Prestige Development Academy battles it out against Midas Football Academy

Showing off thier skills on the field during the game.

Prestige Football Development Academy has been competing in the Johannesburg Super League . In the U/13 category, the Prestige team recently put five goals past the goalposts of their Midas Football Academy opponents, and conceded only one. The final score was 5–1.

In the U/15 division, Prestige Academy’s players were not to be outdone by their juniors when they faced Midas Academy. Prestige proved to be the better of the teams as they slotted in six goals to Midas’ solitary goal, making the score 6–1.

The Prestige Academy U/19 team ready for action. Photos: Sonwabile Antonie.

In the U/17 category, Prestige Academy took on Midas Football in a fierce clash. No side could get the better of the other and the match ended as a one-all draw. However, Prestige Academy’s U/19s will have to go back to the drawing board after they narrowly lost 0–1 to Midas Football.

Earlier this month, Prestige Academy took on Meadowlands Football Club. The U/13 team trounced their opponents 3–0, but the U/15s had to settle for a one-all draw. The U/17 team fared worse, losing narrowly by 2–3 to their opponents. The U/19s could not change their club’s fortunes, and also lost 1–2 to their counterparts.

The Prestige Academy U/15 team were ready to face their opponents.

Coach Thabiso Mogibe said although results were not satisfactory, the season has just started.

“We have plans in place to improve our players further. We know where they excel and where they fall short. If we work on our weaknesses and don’t neglect our strengths, all our teams will have a reason to celebrate after every match,” he said.

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