Vasco da Gama and Santos share spoils

Vasco da Gama and Santos share spoils

Saturday’s big National First Division game in the Mother City between Vasco da Gama and Santos ended 1-1 as the two Portuguese coaches, Tony de Nobrega and Zeca Marques, had to share the bragging rights.

Vasco opened the scoring through centre back Nathan Gertse from close range before a Suhayl Allie set piece gave the People’s Team their first point of the season on a cold and windy afternoon in Parow.

Vasco saw Ritchie Sebastio red carded in the 80th minute.

Vasco’s next fixture is away at Baroka FC on Saturday, 12 September. They Cape side are currently in position 9 on the NFD table with two draws from two games.

Weekend NFD Results:

  • Royal Eagles 0-1 Cape Town All Stars
  • Thanda Royal Zulu 0-0 AmaZulu
  • Milano United 2-0 Mthatha Bucks
  • Moroka Swallows 1-0 FC Cape Town
  • Witbank Spurs 0-0 Highlands Park
  • African Warriors 0-0 Black Leopards
  • Vasco Da Gama 1-1 Santos
  • Baroka FC 1-0 Mbombela United