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Lord Khanyile Sports Ground was buzzing with excitement on Sunday, 18 June 2023, as Gomora K9 from Alexandra and First 11 from Kaalfontein clashed in a highly anticipated Last 16 match at the Lerato Lamola Winter Games. This game, which had been eagerly awaited throughout the weekend, lived up to its billing, leaving spectators on the edge of their seats in a thrilling encounter.
Gomora K9 entered the match with confidence, having won their previous game in the Last 32 stage with a dominant 4-0 victory over Ivory Park’s Super 7. Their impressive performance had set high expectations for their clash against First 11, who secured their place in the Last 16 by defeating Izidla Mlilo 1-0 in a closely contested match.
One of the surprises of the game was the presence of Xola “Blackberry” Nkala, a renowned soccer player known for his exceptional skills and fan-favorite nickname “Horror Movie.” Blackberry, who usually plays for AT Mambas and professionally plays for TTM, made a special appearance for First 11, adding an extra layer of excitement to the match.
The battle between Blackberry and the young talent Gift “Chairman” Kgotso in the midfield captivated the fans and showcased their skill and tenacity.
As the game unfolded, both teams displayed determination and skill, providing spectators with a thrilling contest. The tension escalated as the match reached its decisive moments. In the end, it was First 11 who emerged victorious with a fantastic strike from Blackberry, securing a hard-fought 1-0 win over Gomora.
With this victory, First 11 secured their place in the quarter-finals, where they will face off against Bruno on Sunday, 25 June. The excitement of the Lerato Lamola Winter Games continues, and soccer enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the next round of matches, set to take place on Saturday, 24 June.
The upcoming fixtures promise another day filled with captivating soccer action at Lord Khanyile Sports Ground. The schedule for Saturday’s matches is as follows:
09:30 AM: Ama2000 vs. Spain
11:30 AM: PSG vs. Bridgetown
01:30 PM: Wafa Wafa vs. Elements
03:30 PM: TM vs. Team of Choice
On Sunday, the quarter-finals will kick off, bringing us one step closer to the highly anticipated final, scheduled for 2 July. The Lerato Lamola Winter Games have been a remarkable celebration of talent, teamwork, and sportsmanship, and we invite all soccer enthusiasts to join us for a thrilling day of entertainment.
Let’s continue to support and celebrate the passion and skill displayed by ntwana tsa kasi.
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