Young Madrid dim Happy Stars in MOFA Premier League

2019-03-06 06:00
Young Madrid players and their technical officials.          Photo:SELBY MADIKANE

Young Madrid players and their technical officials. Photo:SELBY MADIKANE

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YOUNG Madrid showed that a team can be victorious even if their opponents dominate ball possession, after they defeated Happy Stars 2-0 in their Motherwell Football Association (MOFA) Premier League clash at Motherwell NU 11 Stadium on Sunday.

Stars showed more dominance and Madrid had less ball possession. Most of the fans thought the results would be in favour of Stars. Stars’ skipper, Yamkela Tshepo Khanyela, looked as though he would score his side’s opening goal.

Madrid conceded many corner kicks, but their experienced goalkeeper, Ntsikelelo Zondani, managed to save his side.

Madrid did not rush things but they made good buildups for the goals. MOFA Premier League erstwhile champions were awarded a free kick in a promising area.

Xhantilomzi Meki unleashed a powerful shot from the set-piece that Stars goalkeeper Yongoma Jayiya failed to stop, with the ball crossing Stars’ goal line. Meki’s goal put Madrid 1-0 up front. Stars appeared to be nervous and attacked in numbers. A perfect cross from the left side of Madrid was slotted into the back of the net by Mzikayise Ndaba.

Madrid claimed a well-deserved 2-0 in the full-time.

Stars’ left full-back, Samuel Toto, was one of the outstanding players.

Other MOFA Premier League results

Young Madrid 2-2 Young Romans

Crystal Palace 4-0 Young Ideas

Showvillage United 2-1 Highland Spurs

Royal Bucks 4-1 Manchester United

Real Aces 2-1 Real Strikers

FC Angels 1-0 SUBS

Amathole FC 2-0 Young Tigers

Tomorrow Stars 1-1 FC Motherwell

Shining Stars 0-0 Manchester FC

Valencia 1-0 Young Romans

MOFA First Division League results

City Rangers 2-0 Scorpions

Eleven Stars 4-1 Real City

Khuphuka Stars 1-1 Milan Stars

Arsenal 3-1 Shining Stars

Channel Porto 2-0 Seven Sundowns

Future Stars 4-2 NU 7 Citizens

Young Tigers 2-1 United FC

Eleven Brothers 2-0 Royal Bucks

Young Killers 2-0 Wells United

Heavenwise 2-0 Motherwell United

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