UCT beat Tafelzucht narrowly

2017-04-04 06:03
Ambassadors Ladies’ Ashlene Brown (left) and Welsha Smith of Exceptional Laidies battle to gain possession in a regional women’s league game played at the Kromboom sport complex on Saturday. Ambassadors Ladies won 5-0 in the one-sided.

Ambassadors Ladies’ Ashlene Brown (left) and Welsha Smith of Exceptional Laidies battle to gain possession in a regional women’s league game played at the Kromboom sport complex on Saturday. Ambassadors Ladies won 5-0 in the one-sided. (Rashied Isaacs)

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UCT Ladies narrowly beat FC Tafelzucht Ladies 2-1 in a tough Safa Cape Town regional women’s league encounter played at UCT on Saturday.

The visitors, Tafelzucht, took an early lead after Rolanda Emery scored. Both teams were producing excellent soccer and with the hosts starting the second half with a deficit, their prolific striker Ester Sampson levelled matters for them. Utility striker Nina Woermann secured the points in the 78th minute.

Milano Ladies suffered a home defeat 1-2 against Mighty City Ladies in a thrilling encounter played at Grassy Park.

The home side, yet to register a victory this season, struggled to regain their winning combination after the visitors dominated the game throughout. Asemahle Nqqoko gave the Delft-based team an early impetus after she brilliantly netted after dribbling her way past the home side’s defenders. Minutes before the interval, Kawthar Gierdien levelled the score for Milano. Nqqoko was determined to bag all three points for her team and netted her brace in the 79th minute. Her lethal and fast pace was too much for the home side to handle as she broke their defences for a second time in the match.

Ambassadors Ladies slaughtered Exceptional Ladies 5-0 in a one-sided encounter played at Athlone.

The diplomats (Ambassadors) were eager to execute their orders from the onset of the match.

Caryn Arendse netted twice for the home side while Megan Curry, Ni’shaat Davids and Chenice Collins also scored.

Atlantis Leeds Ladies suffered a severe blow after CPUT Ladies beat them 3-1 in Atlantis. The impressive home side failed to maintain their dominance, although Liedeman Abelene gave them an early lead. Midway through the first half, Olwethu Menziwa scored from a through-pass from her co- striker Vuyokazi Nkqenkqa.

With the restart of the second half, the visitors were in full attack and took the lead, before Nkqenkqa sealed the game for the students in the dying minutes of the crucial ­encounter.

Heideveld Female Football Academy had an easy 5-1 victory over Phoenix Spurs in a league derby played in Rylands.

The visitors, Heideveld, were in full command of the game and their ability to outplay the home side was evident.

Fazlin Adams netted a hat-trick, Verenice Prince and German striker Ronja Hoepfner added goals to their tally, while Jamie-Lee Mohatis scored for the hosts.

Winnies Ladies were held to a 2-2 draw against Bright Stars Ladies at Gugulethu Stadium in an exciting encounter where both teams were fighting it out to secure the much needed victory, but was let down after their respective strikers squandered several opportunities.

The visiting team from Manenberg salvaged a point after Micelle Skimk scored for them seconds before the final whistle.

A rejuvenated Ocean View team clinched their first victory after they won against Lavender Hill Ladies 2-1 in an exhilarating encounter in Ocean View on Sunday.

The bay side was desperate to break their goal drought, and the heavens flooded the Ocean View Ladies with three points.

Amy Cloete, starred for the hosts and was in a ruthless mood as she opened the account for her team.

The persistent Ocean View ladies were rewarded with a victory after Cleo Petersen scored for them after she outsprinted the Lavender Hill defence.

The visitors failed to blossom, but Mikaylor Jacobs scored the consolation goal for them.

Results:

The match between RV United Ladies and Goal Hunters Ladies at Khayelitsha was called off due to inadequate field conditions on Saturday.


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