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2 JDR Stars FC 18 10 6 36
3 Alexandra United 18 9 6 33
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12 ACES 18 5 4 19
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1 Mbiyozo 6 0 6
2 Zimba 3 0 3
3 Metsi 3 0 3
4 Morojele 1 0 1
5 Barends 1 0 1
6 Pienaar 1 0 1
 
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Aces defeated by Swallows  


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Alex Black Aces opened their 2017/18 ABC Motsepe campaign with an unfortunate 2-nil loss to Swallows FC in Alex on Saturday afternoon.

Swallows FC, who acquired Orange Vaal Pro's scored via a 2nd half penalty and a last minute long range effort - and one sensed the struggling Birds sense of relief.

As in any league opening game, both teams took time to settle and there was a big battle to control the midfield and the Gold City Giants new coach Ashwin Sutton made his 1st tactical change in the 18th minute and introduced Dingaan Metsi for Ermano Barends.

Aces new keeper, Rito Hlabana kept Aces in the game with some good saves in the first half and the technical team would of gone into the break a little worried as they did not manage to test the Swallows keeper at all.

Swallows scored via a penalty in the 48th minute and Aces then introduced Collen Simba who was a live-wire and got Aces going upfront.

The last 20 minutes saw Swallows sitting back and they absorbed wave-after-wave of Aces attacks.

Mbiyozo and Simba had a few good chances and Aces racked up a string of corners, but could not bury them.

In the last minute of the game, an opportunistic long range effort screamed under Rito Hlabana but to be fair to the keeper, the ball took a wicked bounce off the bumpy Alex Stadium pitch.

RESULTS

Maccabi FC 1 - 0 Pretoria Callies
Alexandra Black Aces 0 - 2 Swallows FC
Vaal ProfessionalS 1 - 2 Alexandra United
JDR Stars 2 - 1 Garankuwa United
African All Stars 1 - 1 Leruma United
Thembisa Sports Centre 0 - 1 Dube Continental FC

M Tigers 1 - 2 Dondol Stars
Valencia 1 - 2 Baberwa

January 2018
Aces 0-2 Dondol
Aces host Dondol Stars
Birds down Aces
Aces start new year against Swallows
December 2017
Aces in fine win
Aces hosting Leruma United TODAY
Bad day for Aces
Aces up against African All Stars
Honours even in Tshwane
November 2017
Aces aim for 3-in-a-row
Aces vs M Tigers postponed
Can Aces tame the Tigers?
Great win by the Gold City Giants
Aces eyeing victory
Aces in fine win
Aces face Tembisa Sports Centre
Aces pipped in 7-goal classic
Aces in 6-pointer against Valencia
October 2017
Aces downed by league leaders
Aces up against league leaders
Aces 1-1 Dondol
Aces away to Dondol
Aces draw with Garankuwa
Aces searching for points
Aces back to winning ways
Aces need points against Callies
Aces pipped agin
Aces vs Baberwa fixture rescheduled
Aces downed by Dube
September 2017
Aces off to Soweto for Round 4
Aces in fine win
Aces determined
Aces pipped by United
Aces host Alex United
Aces exit Nedbank Cup
Aces defeated by Swallows
2017/18 league kickoff
Aces awaiting league kickoff
July 2017
Congrats to Lebo Manyama
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