Spurs ladies close gap at top

2016-08-30 09:22

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Cape Town Roses have had their lead atop the Sasol Women’s league Western Cape cut to a mere point after playing to a 0-0 stalemate with RV United in Nyanga on Sunday 28 August.
Spurs Ladies were log leaders briefly following their narrow win over Dangerous Heroes in Phillipi on Friday 26 August.

Their superior goal difference of 81 goals (93 scored and 12 conceded) meant that they occupied top spot until Roses’ earned point on Sunday. Roses head the standings on 56 points after 22 matches of the 30-match season.

UWC’s ladies team suffered a blow to their title hopes following a 2-1 away loss Santos Ladies at the Santos Academy on Saturday 27 August. They remain in third place on 49 points, but have a game in hand after only playing 21 fixtures to date. UWC Ladies, who boast the best goal difference in the league (105 - 126 scored, 21 conceded), are joined on 49 points by RV United.

Meanwhile, the result ensured that Santos Ladies closed the gap to their beaten opponents, but remained in fifth place.

Friday 26 August:
Dangerous Hereos 0- 1 - Spurs Ladies at Brown’s Farm Sport Field
Saturday 27 August:
Santos Ladies – 2-1 UWC Ladies at Santos Academy
Ambassadors 0-6 CR VASCO DA GAMAa t Kroomboom Sports Ground, Athlone
Stellenboch University 0-3 Milano Ladies United at Lentelus Sports Ground
Burnley FC 2-1 Ikamva FC at Metropolitan Sports Complex
Southern Stars 1-1 Plett Ladies at Loerie Park Stadium
Sunday 28 August:
Cape Town Roses 0-0 RV United at NY 49
Virgo 2-1 Portia United at Rocklands

Fixtures for Friday 2 September:

CR Vasco da Gama v Santos Ladies at Parow Park at 20:00
Saturday 3 September:
Ikamva FC v Stellenboch University at Nyanga Stadium at 13:00
Plett Ladies v Burnley FC at New Horizon Stadium at 15:00
Milano Ladies United v Ambassadors at Rooikraans at 15:00
UWC Ladies v Cape Town Roses at U.W.C at 15:00
RV United v Spurs Ladies at Mandela Park at 15:00
Sunday 4 September:
Portia United v Southern Stars at Mandela Park at 14:00
Virgo v Dangerous Hereos at Rocklands at 15:00

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