Sundowns Ladies, JVW Girls in top-table clash


Debutants JVW Girls have punched above their weight to be among the pacesetters from the outset, thanks to their impressive start with five wins and a defeat in their opening six matches of the Hollywoodbets Super League.

The newcomers in second place will take on the defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies in what could turn out to be the clash of the season on Saturday, 5 June 2021 at Tsakane Stadium.

All eyes will be on this titanic clash to see who comes out tops. Sundowns Ladies are at the summit – unbeaten after six matches on 18 points, three ahead of JVW, who have shown their intent to challenge the Tshwane giants for the title.

The encounter is likely to be a closely contested affair with Sundowns duo Melinda Kgadieta and Lerato Kgasago expecting an enticing contest as both sides are playing good football.

“I am looking forward to Saturday’s game. We know our weaknesses and we have embraced them together. We know our strengths and we nurture them together. I’m hoping ‘for a good day at the office’, l hope I’ll be able to score one goal,” said Kgadieta.

Kgasago added: “This weekend’s match is one huge game for both top teams on the log. It’s a top-of-the-table clash. We have to be at our very best to stay on top of the pile. These are the sort of games players really look forward to.”

Meanwhile, Durban Ladies will tackle Tsunami Queens at Chatsworth Stadium in KwaZulu Natal, while Ma-Indies Ladies host Bloemfontein Ladies at Giyani Stadium in Limpopo.

TUT Ladies will travel to Witbank to face Coal City Wizards at the Puma Stadium in Witbank, whilst Golden Ladies will host Richmond United in Mafikeng.

In the clash of the Varsities, the University of the Western Cape host the University of Johannesburg at the UWC Stadium in Cape Town in another interesting clash.

On Sunday, First Touch Ladies will play againstThunderbirds Ladies in the televised match of the weekend at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. The match will be live on SABC 1 and Channel 124 on Openview.

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By Tokelo Martin Mokhesi 

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