Biwa Eleven inflict first defeat to log leaders
08 Sep 2019 17:20pm
REHOBOTH, 08 SEP (NAMPA) Biwa Eleven defeated Black Stars 3-1 and inflicted a first defeat to the log leaders of the Hoachanas Development Trust Football League game week 4 played on Saturday at Dolam stadium in Hoachanas.
A brace by Reinholdt Nikodemus and a goal by Kevin Nakhom saw Biwa Eleven close the gap on Black Stars, with Innocent Howeka scoring for Black Stars.
Both teams now sit on 16 points with Black Stars having a superior goal difference of plus 15.
Speaking to Nampa after the match on Saturday, Biwa Eleven coach Roderick van Neel said his team had intense training sessions during the week leading up to the match.
We worked on different tactics and strategies and implemented what we practiced during our sessions in the match. It was not an easy game, but the boys showed they were hungrier than their opponents, he explained.
In other matches played on Saturday Stout Makers defeated Sunrise Football Club 2-1, while Hoachanas Children Fund FC cruised 3-1 past SKW United, with ||Kho-khoën and Black Stars playing to a goalless draw.
Black Stars although dropping four points still lead the log with 16 points after seven matches, followed by Biwa Eleven in second position also on 16 points after the same number of matches.
Stout Makers is in third place with 15 points after seven matches, with Hoachanas Children Fund occupying fourth place with 14 points, having played eight matches.
Bafana Eleven are in fifth position with 13 points after seven matches and ||Kho-khoën in sixth with 10 points.
SKW United are on four points in 7th position after eight matches with Sunrise FC on three points after seven matches.
||Goa-!haob are rock bottom in 9th position on one point after seven matches.