Phoenix Spurs Ladies causes major football upset

2017-04-11 06:00

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Phoenix Spurs Ladies caused a major upset when they whipped Lavender Hill Ladies 5-0 in a Safa Cape Town regional women’s league encounter played at Grassy Park on Saturday.

Lavender Hill failed to take home advantage and allowed bottom of the log Phoenix to register their first victory.

On paper, the home team were favourites to win but undermining their opponents denied them three valuable points.

Thamzen Manuel (2), Bridget van Rooyen (2) and Jamie-Lee Motlatsi secured the away fixture for Phoenix.

FC Tafelzucht Ladies hammered Ambassadors ladies 5-0 in an fixture played in Thornton.

The home side Tafelzucht was unstoppable and the visitors failed to counter the attack.

Mishkah Arendse’s early goal paved the victory march for her side after she gave them a first half lead. Another prolific display from Rolanda Emery with her two quick goals caused more misery for the weak Ambassadors team.

CPUT ladies recorded their biggest victory for the season after they crushed rivals Bright Stars Ladies 15-1 in Bellville.

The hosts, CPUT, were sharp with the eye and easily spotted the weakness in the Manenberg defence which were a platform for them to consolidate their league positioning.

CPUT’s class of 2017 were aggressive and confident with their accurate ball combinations.

Yonathi Ndleni with a superb tally of 5 goals, Siyasanga Gibson with 4 goals, Vuyiseka Nkenkga (2), Nicole Miller (2), Hlela Philiani 1 and Phelokazi Ntola netted for the students while Daniele Daniels scored a consolation goal for the visitors.

Unathi Simayile from RV United ladies helped topple Heideveld Female Football Academy 3-2 in a nail-biting clash played at Heideveld on Saturday.

The visitors travelled to Heideveld knowing their opponents are unbeaten.

They were nervous from the onset of this crucial encounter, but registered their first victory, which lifted them from rock ­bottom.

The home side’s goals were scored by Fazlin Adams and Ashne Combrinck while Anovuyo Duka and Mbalenthe Ntsinde scored RV’s other two goals.

Other results:

Milano Ladies recorded their first home victory after Winnies Ladies failed to arrive for the scheduled 13:30 encounter at Grassy Park on Saturday.

The Safa Cape Town regional women’s league encounter between Goal Hunters Ladies and UCT Ladies was called off at Khayelitsha Stadium on Sunday due to inadequate field conditions.


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