Ndlambe Local Football Association league logs

THE Ndlambe Local Football Association league has gone unnoticed since it began in January.

STRONG CONTENDERS: The local football league is known as a marathon journey but Majjaga Stars’ consistency makes them prominent contenders for the tittle, seated in second position with one point behind league leaders Picture: TK MTIKI

With the league approaching an end and the majority of teams left with 13 games to play, Talk of the Town presents an overview of standings thus far. The league has a total of 14 participating teams.

The best team of the season with the highest points will be promoted to the Castle League where most professional players are scouted from. This local league might be a stepping stone to greater opportunities to young talented players.

Siyanda Faltein, who plays for Majjaga Stars, is a living testimony of this. On April 27 he received a call from Ke Yona Team recruiters (Nedbank Team) requesting him to submit his details for the possibility of playing for Ke Yona Team. He is left with the stress of convincing professional coaches that he is capable of playing for a team that will compete with one of ABSA Premiership teams next season.

Majjaga Stars is one of the prominent contenders of the local league tittle remained in position number two after weekend results with a game in hand. Majjaga Stars defeated Young Ideas 3-1 in a must win game over the weekend. Having played 17 games Majjaga Stars has managed to win 44 points out of these games and are one point behind league leaders Mighty Forest.

Arrows are in third position with 35 points, Paubs is in fourth position with 34 points, Romans at number five with 32 points, City XI at six with 28 points, and Young Chiefs on number seven with 25 points.

Other teams include Young Ideas at eight with 25 points, Baroka FC number nine with 24 points, Eleven Masters tenth with 18 points, Dangerous Bucks 11th with 15 points, Tokyo City battling at 12th position with 13 points, Cosmos struggling at 13th with 6 points and Black Aces trailing at 14th and facing relegation. For upcoming results follow our next edition.

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