Callies remain unbeaten in SCORE Premier League

2015-06-10 06:00

CALLIES last Friday night at The Valley continued their unbeaten run in the SCORE Premier league by edging out Hearts by 2-1. Bob Yuill struck for Hearts and with that goal Hearts went into the halftime break 1 up.

Ten minutes into the second half Kurt Petersen equalised for Callies and not long after that Kurt completed a brace to ensure Callies walk away with the 3 league points on offer.

In Central Forresters enjoyed their Friday evening with a solid 4-1 victory over NMB Municipality. Municipality went 1 up after 15 minutes, but Forresters fought back in the 30th minute with a Yaya Gadlela field goal to put the game on even terms.

At halftime the score was 1 all. Kweila put Forresters 2-1 up in the 55th minute with a brilliant header. Tobho stole the ball from a Municipality throw in and after a solo run put Forresters 3-1 up with a solid finish. Municipality conceded a penalty which Yaya Kweila converted to help himself to a brace and clinch the match for Forresters.

Last Saturday KwaDwesi All Stars got their first win of the season with a 2-0 victory over Highbury. At half time the game was goalless, but Khanya Mavitana got 2 goals in quick succession in the second half for KwaDwesi.

On the EC Defence fields PE Defence had their colours lowered by a determined Central Acemates team.

The first half was goalless in a very evenly contested game. Masibulele Nkani 6 minutes into the second half put Defence 1 goal up.

In the 21st minute Lwazi Sahula equalised for Acemates. It was a ding dong battle for supremacy with Siyabonga Namba breaking the deadlock in the 70th minute with a well taken field goal to ensure the win for Acemates.

Fixtures for round 10 of the SCORE premier league:

.Friday, June 12 - Callies vs NMMU Madibaz at Londt Park at 8:15pm and Toshiba Old Grey vs NMB Municipality at Old Grey Sports Club at 8:15pm.

.Saturday, June 13 - Central Acemates vs Hearts at Victoria Park Sports Club and Forresters vs PE Defence at Forrest Park all kick off at 3:30pm.

.Sunday, June 14 - Warriors vs KwaDwesi All Stars at T.B.A. at 3:30pm.

Youth report

Whilst the u/11 and u/13 divisions enjoyed a well-deserved rest, the u/9 teams gathered at Londt Park on Sunday. All the games were tightly contested with 3 draws and 3 narrow wins.

The Callies Bravehearts drew with the Priory Pirates at 1 goal each, with Drey Jantjies scoring for the Pirates.

Callies Thistles and Priory United also drew 1-1 with Mathew Kapoock finding the net for United.

Priory City and Chiefs both won their games with Connor Wilson scoring a brace for City and Shiraz Pederson scoring 1 for the Chiefs.

The top 4 teams then faced off in two much anticipated top of the league clashes, with both games producing some dazzling u/9 football.

Log leaders St George’s Aces met their match against the Hearts Lads in a 1-1 draw. Declan Gordan Aucott put the Aces in the lead with an early goal but the Hearts players fought back with a gutsy display and were rewarded with an equaliser by Clarrintine Clemence.

In the last game of the day the Callies Highlanders gave the previously unbeaten Priory Rangers their first defeat of the season, winning by 1 goal to nil with Orlando Mbembe scoring the only goal.

In the u/15 division, after going into the break 1-0 up, Hearts turned on the heat in the second half to thump the previously unbeaten St George’s Rangers by 6 goals to 1 with Rizaan Davis and Bradley Mathews each scoring a brace.

Motherwell stepped up their performance with 4 goals from the boot of Vuyolwethu Dinge to beat United Brothers, pushing them to the top of the logs together with St George’s on 18 points each, followed closely by Hearts on 16 points.

In other games Tools FC beat NMMU 3-1 while KwaDwesi All Stars beat the Callies u/15 B team 4-0.

In the u/17 division Motherwell thumped United Brothers 8-4 with a hattrick by Sinethemba Mdingi.

NMMU faced up against Hearts, winning easily by 5 goals to 1, with 4 of them coming from the boot of Ayabonga Mkwambi.

After leading 2-0 against Tools FC, Callies succumbed to the pressure and allowed Tools back into the game, with the final result being a draw 2-2.

St George’s thrashed PE Homerovers to confirm their position at the top of the league table.

Motherwell and KwaDwesi occupy second and third place respectively

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