Rangers, RNB unbeaten in 2nd Division
Posted: 16 September 2008 Time: 14:33
After another exciting round of Vodacom Second Division fixtures, Cape Town’s Baltic Rangers and the North West’s RNB 54 FC are the only two sides left with 100 percent records.
Rangers cruised to a 3-0 away win against Mbekweni United and now have 15 points from five games, while RNB, who beat NW University 2-0, also sit on top of their respective table after six straight wins in which they have scored an impressive 17 goals.
The North West’s second-placed City of Matlosana United hit last year’s runners-up Mothupi Birds for six, which means Birds have not scored a single goal in six games and have an embarrassing goal difference of minus 18.
And in the Northern Cape, leaders Wings United did even better – slaughtering Kuruman Rovers 8-2.
In fact, this province bulged the back of the net more times than any other following Real Madrid’s 6-0 win over Amalawus and Young Pirates’ 4-2 victory against Kakamas Cosmos.
Blackburn Rovers and Bush Bucks continue to dominate proceedings in the Eastern Cape after both had wins over OR Tambo DC and Liverpool, respectively.
Sixth-placed Cloud 9 thumped lowly Kokstad Swallows 6-1.
In the Free State, Bloemfontein Young Tigers are three points ahead of Maluti FET College, however, unbeaten Barberton City Stars, last season’s Mpumalanga winners are neck and neck with Mighty Mega Force after seven matches.
Aces’ Academy are also on a roll after beating FC Benfica 5-1.
Limpopo has three clubs vying for honours, Manenze Liverpool, Baroka and The Dolphins, but in KZN there are six teams in with a chance.
Unbeaten Island FC are top, followed by Amajuba United Killers, Newcastle Sicilians, Sobantu Shooting Stars, Rangers and the once-famous African Wanderers.
Lusitano beat bottom-of-the-log Benoni Premier United 1-0 to maintain their top position in Gauteng, while Wits’ academy, Bid Boys are just two points behind following a 2-1 win over Meadowlands FC.