Cape Town Roses beat Milano

2017-08-15 06:03
Raeesa Satarien (centre) and Kashiefah Fortuin goalkeeper of Tafelzucht FC block an attempt at goal from Yunathi Ndieleni of CPUT (left) during a regional women’s development league game played at Rocklands on Saturday. PHOTO: Rashied Isaacs

Raeesa Satarien (centre) and Kashiefah Fortuin goalkeeper of Tafelzucht FC block an attempt at goal from Yunathi Ndieleni of CPUT (left) during a regional women’s development league game played at Rocklands on Saturday. PHOTO: Rashied Isaacs

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Spurs Ladies easily whipped Vasco da Gama 6-0 in a Sasol Safa Cape Town regional women’s league fixture played at Parow Park on Friday night .

Vasco were favoured to win this encounter, but a lack of team spirit – and strikers who squandered several chances – allowed the visitors an opportunity to take the match.

Spurs played with momentum and their winning attitude fuelled their away victory. Erin Adams, the agile Spurs striker, scored a superb hat trick, while Abigail Petersen (2) and Jessica Williams helped steer their team to victory.

In a crucial league encounter played in Grassy Park on Saturday, Cape Town Roses narrowly defeated Milano Ladies United 3-2.

Milano played with much better determination after Natasha Nicholson gave them an early lead. The Roses were caught off guard when they couldn’t settle into the game. Milano had an attacking approach.

Minutes before half time Priscilla Koti levelled the score.

In the second half both teams played attacking soccer with well-controlled ball manoeuvres. Chelsea Petersen, Milano’s left winger, lifted her team’s confidence late in the second half after she scored for them.

In the last quarter of this crucial fixture the visitors blossomed and Sisanda Vukapi and Lithemba Samson denied the hosts the three points and drove their team to another victory.

Manenberg Ladies were forced to a 2-2 draw against archrivals Dangerous Heroes at Manenberg sports complex on Friday night.

The hosts were adamant not to lose their home turf advantage and to curb the visitors. Manenberg Ladies’ Kulsum Harliem was an inspiration in her squad and secured a valuable point for them.

The visitors recovered from their passive approach and Busisiwe Sambokwe leveled the score for them minutes before the final whistle.

In a thriller played at Nyanga Stadium on Saturday Ikamva FC narrowly defeated Portia United 2-1.

In an entertaining derby, with the hosts playing attacking soccer, it was the visitors who were at times unlucky not to score from vital goal chances.

The visitors took an early lead after Nomaphelo Ngele opened their account. Despite being 1-0 down at interval, the hosts stormed back in the second half and consolidated their tactics.

Anelisa Makeleni and Buhle Ngulwa’s presence on the host team was evident with lethal, goal-scoring adrenalin.

Regional women’s leagueHeideveld Female Football Academy were forced into a 1-1 draw against Atlantis Leeds Ladies in a Safa Cape Town regional women’s league encounter played in Heideveld on Saturday.

The hosts leapfrogged into top position after the league kicked off with 16 teams after two teams withdrew, meaning all those who played against the two demoted teams have forfeited their results.

Heideveld struggled with their performance for most of the game and their strikers, despite home-turf advantage and support, failed to score in this tense game.

Fazlin Adams, the hosts’ maestro, gave them a first-half lead after she outran the visiting defenders.

The pressure was on Heideveld to maintain the top spot but they froze in the second half after the visitors regained their winning spirit and Heideveld had to change their tactics from attack to defence.

Ronica Moses equalised for the visiting team in the 77th minute when she scored from a blunder by Heideveld goalkeeper Ashne Combrinck who failed to clear the ball under pressure.

UCT easily hammered Mighty City Ladies 6-0 in Delft on Saturday.

The students – upset at losing their top spot positioning – are determined to regain their status as log leaders. They played with confidence whilst the hosts were no threat to them.

Nina Woermann, the skipper for the students, inspired her team and boosted the morale of the visitors with her no-defeat attitude. She, Cynis Mendoza (2), Emelia Agouras, Nina Katnis and Leigh Brophy scored for the students.

Ocean View earned a valuable draw of 1-1 against foes Phoenix Spurs Ladies in their encounter played in Ocean View on­ ­Saturday.

The visitors couldn’t lift their wings and were trapped by rejuvenated hosts playing with pride. Amy Carelse scored for the hosts while Hazel Soci scored for Phoenix.

Tafelzucht FC were forced to a 1-1 draw against CPUT in Mitchell’s Plain on Saturday. The hosts survived an attacking onslaught from the students after a goalless first half.

Mishka Arendse gave the hosts an early second-half lead and brought new impetus to her team. Just as the Tafelzucht camp was rejoicing, Tina Ramncwana levelled the score for the students with a splendid goal to ignite the small crowd of faithful travelling supporters.

Spurs Ladies easily whipped Vasco da Gama 6-0 in a Sasol Safa Cape Town regional women’s league fixture played at Parow Park on Friday night .

Vasco were favoured to win this encounter, but a lack of team spirit – and strikers who squandered several chances – allowed the visitors an opportunity to take the match.

Spurs played with momentum and their winning attitude fuelled their away victory. Erin Adams, the agile Spurs striker, scored a superb hat trick, while Abigail Petersen (2) and Jessica Williams helped steer their team to victory.

In a crucial league encounter played in Grassy Park on Saturday, Cape Town Roses narrowly defeated Milano Ladies United 3-2.

Milano played with much better determination after Natasha Nicholson gave them an early lead. The Roses were caught off guard when they couldn’t settle into the game. Milano had an attacking approach.

Minutes before half time Priscilla Koti levelled the score.

In the second half both teams played attacking soccer with well-controlled ball manoeuvres. Chelsea Petersen, Milano’s left winger, lifted her team’s confidence late in the second half after she scored for them.

In the last quarter of this crucial fixture the visitors blossomed and Sisanda Vukapi and Lithemba Samson denied the hosts the three points and drove their team to another victory.

Manenberg Ladies were forced to a 2-2 draw against archrivals Dangerous Heroes at Manenberg sports complex on Friday night.

The hosts were adamant not to lose their home turf advantage and to curb the visitors. Manenberg Ladies’ Kulsum Harliem was an inspiration in her squad and secured a valuable point for them.

The visitors recovered from their passive approach and Busisiwe Sambokwe leveled the score for them minutes before the final whistle.

In a thriller played at Nyanga Stadium on Saturday Ikamva FC narrowly defeated Portia United 2-1.

In an entertaining derby, with the hosts playing attacking soccer, it was the visitors who were at times unlucky not to score from vital goal chances.

The visitors took an early lead after Nomaphelo Ngele opened their account. Despite being 1-0 down at interval, the hosts stormed back in the second half and consolidated their tactics.

Anelisa Makeleni and Buhle Ngulwa’s presence on the host team was evident with lethal, goal-scoring adrenalin.

Regional women’s leagueHeideveld Female Football Academy were forced into a 1-1 draw against Atlantis Leeds Ladies in a Safa Cape Town regional women’s league encounter played in Heideveld on Saturday.

The hosts leapfrogged into top position after the league kicked off with 16 teams after two teams withdrew, meaning all those who played against the two demoted teams have forfeited their results.

Heideveld struggled with their performance for most of the game and their strikers, despite home-turf advantage and support, failed to score in this tense game.

Fazlin Adams, the hosts’ maestro, gave them a first-half lead after she outran the visiting defenders.

The pressure was on Heideveld to maintain the top spot but they froze in the second half after the visitors regained their winning spirit and Heideveld had to change their tactics from attack to defence.

Ronica Moses equalised for the visiting team in the 77th minute when she scored from a blunder by Heideveld goalkeeper Ashne Combrinck who failed to clear the ball under pressure.

UCT easily hammered Mighty City Ladies 6-0 in Delft on Saturday.

The students – upset at losing their top spot positioning – are determined to regain their status as log leaders. They played with confidence whilst the hosts were no threat to them.

Nina Woermann, the skipper for the students, inspired her team and boosted the morale of the visitors with her no-defeat attitude. She, Cynis Mendoza (2), Emelia Agouras, Nina Katnis and Leigh Brophy scored for the students.

Ocean View earned a valuable draw of 1-1 against foes Phoenix Spurs Ladies in their encounter played in Ocean View on­ ­Saturday.

The visitors couldn’t lift their wings and were trapped by rejuvenated hosts playing with pride. Amy Carelse scored for the hosts while Hazel Soci scored for Phoenix.

Tafelzucht FC were forced to a 1-1 draw against CPUT in Mitchell’s Plain on Saturday. The hosts survived an attacking onslaught from the students after a goalless first half.

Mishka Arendse gave the hosts an early second-half lead and brought new impetus to her team. Just as the Tafelzucht camp was rejoicing, Tina Ramncwana levelled the score for the students with a splendid goal to ignite the small crowd of faithful travelling supporters.

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