League to be decided on Last day of the season in the Gert Sibande Regional League

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Fireworks are expected to go off after today last matches in the Gert Sibande Men Regional League stream B1&B2. The champions of both league streams from the Gert Sibande Region stream B will be known after the final whistle today Sunday 13 June 2021. The streams B1&B2 are made of teams from Chief Albert Luthuli LFA, Mkhondo LFA and Msukaligwa LFA.

Stream B1 leaders Flamingo United FC will go into their last match against No Fear FC leading by 3 points having accumulated 34 points after 15 matches. They need a draw against No Fear FC playing at home. Hot on their heals is Mayflower FC and Breyten Home Sweepers, both are tied at 31 points separated by goal difference. 2nd placed Mayflower FC will play Breyten Stars away at KwaZanele Stadium in their last match. Breyten Home Sweepers will face relegation threatened at Losta Stars FC at 1pm at Nkonjaneni Ground, Mkhondo.

The road to the ABC Motsepe League will still be far away after the final league matches. The winners of Stream B1&B2 will still have to lock horns on a home and away basis.

The odds favor Flymingo United FC going into the last match needing just a draw, a situation they last found themselves on in the 2013/14 season when they finished 2nd to Tjakastaad Junior Sheppard now playing in the ABC Motsepe League. Then there is Stream B2 where the title will be also be decided today between log leaders Fernie Batallion (42pts) and seasoned campaigners Somhlolo FC (39pts). The two teams separated by 2 points will lock horns on today at Lothair Primary School Ground. Somhlo United will have the advantage of playing at home but in desperate need of three points. Abafana Bamkhulu as Fernie Battalions is affectionately known need a draw to win the league and qualify for the next stage.

The road to the ABC Motsepe League will still be far away after the final league matches. The winners of Stream B1&B2 will lock horns on a home and away basis where the winner will then proceed to the Regional League Promotional Playoffs representing the Gert Sibande Region.  They will play against champions from Ehlanzeni and Nkangala.

Gert Sibande Men Regional League 2020/21 season latest log as at 06 June 2021.

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