Comeback Performances Headline Week 2 of SAFA NWL

by | May 5, 2021

Week 2 of the exciting 2021 SAFA National Women’s League season saw many of the teams coming back from behind to secure three points.

Defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies beat Durban Ladies 3-1 in KwaMashu but had to come from behind as they had to sweat it out for their victory.

TUT Ladies managed to get the first win of the season away from home, securing a vital 1-0 win over hosts Bloemfontein Celtic Ladies, while University of Johannesburg also secured their first win of the season with a 3-2 win over Tsunami Queens.

UWC had to wait for a 70th minute goal from Noxolo Cesane to claim all points on offer in a tough match against a well-disciplined Thunderbirds side.

Richmond United beat hosts Coal City Wizards 3-2 in an interesting match that produced the first hat-trick of the season from Ntabiseng Majiya who netted for the visiting side.

In the Limpopo Derby, new comers Ma-Indies scored first but surrendered their lead in the second half as First Touch Academy came into the second half guns blazing to walk away 2-1 winners.

Nompumelelo Nyandeni of JVW managed a brace for her side as they beat Golden Ladies 2-1 away from home, underscoring JVW’s intentions to fight for this season’s honours.

 

Resultsof the SAFA National Women’s League on 1 and 2 May, 2021:
Golden Ladies 1-2 JVW FC
First Touch Academy 2-1 Ma-Indies Ladies
Durban Ladies FC 1-3 Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies FC
Coal City Wizards 2-3 Richmond United
UWC 1-0 Thunderbirds Ladies
University of JHB FC 3-2 Tsunami Queens FC
Bloemfontein Celtic FC 0-1 TUT Football Club

 

View the current SNWL log standings here.

 

Click below to find out what happened in Week 1:

JVW Girls Snap Up Early SNWL Season 2 Log Lead

 

 

Photo 1 Caption: Defending SAFA National Women’s League champions, Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies FC, lead the current log standings after two matches into the second edition of the women’s football league. Photo: Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies FC / Twitter

 

With editing by gsport

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