Fhulufhelo “Scara” Munzhedzi of Lacoste Morning Stars. Photo: Frank Mavhungu.
After a break of two weeks, business as usual waits for the teams affiliated to the Limpopo Stream of the Sasol Women’s League this weekend. All eyes will be on the Vhembe derby between Lacoste Morning Stars and Botlokwa Ladies at the Tshitungulwane Grounds tomorrow. Apart from the fact that this is a derby fixture, Morning Stars and Botlokwa are close contenders for the league championship.
The Stars from Shayandima are currently leading the pack with 18 points accumulated from eight matches. Botlokwa are following in the second position with 17 points.
Morning Stars proved beyond doubt that they are serious about being promoted when they brutally walloped the other league title chasers, Chippas United Ladies FC, 5-0 at the Shayandima School Grounds a fortnight ago.
Botlokwa will have to double their efforts if they are serious about collecting the maximum points at the expense of Morning Stars tomorrow. The Stars had recently acquired the services of five highly skilled players from the Gauteng-based side, Mito Stars. Some of the Stars’ players who are likely to give Botlokwa Ladies a headache tomorrow include Lerato Magagula, Fhulufhelo “Scara” Munzhedzi and Amanda Pinana.
Merwe United Ladies will host Tshandama Young Stars at the Merwe Stadium outside Malamulele. Chippas United Ladies must beat Real Mighty Ladies to keep their title hopes alive. They will fight for league points at the Makhuvha Stadium outside Thohoyandou. Sealene Ladies will host Sisters FC at the Lulekani Stadium outside Phalaborwa.
University of Limpopo Ladies will host Capricorn Sports Development at the University of Limpopo Stadium. Copper Belts FC await the arrival of Seven Stars Ladies at the Moletjie Stadium outside Polokwane. Kanatla Ladies will entertain Skimzozo FC at the Mahwelereng Stadium in Mokopane, while FC 50 Stars Ladies will fight for league points with Mandebele Happy Fighters at the Sedibeng Sports Grounds in Zebediela.
Date:20 August 2021 - By: Frank Mavhungu
Frank is a Human Resources Manager at the Department of Public Works in Limpopo. He is the longest serving correspondent of the Mirror, having joined us at the end of 1990. He mainly writes sports reports and resides at Tsianda Village. In 2004, Frank won the National Castle League Award, an award for the best reporter in the SAB league in South Africa.