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2 Orange Vaal FC 30 17 10 61
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2 Ngobeni 6 1 7
3 Mathenjwa 4 0 4
4 Mtsweni 3 0 3
5 Mogaila 3 0 3
6 Venditti 2 0 2
 
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Alexandra Black Aces fought back well to salvage a 1-1 draw against the table toppers at Balfour Park on Saturday afternoon

The match was billed a 'key' encounter as a win for Maccabi would of put one hand on the league title. The Balfour Park franchise came into the game with a 3-point cushion over the chasing Orange Vaal Professionals and JDR.

And it was Maccabi who opened their account virtually from kickoff and courtesy of some sloppy defending. 1-0.

Aces then found their rhythm and actually shaded exchanges as the 1st half came to an end.

In the 59th minute Siyanda Mathenjwa hit his 4th goal of the season with a sensational goal to equalise. He picked up posssession on the halfway line and sensing the keeper was off his line, blasted a rocket of a shot into goal.

Coach Lombi Mabusela then went and searched for victory and in quick succession substituted Kurt Pienaar for Themba Njwaga, Slindile Ntsele for Tebogo Mahopa and Tsietsi Mahowa for Gavin Abrahams.

Despite creating numerous chances it was Maccabi who hung on for a valuable poiint.

The draw moved them up to 59 points and with one tricky away game to Ama BEE next Saturday. A win gaurantees them a playoff berth but should they draw or loose and this seasons form team Orange Vaal Professionals beat Moroka Swallows – or draw, should JDR loose to Baberwa, their season could come crashing down.

In other results Mofolo BET Stars, grabbed a lifeline as they surprised M. Tigers with a 1-0 home victory and with two games left still have a mathematical chance of saving relegation.

Moroka Swallows lost their 15th of the season to JDR Stars. The once famous Dube Birds are technically relegated although will need results to go their way and beat the title chasing Orange Vaal Professionals away to stand a chance of remaining in the ABC Motsepe Gauteng league.

Aces last match will be against Valencia at the Greek Sporting Club on Saturday 1 April 2017.

RESULTS

Alexandra United 0 - 6 Orange Vaal Professionals FC

Mofolo BET Stars 1 - 0 M. Tigers

Leruma United FC 2 - 1 African All Stars

Garankuwa United (postponed) Dondol Stars

Valencia FC 2 - 2 Vaal Professional

Maccabi FC 1 - 1 Alexandra Black Aces

Baberwa FC 3 - 0 Ama BEE FC

Moroka Swallows 0 - 1 JDR Stars FC

April 2017
Aces decimate Valencia
March 2017
Last game of season
All square vs Maccabi
Its all about winning!
Baberwa defeat Aces
Honours even Vs Swallows
AmaZayoni vs AmaSwaiSwai
Honours even VS JDR
Aces face acid test against JDR Stars
February 2017
4-goal hero Mbiyozo drills Ama BEE
Aces aim for 9 unbeaten games
All square vs Orange Vaal
Aces aim to keep unbeaten run intact
Aces hammer Vaal
Featured Player: Mphophotwane Mothogwane
Aces searching for a third straight win
Alex Aces humble Dondol Stars
In the Media
Featured Player: Tsietsi Mahoa
Aces seeking the double over Stars
January 2017
Gomora Community Initiatives Program
Great 2-1 win against All Stars
Aces host African All Stars
All square vs Lerumo FC
Aces targeting 3-points
It's derby time!
Aces back to winning ways
Aces all set for GaRankuwa
2nd round starts on Saturday
December 2016
Aces back to winning ways
All CAF nominees
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Aces WANT 3-points from Maccabi
Featured Player: Esau Mtsweni
Bon Voyage Dennis Masina
November 2016
Aces 'Triple Threat'
Old Rivalry Renewed!
Aces in another crucual clash
JDR 3-1 Aces
Featured Player: Alessandro Venditti
Aces gunning for Stars!
BREAKING NEWS:
Featured player: Washington Arubi
Another crucial top of table clash awaits Aces
All square vs Orange Vaal
Featured Player: Cliff Ngobeni
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Aces gear up for Top of Table clash
Honours even in Vaal
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