Milano United stay in touch with top dogs

2015-11-17 06:00

Milano United is slowly but surely gaining ground at the top of Safa’s ABC Motsepe Second League competition. The team seems to be well on track to keep in touch with the top dogs by the time Christmas comes.

Desmond Crowie, Milano’s coach, saw his team fight off the challenges of FC Cape Town’s Rebels team to win 3-1 in Grassy Park over the weekend.

The result means that Crowie’s charges now boast 10 points (three wins and a draw, with one loss) after five league outings.

The Grassy Park team occupies third place on the log – 1 point behind defending champion Glendene United (11 points) and 5 points behind log leader Steenberg United (15 points), who has already played six league games this season.

Nevertheless, Wade Crowie, son of former PSL player and star coach Duncan Crowie (now a youth coach at Ajax Cape Town), put in an excellent display to showed great experience on the field to place Milano United in a winning position, scoring off his first two shots at goal.

The visitors then reduced the deficit, but Ronwin George had other plans and restored Milano’s two-goal lead late in the second half with a well-taken goal of his own to secure a 3-1 win for his team.Other matches

Ikapa Sporting from the Southern Cape walked away with all three league points, flooring Black Cats 2-1 in Lawaaikamp. Hellenic beat the Magic 3-1 and Steenberg United beat Kensington RC Athletico 1-0.

Tonight’s fixtures (to start at 19:30): Grassy Park United v Hellenic (Solo Park, Steenberg), Mitchell’s Plain United v Atlantic Nacional (NY 49, Gugulethu), The Magic v Milano United (Mutual Park, Pinelands) and Glendene United v RC Athletico (Idas Valley, Stellenbosch).


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