The second round of the SAFA National Women’s League was in full swing this past weekend. The first match of the weekend saw log leaders, Mamelodi Sundowns, beating Durban Ladies 3-1 at Chloorkop. This result cemented their lead at the top of the standings.
The red machine TUT took to the field against UJ and put 10 goals past the Johannesburg outfit. The captain of the side, Hildah Magaia just cannot stop scoring. She scored a double hattrick (six goals) and Pride Nthite was also on the scoresheet with four goals. The result leaves them second on the log.
Thunderbirds Ladies played out to a goalless draw with the University of Western Cape at the Jan Smuts Stadium. UWC have recorded the most draws in the league, with seven to their name.
The match between Golden Ladies and First Touch Academy was cancelled. According to reports, the encounter was cancelled halfway due to referees being unavailable.
Sunday, 12 January 2020, saw Richmond Ladies suffering a defeat by Coal City Wizards by a solitary goal. Richmond are rooted at the bottom of the log with just two wins and 12 losses in 14 matches.
Next up on the agenda, all 12 teams are in action this coming weekend. The pick of the weekend includes second place TUT as they travel to third place Siwelele. UJ will be looking to rectify their defensive errors against the goal leaking Richmond Ladies.
Full SAFA National Women’s League Fixtures:
Saturday, 18 January 2020:
15:00: Bloem Celtic vs TUT
15h00: Tsunami Queens vs Thunderbirds Ladies
15:00: University of WC vs Mamelodi Sundowns
15:00: Coal City Wizards vs Golden Ladies
15:00: Durban Ladies vs First Touch Academy
Sunday, 19 January 2020:
15h00: University of JHB vs Richmond Ladies
Photo 1 Caption: Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies pictured after beating Durban Ladies 3-1 on Saturday, 11 January 2020. Photo: @SundownsLadies on Twitter
With editing by gsport