Ndzoli FC wins local soccer tournament

Kempton Park Spurs hosted a four team tournament on May 19 and Ndzoli FC walked away as the tournament champions.

Kempton Park Spurs hosted a four-team tournament on May 19 alongside Ndzilo FC, Ikhaya FC and Top Bet FC.
Spurs took on Ndzilo FC in the first game.

Sparks were flying in the first opening minutes of the game, with both teams looking for an early goal.

Both defences were strong, and the real battle was in the middle of the park.

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The middle field structures and tactics of both were on point, which gave Spurs clearer chances, and they got on the scoreboard before half-time.

Some of the action from the tournament.

As the second half commenced, Ndzilo came in with guns blazing.

Trailing 1-0, they had to get back in the game as quickly as possible, and their efforts were rewarded when they scored the equaliser.

Ndzilo started to see more of the ball and launched additional attacks against Spurs.

The Spurs defence was up to the task and managed to prevent all goal attempts from the multiple attacks.

Spurs gradually got back in the back game and started going pound for pound with Ndzilo.

Spurs missed a clear-cut chance which could have sealed the win for them.

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Both teams could not be separated, and the game had to be decided on penalties.

Spurs lost 4-5 on penalties to hand Ndzoli the win.

The second game saw Ikhaya FC take on Top Bet FC.

Some of the action from the penalty shootout between Kempton Park Spurs FC and Ndzoli FC.

Ikhaya FC featured younger and more skilful players, which meant they stood a better chance of winning the game.

But that was not the case.

Top Bet used their experience to triumph 5-4 on penalties over Ikhaya after a 4-4 draw.

Ndzilo and Top Bet faced off in the final game.

The battle was tight in the middle of the park, and both teams were up to the task.

Top Bet won the game 2-1, walking away as tournament champions.

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