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Sport - Date: 08 June 2018
Written by: Frank Mavhungu / Viewed: 1526
The much-awaited MMK Administrators Soccer League promotional playoff matches will be played this weekend. The champions from the nine streams will battle it out for a place in the ABC Motsepe League.
The teams that finished on top of their respective streams are United Artists, Mukula Young Santos, Nweli Stone Breakers, Ficus FC, Berea FC, Tshivhilidulu Hungry Lions/Rabali Pull Together/ Maelula United Brothers, Mpheni Home Defenders/Makhitha Oscar Stars, Tshakhuma RO Nandilani and Wayeni Sea Robbers.
The league’s disciplinary committee was still to make a ruling in the matters involving Mpheni Home Defenders and Makhitha Oscar Stars and Tshivhilidulu Hungry Lions, Rabali Pull Together and Maelula United Brothers at the time of our going to press.
The teams have been divided into three groups. The first group, comprising Berea FC, Tshakhuma RO Nandilani and Nweli Stone Breakers, will play their matches at the Makhuvha Stadium. Mukula Young Santos, United Artists and the winner in the matter involving Mpheni Home Defenders will play their matches at the Rabali Stadium.
The last group will comprise Wayeni Sea Robbers, Ficus FC and the winner in the matter involving Tshivhilidulu Hungry Lions and others, and their matches will be staged at the Malamulele Stadium.
Teams that will finish on top of their respective groups, together with the best runners-up, will meet in the semifinal matches at the Tshfulanani Stadium on Saturday and Makhuvha on Sunday.
According to a statement from the league, the toss for the semifinal matches will be conducted tomorrow (Saturday) evening. The final is scheduled to be played at the Thohoyandou Stadium on Sunday, 17 June.
The overall champions will represent the region in the provincial playoffs that will be staged at the Giyani Stadium on a date still to be announced. The top two teams in the provincial playoffs will be promoted to the ABC Motsepe League.
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Sharpened to kill, Berea FC.
Frank is a Human Resources Manager at the Department of Public Works in Limpopo. He is the longest serving correspondent of the Mirror, having joined us at the end of 1990. He mainly writes sports reports and resides at Tsianda Village. In 2004, Frank won the National Castle League Award, an award for the best reporter in the SAB league in South Africa.