17 April 2018 – The National Futsal League hosted by the South African Indoor Football Association (SAIFA) resumed with its fixtures this past weekend after an International Break and the Easter Weekend.
Tshwane City (Gauteng) and OBC Chicken (Welkom) hosted Cape Town Titans and Western Province Eagles (both from Western Cape) at the Orlando Community Hall on Friday evening and at the Azaadville Recreation Centre on Saturday morning.
In the OBC Chicken and Cape Town Titans match, fans witnessed a number of goals as OBC were edged 7-6 by Cape Town Titans. The hosts opened their account in the 5th minute with a goal from Kyle Koert. Peter Adams equalized in the 11th minute which boosted the visitors game and took the lead in the 14th minute when Ashley Sass put the ball in the back of the net. The never say die attitude for the home team saw Kyle Koert equalise in the 19th minute securing his brace. At the break both teams were deadlocked at 2-2.
The second half was even more entertaining with a total of 9 scored.
Tshwane City (3) lost to Western Province Eagles (4)
In the Tshwane City and Western Province Eagles clash, the Eagles had to dig deep for a hard fought 4-3 victory over the hosts. The home team piled on the pressure from the onset and were rewarded with two goals in the 2nd (Braultor Malatji) and 4th (Tumelo Papo) minutes of the match.
The visitors regrouped immediately and took control of the match when Angelo Johannes scored his hatrick (5th, 7th and 9th minutes) and further extended their lead in the 16th minute with a goal from Welisson Dos Santos. The visitors went into the break leading by 4 goals to 2.
With only 26 seconds on the clock in the second half, Lengtheng Mokonyane scored for the home team which was the only goal for the half.
LATEST LOG STANDINGS
|2||Cape Town Titans||9||5||1||3||48||42||6||16|
|4||Western Province Eagles||9||3||3||3||46||44||2||12|