Against CUT Football on 7 September, TuksFootball claimed all three points in a 1-0 victory. This pushed the team up the log to fourth from a former sixth place with a total of 11 points. Tuks still has time to redeem themselves by securing a place in the semi-finals.On 11 September, TuksFootball will play UWC Football. For Wits Football and UFH Football, 2017’s campaign has been difficult. With goal differences of -14 and -24 respectively, both teams showed porous defence. Wits is Football is ranked seventh with 6 points while UFH Football sits at the bottom of the log with 0 points. Overall, 2017’s Varsity Football has been exciting, with 78 goals being scored to date. As for whom this year’s semi-finalists will be, if the previous rounds’ fixtures are anything to go by, the battle for the top four spots will be an interesting one to watch.

Elsewhere in SA, the ABSA Premiership concluded its second round of fixtures on 23 August with unexpected leaders, Maritzburg United and Cape Town City, maintaining their 100% starts to the 2017/18 season. The first two rounds were a different story for Ajax Cape Town and Platinum Stars, who sit 15th and 16th in the overall standings respectively, with neither having registered a win.

 

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