ABC Motsepe Weekend Review

ABC Motsepe Weekend Review: Zizwe United close margin at the top of the table

Hellenic and Zizwe United regained their winning form, as they close the gap on log leaders Glendene at this weekend’s ABC Motsepe League encounters

Glendene dropped vital points at home when they drew 1-1 against Steenberg United. Taonga Dondo came off the bench to find the opening goal for the home side in the 87th minute. However, Steenberg replied two minutes later through Moses Mustapha, who helped his side secure a crucial point away from home.

Zizwe now trail Glendene by just three points at the summit following their convincing 3-0 win over struggling FC Tygerberg, with Odwa Salakuphathwa netting a brace and the third goal being an own goal.

Ajax Cape Town got their third consecutive win when they overcame RC Athletico 3-0 at Chukker road. Whilst bottom of the table side The Magic FC go two matches unbeaten following their 1-1 draw with Knysna Bafana (Ikapa Sporting).

Barcelona came from behind and equalized from the penalty spot to ensure they shared the spoils with Grassy Park United in a 1-1 stalemate at the William Herbert Sports Ground. Meanwhile, Crystal Palace FC claimed maximum points over Moonlight with a narrow 2-1 win at the Dysselsdorp Sports Ground.

Hellenic regained their winning form against Milano United despite the absence of their top goal-scorer Alfonso Frasier due to suspension. Former Sundowns player Therlo Moosa leveled matters for the Greek Gods when he canceled out Shaun Daniels opening goal, before Craig Martin made it 2-1 before the break.

Eezy My Kinnes dominated the second half and created countless opportunities to get back in the game, but were unfortunate with some poor finishing in the final third. Milano captain Mogamat Triegaardt mistimed a clearance and put the ball into the back of his own net to hand Hellenic a 3-1 win.

Follow this LINK to watch video footage from the Hellenic vs Milano match

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