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Downs Ladies Hammer Richmond In Eight-Goal Show

Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies showed no mercy as they thrashed Richmond United 8-0 at home to maintain their spot at the summit of the Hollywoodbets Super League table.

Boitumelo Rabale scored a hat-trick to go joint-top goal scorer with University of Western Cape (UWC)’s Philisa Mjambane on 11 goals. Lebogang Ramalepe grabbed a brace, with the other goals coming from Melinda Kgadiete, Refilwe Tholakele and Miche Minnies. The defending champions now have 47 points in 18 matches, while United are eighth with 25 points from the same number of games.

UWC opened a two-point gap between themselves and their nearest competitor University of Johannesburg (UJ) after their 2-1 win over City Lads in Gqeberha. Noxolo Cesane and Nombifikile Ndlou were on target for the Blues as they stayed in second position with 41 points in 17 matches. Lads remain in 14th position with 13 points also from 17 games.

Meanwhile, UJ dropped two points away in KwaZulu-Natal as they were held to a goalless draw by Durban Ladies. UJ remain in third position with 39 points from 18 matches while Durban Ladies remain unmoved in 13th spot with 15 points from 17 outings.

JVW Football club made strides in closing in on the top three as they defeated troubled Thunderbirds Ladies 4-0 in Soweto. Banyana Banyana winger Gabriela Salgado grabbed a hat-trick while Nokwazi Mnomiya also scored to see the Blue Diamonds in fourth place with 33 points in their 17th outing. The Eastern Cape-based outfit remain rooted at the basement with just three points in 18 matches.

Other results:

  • First Touch Academy 4-1 TUT Matsatsantsa Ladies
  • University of Fort Hare 1-1 TS Galaxy Queens
  • Lindelani Ladies 0-3 Royal AM

Updated log standings:

Lethabo Kganyago
Lethabo Kganyago
Lethabo Kganyago is currently working as a web and newspaper writer for iDiski Times. This award-winning sports journalist covers the Limpopo area and also specialises in coverage of women's football, including Banayana Banyana.