31 August 2018 – The 2018/19 season of the Western Cape ABC Motsepe League kicked off earlier this month with clubs from different parts of the Western Cape embarking on what is set to be a challenging journey to a qualification into the National First Division.
After kicking off the season with convincing wins in their two opening fixtures, The Magic takes on Santos FC this evening who are also on the same amount of points. Santos overcame Ajax Cape Town 3-1 last week in a win that was preceded by a 2-0 victory away to Battalions FC.
Ajax Cape Town will be hoping to redeem themselves after a disappointing start to the season when they welcome Jomo Powers later this evening while Zizwe United will be gunning for all three points when they play host to Royal Blues FC at the same time.On Saturday, 1 September league favourites, Steenberg United are away to Mbekweni Cosmos at 13h00. Later in the day, Ikapa Sporting have a tricky encounter against Morning Stars who are looking for their first win of the season having drawn their opening match and lost the other.
Battallions are looking at going back to continue from where they left off against Jomo Powers when they take on HBU FCwho are high on confidence following their two victories against bottom placed Grassy Park United and FN Rangers.