By: Lilemo Matlotlo
Bantu Football Club has been recently enjoying a lead of five points difference, which separates them with the second placed Matlama FC at the top of the Econet Premier League standings.
A Matšo Matebele so far collected twenty two points out of possible twenty four in eight of its league games.
Bantu won seven games and drawn each game. Meanwhile, the defending champions, Matlama FC (Tse Putsoa) bagged 17 points in eight league games.
Tse Putsoa won five games, drawn twice and lost each game. On last Saturday, A Matšo Matebele thrashed Lijabatho FC 1-0 on their away game.
On the other hand, Matlama easy past Likhopho FC by 4-1 triumph on last Saturday game at LCS ground.
On the next encounters, Bantu will play away game against LDF FC at LDF ground while Matlama will travel to Butha-Buthe to face Lifofane. Both games will play on December 1, 2019.
With the number of teams played its nine league games, it seems as if it’s a battle for survival of relegations at the tail of the log standings.
Liphakoe FC and Swallows FC are both in a relegation zone. Masoaisoai is at a tail of log standings; meanwhile the Quthing side is just on a spot above Masoaisoai.
Both sides collected five points out of nine games they played. Liphakoe lost in four games, drawn in five games and it’s still winless.
Swallows just won one game, played a draw twice and it was beaten six times.
It’s only goals difference separating the two sides; with Liphakoe having -7 and Swallows having -17 of its goals difference.
Liphakoe will travel to Morija on the 30th November 2019 to face Lijabatho and Swallows will visit LCS FC on December 1, 2019 at LCS ground.