advance from Group B with surprise package SAFA Cape Town (who had beaten both City and Ubuntu). City went on to book their last eight spot, as they beat Rygersdal 3-0 in the last 16, however, SAFA Cape Town’s run came to an end as they lost in a penalty shootout to FC Porto after a 1-1 draw.

While there weren’t too many surprises in the group stages, the knockout rounds started with a few unexpected results which also included Young Bafana Academy beating Stellenbosch 2-1. 

While maybe not an upset, it was also the end of the road for defending champions Grassy Park United, as they lost 1-0 to the University of Pretoria

However, two of the favourites flew through as Cape Town Spurs hammered FC Real 6-0, with , while Mamelodi Sundowns were 3-0 victors over Everton FC


Cape Town City versus Mamelodi Sundowns

Cape Town Spurs versus Young Bafana

Highlands Park versus AmaTuks

FC Porto v FN Rangers

Saturday morning final group games:

Cape Town City 1-0 Ubuntu

Westridge 1-5 SAFA Cape Town

Virginia Sports Academy 3-1 Clover FC

Bayhill United 0-1 Young Bafana

FC Porto 0-1 Rygersdal

Greenwood Athletic 4-3 Hanover Park

Stellenbosch 3-1 Amaluwu’s

Highlands Park 2-0 Rebels FC

Tuks 3-0 SSS Academy

Cape Town Spurs 0-2 Shayamoya Academy

Everton 7-1 Velocity Academy

FC Real 0-3 Mamelodi Sundowns

Grassy Park Utd 1-0 Leeds Utd

Hungry Lions 0-2 Celtic Utd

Windhoek Gymnasium 0-5 FN Rangers

Last 16 results:

SAFA Cape Town 1-1 (3-4 pens) FC Porto

Cape Town City 3-0 Rygersdal

Stellenbosch 1-2 Young Bafana

Highlands Park 2-1 Virginia Sports Academy

Cape Town Spurs 6-0 FC Real

Everton FC 0-3 Mamelodi Sundowns

Tuks 1-0 Grassy Park Utd

FN Rangers 2-2 (4-3 pens) SSS Academy

Rob Delport
Rob Delport
Rob Delport is a walking football encyclopedia, having been a mainstay in the Cape Town football scene for years. Rob has previously worked for SABC and various websites and publications across Africa, as well as being the South African Head Researcher for Football Manager and doing a similar role occasionally for EA Sports FIFA. Highly respected, Rob is now a senior iDiski Times website and newspaper writer, and is also responsible for the newspaper's editorial.