GOALS GALORE IN RSSC NORTH WEST SIYAKHA LEAGUE
Goals, goals and more goals! As the title race gains momentum in the RSSC Siyakha North West League it was raining goals in the different games played over the weekend. The biggest score margin was recorded by the rampaging Tabankhulu Celtic FC who maintained their pole position with a 9-1 massacre of basement side Skyline F.C while ruthless Mhlume Peacemakers FC mercilessly annihilated Tongaat Young Stars FC 7-0 in one-sided affairs of the 14-team league. Celtics and Peacemakers demonstrated serious title credentials as with 10 games played, they remain in position one and two respectively, separated by a single point. Other games saw Eastern Pirates FC playing a 3-3 draw against fellow title contenders Equator F.C while Born Again FC beat Revelations FC by 4-3 in a seven goal thriller. Mhlume Professionals FC condemned Mhlume Highlanders FC to their 6th defeat as they beat them 1-0 in a derby fixture. Tsambokhulu Rovers FC and Brave Lions FC played to a 1-1 draw, with Tabankhulu F.C also held to a 1-1 draw by Young Killers FC. A total of 35 goals were scored in the seven games which were in action over the weekend.
ARSENAL FC DEMOLISH ZAMALEK FC 6-0 IN THE RSSC SIYAKHA NORTH EASTERN LEAGUE
Ambitious side, Shewula Arsenal FC ensured that they remain on course of clinching the RSSC Siyakha North Eastern League title as they ran amok to crush hapless Zamalek F.C 6-0 in a game played at Shewula Sports Ground over the weekend. The football followers of Shewula and surrounding areas were treated to a fair share of the entertainment as five games were played in different venues, with Arsenal FC and Cosmos FC proving to be the high scoring teams as they pumped in six goals against their opponents. Cosmos FC beat Bacambi FC 6-2 while XI Stars FC beat Rhinos FC 3-1. Summarise FC and Shewula Classic FC settled for a goalless stalemate, whilst Juventus FC and Silver Stars FC played to a 2-all draw in another entertaining encounter. The North Eastern League comprise of 12 teams which are competing for championship and promotion to the Swazi Trac Lubombo Super League. Shewula Professional FC are the reigning champions after winning the title last season and they are currently campaigning in the Super League.
YOUNGSTERS FC ENTERTAIN IN U 16 LEAGUE
The Tabankhulu Sports Ground proved to be the centre of attraction for football followers on Saturday courtesy of entertaining football action by RSSC Siyakha U 16 League. With a total of three games line-up for the day, surely any football lover worth his or her salt was never to be bored. A game which turned out to be the drawcard was the one pitting Tabankhulu Celtic FC against Young Killers FC as both sides showed composure when in possession of the ball. With Celtic FC parading the enterprising lady player, Temashivakati Tfwala who was a marvel to watch, the game kept the spectators entertained throughout. And of course, it didn't take her too long to find the back of the net as she scored one of the team's goals in their 2-1 victory at the expense of Killers. Ensuring that Celtic win the game was Charles Masuku who scored the second goal while Phumlani Vilane of Killers FC scored the only goal for his team. In another match, a Bonkhe Dlamini strike ensured that Tabankhulu F.C beat Equator FC by 1-0 while the match between Tabankhulu Celtics FC and Tsambokhulu Rovers FC didn't kick- off. As we approach another weekend the football followers should brace themselves for entertaining triple header at Tabankhulu Sports Ground on Saturday. Tsambokhulu Rovers |FC will face Tabankhulu Celtic FC in the opening match at 8 AM before Young Killers FC takes on Tabankhulu F.C in the second match. Tabankulu Callies FC and Equator FC will then cross sword in the main match later on.
Crookes FC, Liverpool FC collect maximum points in the Lubombo Southern Zone
Lubombo Southern Zone League title contenders Crookes United FC and Usuthu Liverpool FC demonstrated high level of consistency as they recorded back-to-back victories in their double fixtures over the weekend. Crookes United FC started the weekend with a 2-1 victory over Mambane F.C before ending the weekend fixture with a 4-0 demolition of Mabhoko F.C, to remain serious title contenders. Lubombo FA Southern Zone Knockout finalists, Usuthu Liverpool FC ensured that they continue with their good run as they beat Big Bend Wanderers FC by 1-0 on Saturday before repeating the same score line to USA Distillers FC the following day, to bag all the possible six points. For Mabhoko F.C, it was a bad day in office as they suffered back-to-back defeats as they were beaten 2-0 by Matata F.C on Saturday before suffering the 4-0 massacre at the hands of Crookes United FC a day later. Sugar Factory FC was only able to get a single point out of a possible six in their two games. The sugar belt side were beaten 3-1 by Young Stars FC in the opening match on Saturday while settling for a 2-all draw against Nisela FC on Sunday. Other results saw Black Aces FC suffering a 2-1 defeat against Phafeni FC before making amends to beat Sugar Factory FC the following day, while Young Stars FC who collected maximum points against Sugar Factory FC a day earlier, bit the dust against Black Aces FC on Sunday. Manzamnyama Callies FC managed to beat Jukuka F.C 2-1 in their single match of the weekend.