Eastern Cape provides 2nd Division action


Mid-table Kokstad Swallows and African Juventus played out an eight-goal thriller, with Swallows winning 5-3. In another game full of goals, Blackburn Rovers thrashed Liverpool 4-1.

In Gauteng, Highlands Park and M Tigers FC are the only two clubs, which remain unbeaten. Park beat front-runners City Tigers 1-0, while M Tigers moved up to third position following their 2-0 victory over Meadowlands FC.

There were also wins for Arcadia Shepherds and Lusitano, who are level with City Tigers.

Significantly, there are seven teams from KZN without a loss this season, with Sobantu Shooting Stars, Island FC, Amajuba United Killers, Newcastle Sicilians, Rangers FC, African Wanderers and Wembezi Juventus all showing top form.

Barberton City Stars of Mpumalanga continue to shine, as do Mighty Mega Force and Witbank Manchester, who all collected maximum points.

Aces Academy is really struggling after picking up just a single point out of a possible 15.

Baroka, from Limpopo, beat FC Tebcon 1-0 to remain top of their table, and the only team with maximum points after five games.

Manendze Liverpool and Masemola Diarora are hot on their tail.

Former First Division outfit Bloemfontein Young Tigers top the Free State log after overcoming previously unbeaten Maluti Fet College.

The score was 1-0, while Manchester United and Welkom Real Hearts played to an exciting 3-3 draw. In another great match, Free State Arsenal downed Super Eagles 3-2.

RNB 54 FC of the North West remain in contention following their 2-0 win away at Anderlecht, with Oxygen FC keeping the once bright Mothupi Birds rock bottom and pointless.

In the Northern Cape, Wings United remains top followed by Kakamas Juventus, Olympics and Real Madrid.

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