Sasol Women’s League update
Posted: 8 March 2010 Time: 15:43
Augustine Makalakalane, coach of Banyana Banyana, was on hand to watch top-class Sasol League women’s football on Sunday.
Glen Eagles and Cape Town Roses secured victories in the respective A and B streams at the Langa stadium on Saturday, March 6.
Visiting Cape Town as part of the Sasol League Road Show, Makalakalane, and Banyana Banyana assistant coaches Joseph Mkhonza and Cameron Cox, witnessed two goals from Phelisa Swekela – who went on to be named as the Sasol Diski Queen (Player of the Match) – plus strikes from Lucida Croy and Henretta Adams, as Glen Eagles beat Red Eagles 4-0.
Glen Eagles moved to 33 points from 11 matches at the top of the League standings.
In the Sasol League B stream fixture, Cape Town Roses provided the upset of the weekend in a 3-0 win over log-leaders Santos. Andiswe Mgdoyi scored twice with Nocawe Skiti completing the scoring, as Cape Town Roses joined Santos as log-leaders – both on 28 points from 12 matches.
Santos No 1 Widaad Galant, collected the Sasol Diski Queen award.
Earlier in the day, Makalakalane, Mokhonza and Cox passed on their technical football knowledge and experiences to coaches of the 16 Sasol League clubs in the province, before assessing top football talent from the Sasol League clubs, in a bid to add depth to the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana and other national teams.
Those identified by the coaches and add to the national shortlist were: Nthabiseng Masune (Cape Town Roses) – goalkeeper Janice Jaftha (Ambassadors In Sport) – goalkeeper Terri Jacobs (Ambassadors In Sport) – right wing Chelsea Petersen (Ambassadors In Sport) striker Khunjuliwa Moolodela (Paarl United) – goalkeeper Tamsyn Solomons (Virgo United) – goalkeeper Bususiwe Sijore (UWC) – right wing Miriam Talumakkies (Villagers) – striker Caroline Nuwegeld – (Restvale) – striker Emerald van Staden (Restvale) – striker Florenshia Claasen (Restvale) – striker Zizipla Melaphi (UWC) – striker Mphwe Gongula (Winners) – right wing Magewebeba Bongiswa (Spurs) – wing Joanne van der Poll (Virgo United) – defender Michelle Less (Virgo United) – defender Tikiswa Lumkwana (Dangerous Heroes) – right wing Yolanda Silevu (Dangerous Heroes) – goalkeeper Asheenan Strauss (Villagers) – central midfielder Alison Lindley (Villagers) – right wing Roxanne Kulsen (Paarl United) – right midfielder Lee Anne Moses (Paarl United) – defender Danae Benjamin (Milano) right midfielder Nokulanga Banca (UWC) – central midfielder Cindy Leigh Meyer (UWC) – central midfielder Simone Pedro (Ambassadors in Sport) – defender Simone Martin (Ambassadors in Sport) – right back/midfielder
The next leg of the Sasol league Road Show, will be held at Monsterlus, in Limpopo on Saturday, March 13.
Gates to the Hlogotlou Stadium open to the public at 12h00, and the first 100 supporters to enter the stadium will each receive a free Sasol League cap or t-shirt.