Mathews Phosa College VS Beacon College Soccer Tournament
On the 24th of July 2019 Mathews Phosa College played two friendly soccer matches against Beacon College from Malelane.The game kicked off at 13:00 on a warm Wednesday afternoon, it may have been a friendly match on paper but on the pitch there was nothing friendly as both teams went in guns blazing to get a victory.
The deadlock was broken in the 10th minute of the game when the visitors went 1 nil up thanks to a penalty when a defender from Mathews Phosa College handled a ball inside the 18 area. The tide of the game immediately turned with the home side looking for an equalizer. The score at half time was 2-0 and the visitors had a comfortable lead at the half way point. However, the quick thinking coach of Mathews Phosa College made two critical substitutions at half time and changed the team formation. These changes proved to be the difference and the visitors were stunned when in the first five minutes of the second half Mathews Phosa College had equalized.
The game showed no side of slowing down and before the time was up Mathews Phosa College scored two more goals ending the Match at 4-2 in favor of the home side, the Under 17 team was not so fortunate narrowly losing the match by two goals to Zero in a hotly contested game that was arguably the match of the day.