Weather played havoc with fixtures

2015-08-26 06:00

WEATHER played havoc with SCORE Energy Cup games as only two games took place the whole weekend. Fields were waterlogged after solid rains last Thursday and Friday.

Last Friday night Callies were leading Warriors 4-1 at Londt Park up to about 20 minutes after halftime when the game was abandoned.

Farouk Abrahams helped himself to a hat trick and Gregory Damons got Callies’ fourth goal at the time.

Last Sunday Central Acemates scored a resounding 4-nil win over Toshiba Old Grey on the Victoria Park Sport Club grounds.

Ten minutes into the first half Lwazi Sahula opened the scoring for Acemates. Three minutes later Andike Madywabe got himself on the score sheet after a well executed midfield attack.

The game went into halftime with Acemates 2-nil up. Midway through the second half Lwazi Sahula scored his second goal and with approximately 7 minutes of normal time left Malcolm Mafuya scored Acemates’ 4th and final goal.

SCORE Energy Premier League fixtures for the coming week and weekend:

)Tonight (Wednesday) with kick off 8:15pm - Hearts vs Warriors at The Valley.

)Friday with kickoff 8:15pm -

NMB Municipality vs Central Acemates at The Oval and Hearts vs NMMU Madibaz at The Valley.

)Saturday with kick off 3:30pm -

Highbury vs Warriors at Bridgemead and PE Defence vs Callies at EC Defence.

)Sunday with kick off 3:30pm -

KwaDwesi Allstars vs Toshiba Old Grey at Kemsley Park and Central Acemates vs Forresters at Victoria Park Sports Club.

Youth Report

The quarter finals of the PEFA Score Energy KO Cup took place on Sunday. There were no major upsets in the u/9 division, the Callies Highlanders beat St George’s Braves by 2 goals to 1 while the St George’s Aces beat Priory Rangers 4-0, and Priory United beat Callies Thistles 2-1 to progress to the semi finals.

In the u/9 B section Priory City beat their fellow team Priory Chiefs 5-0, with goals by Joel Lawrence (2), Mbasa Jafta (2) and Dervan Hamer.

The St George’s Cavaliers lost 1-0 to the Callies Saltires, with Shane Botha scoring the winner for the Saltires.

In the u/11 division Motherwell faced up against Callies B in a close encounter which saw the scores level at 1 goal each after extra time. The game went to penalties which Motherwell won to progress to the semi finals.

St George’s A and FC Mabayibone went into the break level at 0-0, but St George’s came out firing in the second half to win the game 5-0.

Callies A beat St George’s B by 5 goals to nil while Priory u/11 romped home against Callies C, with both Nicholas Hargreaves and Mark Venter each bagging a hatrick.

Only one game was played in each of the u/13 and u/15 divisions.

Motherwell u/13 beat St George’s A 1-0 in a close affair at the Union grounds, while St George’s u/15 were lucky to come away with a narrow 3-2 win in extra time over Callies u/15 B.

In the u/17 division St George’s had an easy win over PE Home Rovers, beating them 6-1 at Kemsley Park.

The big upset of the weekend was the elimination of Callies u/17 from the Cup, going down 2-1 to Tools FC.

The semi-finals will take place on Sunday, September 6

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