17 November 2017 – The SAB League has been captivating fans with dramatic games, as teams across the country begin to stake a claim for the play-offs to go to the ABC Motsepe League. A number of teams including the likes of De Aar Celtics in the Prixley ka Seme region and Sparrows in the Namakwa Region, while Liverpool are leading the race in the SAFA Waterberg region.
De Aar have won three times in five matches, currently sitting top of 10 points. They are followed by Charlton, Union Players and Ocean Swallows.
The SAFA Namakwa League Inland Stream is led by Sparrows, who have won two of their first two matches, while Lazio lead the Coastal Stream having won three of their first three matches.
It is Liverpool’s run that is the most impressive, as they are on top of the log having won all their five games in the opening five matches. That has thrust them to the summit with a perfect 15 points, with Phalala Giant Killers right behind them with three wins in three games.
Maseko FC and Benfica have claimed third and forth spots respectively on seven points.
The SAFA Tshwane SAB League is in the control of the Tshwane University of Technology, who have won five of their first six matches, posting 16 points. They are tied on points with Pubs FC, while Titans are third on the log with 12 points having drawn three and won three of their first six league matches this season.
The NWU Vaal are the leaders in Sedibeng Region, following their five wins in six marches, collecting 15 points. They have lost their other match, while the Birds are right behind them have enjoyed similar results in the first six matches.
Plaudits at the Ngaka Modiri Region belong to Blizzards, who have won four of their first four matches. They are followed in second spot by Motlhabeni, who have managed three wins in four.
The OR Tambo Region produced a huge result when Happy Movers thrashed Real Rovers 8-0. Movers are fourth on the log despite that victory, while City Strikers are leading the log, followed by Mqanduli.
In the OR Tambo Coastal stream, Rise and Shine are leading having made it two wins in two matches, while Park United and Stone Breakers have three points each.
The Alfred Nzo region is led by FC Matatiele, who are on 15 points because of their five wins and one defeat. They have Real Aces breathing down their necks, having won four of their first six, losing two and accumulating a total of 12 points.
Stream B is in the control of Siyanda FC, who have won five matches, drawing just once. They sit at the top with 16 points, followed by Nathi Brothers in second on 12.
More SAB League action continues across the country this weekend.
The SAB League remains to be the largest development league in the country, boasting more than 30 000 young footballers competing on a weekly basis across the country.