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Reserve League update - 17/05/07


The battle for top spot in the Premier Soccer League (PSL) Reserve League continued as the teams took to the field last Thursday afternoon.

At Germiston Stadium, the Moroka Swallows Reserves beat the second-placed Kaizer Chiefs Reserves 2-0, courtesy of a Bongani Mbele brace.

Chiefs' loss was Orlando Pirates' gain as the 'Buccaneers' Reserves consolidated their position at the top of the Reserve League standings with an emphatic 3-1 victory over the SuperSport United Reserves at Johannesburg Stadium's B Field.

On the scoresheet for Pirates were Romeo Konan, Jabu Mahlangu and Paulus Masehe, who scored from the penalty spot, while Kamohelo Mokotjo got the solitary goal for United.

After their loss, Chiefs fell a further four points behind Pirates, handing the maiden Reserve League title to the 'Buccaneers'.

CONFIRMATION OF RESULTS:

Swallows 2 (Mbhele x2) Kaizer Chiefs 0

Pirates 3 (Konan, Mahlangu, Masehe penalty) SuperSport 1 (Mokotjo)

NEXT RESERVE LEAGUE MATCHES:

Monday, May 21:

Jomo Cosmos v Kaizer Chiefs
BOKSBURG STADIUM

Benoni Premier Utd. v Orlando Pirates
PAM BRINK STADIUM

BidVest Wits v Moroka Swallows
BIDVEST STADIUM

Latest Reserve League standings (as at May 21, 2007):

Who has played, won, lost and drawn in the PSL Reserve League...
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Pirates 13 9 2 2 32 13 +19 29
Chiefs 13 8 1 4 24 16 +8 25
Cosmos 12 6 4 2 21 14 +7 22
Wits 12 6 2 4 19 17 +2 20
Swallows 13 5 1 7 21 22 -3 14
SuperSport Utd 13 3 3 7 17 25 -8 12
Premier Utd 12 4 0 8 14 20 -6 12
Sundowns 12 2 2 8 18 36 -18 8
Last Updated: 21 May 2007

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For more information please visit
www.vw.co.za

TBC

May 20
Castle Premiership:
Drew 0-0 v SuperSport
Venue: Germiston Stadium

May 11
Castle Premiership:
Won 3-0 v Santos
Venue: Athlone Stadium

April 28
Castle Premiership:
Won 3-2 v Maritzburg
Venue: Germiston Stadium

April 21
Castle Premiership:
Drew 0-0 v AmaZulu
Venue: Germiston Stadium

April 8
Castle Premiership
Won 3-1 v Celtic
Venue: Seisa Ramabodu

April 1
Castle Premiership
Drew 1-1 v Chiefs
Venue: Germiston Stadium

March 11
Castle Premiership
Won 2-0 v Wits
Venue: Bidvest Stadium

March 3
Castle Premiership
Won 1-0 v Arrows
Venue: Germiston Stadium

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