Champagne on ice for Acornbush

Acornbush United players just ahead of their game against Cape Town City.

Acornbush United can clinch the Mpumalanga ABC Motsepe League today when they visit Tjakastaad Junior Sheppards.

The match will take place at Elukwatini Stadium. Kick-off is at 15:00.
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The match follows Acornbush’s heroics in the Nedbank Cup where they beat Cape Town City 1-0. Their involvement in the cup means that they will play their catch-up fixture against Sheppards later today.

Also read: Acornbush leads in Motsepe league

Should Acornbush avoid a defeat today, they will be confirmed as champions of the provincial league, with five games left. They currently lead the league with 63-points after 24-games. Their closest rivals – TS Galaxy – follow with 49-points after 25-games. There is a 14-point gap between the two sides.

The Mpumalanga ABC Motsepe correct as of Wednesday, March 15
Pos Team P W D L GF GA GD Points
1 Acornbush United FC 24 20 3 1 73 17 56 63
2 TS Galaxy FC 25 14 7 4 41 19 22 49
3 Phiva Young Stars FC 24 13 6 5 38 21 17 45
4 Witbank Citylads FC 25 11 8 6 46 28 18 41
5 Mlambo Royal Cubs FC 25 11 6 8 47 32 15 39
6 Tjakastaad Junior Sheppards 24 10 6 8 39 33 6 36
7 Mapulaneng United FC 24 10 4 10 33 41 -8 34
8 Forek Academy FC 24 9 4 11 32 38 -6 31
9 FC Zone Mavo 24 7 8 9 40 41 -1 29
10 Lumoja FC 25 7 8 10 39 40 -1 29
11 Barberton City Stars FC 24 8 4 12 30 39 -9 28
12 Secunda Stars FC 25 6 9 10 19 32 -13 27
13 F.C Benfica 25 7 4 14 28 67 -39 25
14 Mhluzi Black Rangers FC 24 5 9 10 28 33 -5 24
15 Mphakathi Academy FC 25 6 6 13 24 43 -19 24
16 Premier United FC 23 2 6 15 22 55 -33 12
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Richard Nkosi

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