Edenvale goes head to head against Sunward Park

The u-9 players from Edenvale and Sunward Park football clubs recently competed against each other in a catch-up league game.

The game, which Edenvale lost 2-3, was played on July 28 at Edenvale’s home grounds.

The u-9 goalkeeper from Edenvale Football Club jumps into the air to prevent a player from Sunward Park Football Club from scoring. Sunward Park won the game 3-2.

Following their victory, Sunward Park is now the top team in the u-9 fifth division league.

Dalene Holder, chairperson of EFC, said despite the loss Edenvale is doing well this soccer season.

She said most of the club’s teams are in the top five of their respective leagues.

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U-9 players from Edenvale and Sunward Park football clubs fight for possession of the ball during a league game played on July 28. Sunward Park won the game 3-2.

In the u-12 first division league, Edenvale is sitting in first and second position.

The club’s senior first team is second on the log and the senior’s first division team is third in their league.

“We hope to maintain our positions on the league and have some teams win the league and cup this season,” said Holder.

Edenvale players rush to congratulate a teammate who scored a goal during Edenvale’s league match against Sunward Park Football Club on July 28.

Results from cup games Edenvale’s teams participated in over the weekend of July 28 and 29 are as follows:

• Edenvale’s u-6 first division team beat Balfour Alex Football Club (2-1).

• Edenvale’s u-7 promotional team beat Old Benonians Football Club (3-2).

• Luso Africa Football Club’s u-8 fourth division team beat Edenvale (4-1).

• Edenvale’s u-10 promotional team beat Pro Athletico (8-5).

• Highlands Park Football Club’s u-11 second division team beat Edenvale (3-0).

Players from Edenvale Football Club’s u-9 team run the ball up the field during their match against Sunward Park Primary School.

• Panorama Football Club’s u-11 super league team beat Edenvale (1-0).

• Edenvale’s u-11 promotional team beat Luso Africa Football Club (3-0).

• Edenvale’s u-12 first division first team beat Bedfordview Country Club (BCC) Football Club (2-1).

• Edenvale’s u-12 first division second team beat warriors Edenvale (3-0).

• Edenvale’s second division team beat Balfour Alex Football Club (5-1).

• Bidvest Wits Football Club’s u-17 beat Edenvale (2-1).

Fancy footwork from Edenvale Football Clubs’s u-9 goalkeeper prevented a Sunward Park player from scoring this shot. Sunward Park beat Edenvale 3-2.

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