Silver Stars needed extra time to win 2-1 against Uthukela in a Absa Cup game played in Polokwane on Sunday afternoon.
The First Division team from the Coastal stream held their Premier League opponents for the whole of the first half.
In the 63rd minute, Silver Stars managed to break the resistance of Uthukela when Jan Motloung scored.
But the amateur side fought back and found an equalizer through Sandile Khoza in the 70th minute, which ultimately forced the game into extra time.
Stars were made to sweat until the118th minute before Surprise Moriri grabbed the winner for Owen da Gama's men.