KwaZulu-Natal defending Champions Durban Ladies fought to a 4-2 victory over Remax Shooting Stars in their Sasol League provincial championships match at the Sasol League road show held at Impumelelo Stadium, Dundee on Saturday.
Having not lost a game this season and boasting a number of Banyana Banyana players, the Durban Ladies were favourites going into the much anticipated game which did not disappoint when it came to action. Both sides captained by national team players where looking to draw from the inspiration that the Banyana Banyana players would bring to the field.
Durban Ladies controlled the early stages of the game, having the majority of the possession and spending most of the time in their opponents half.
The first half deadlock was broken when Durban Ladies were awarded a penalty after Banyana Banyana striker, Silindile Ngubane was bought down in the box. Nomfundo Mchunu stepped up and slotted it in to the corner. A first half brace from Ngubane meant that the Durban Ladies went into the break with a 3 -0 lead.
Remax Shooting Stars pulled back two goals in the second half, through Nomthandazo Khubeka and Samkelisiwe Ncongo and its seemed the game was on until Ngubane netted her third goal and with that giving her a hat-trick.
The 2013 Sasol League season will come to an end at the Sasol League National Championships taking place in Klerksdorp, North West from Monday, 25th November – Sunday, 01 December 2013.