Clashes put four teams top

2018-03-14 06:00

The second round of the Promotion League for the Bloemfontein zone of the Mangaung region began with a bang on Saturday (10/03) and Sunday (11/03).

The competition, for 18 amateur clubs in grassroot division, is sponsored by Interstate Bus Lines under auspices of the South African Football Association (Safa).

As in the first round, the league remains a four-horse race with the top-four clubs recording importance victories during the past weekend.

Bochabela Warriors, United Rovers, Northern Lions and Mighty Lions are challenging each other for this season’s championship which will see the winner go through to promotion play-offs later this year.

Worriors beat Real Hearts by 2 – 1, Rovers outclassed Yona Yethu by 3 – 1, Lions overcame Junior Masters by 1 – 0 while Mighty Lions outclassed The Echo by 2 – 0. The wins intensified the four teams’ chance to challenge the title.

Warriors top the log with 44 points, second are Rovers with 39 points, third are Lions with 38 points while Mighty Lions are fourth with 37 points.

Pubs, Elevators, Bayern Munich and Super Lions and Yethu are trailing behind the top four clubs.

Bayern beat Elevators by 2 – 0, Pubs overcame Eagles United by 5 – 2, Super Eagles hammered Super Lions by 3 – 0, Mighty Lions beat The Echo by 2 – 0, Junior Masters won by 2 – 1 against Dikoena Stars while Royal Knights narrowly beat All Stars by 3 – 2.


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