4 February 2019 – The race for the Gauteng ABC Motsepe League is fast approaching its final stages with teams giving it their all in the quest to be crowned champions or survive the relegation battle
It was a battle of the top this past weekend when first placed Baberwa FC welcomed third placed Dondol Stars who are determined to give the log leaders a serious run for their money. Baberwa failed to dim the Stars’ lights as they were held to a tough 1-1 draw as the title race remained wide open.
Second placed JDR Stars who are equal on points with Dondol Stars but have a better goal difference missed out on an opportunity to reduce the five-point gap against Baberwa as they were held to a thrilling 2-2 stalemate by a resilient Alexandra United.
Dube Continental, who are having an impressive season kept their title hopes alive with a hard-fought 2-1 home victory against Pele Pele FC. Continental are now just four points behind JDR Stars and Dondol Stars with a game in hand.
XI Experience FC’s woes continued as they suffered a humiliating 4-0 defeat to FC Ma-Lions who are working hard to escape relegation. Leruma United’s 2-1 loss to Tembisa Sports Centre was good news for Ma-Lions who are now just two points behind them in the battle for survival.