Maccabi League teams fly the flag in non-Jewish competitions
FOOTBALL TWO goals from Lewis Walker plus one from David Ossack steered Glenthorne United into the third round of the London Cup after they beat Norwich City Supporters Club 3-2.
A Jonny Lee double eased Catford & Bromley Maccabi into the third round of the County Cup after they beat Millers FC 3-0. David Lee claimed the other.
FC Team A claimed an emphatic 4-0 success against Hackney Downs Afro-Caribbean FC with captain Richard Sternberg, Jules Noti, Lorian Madanes and an own goal putting them through.
In the JC MSFL Premier Division, efforts from Lee Bibring and Louis Basger kept London Maccabi Lions A within a point of top spot after beating Red- bridge A 2-0. North London Raiders A won a relegation six-pointer against London Maccabi Lions B. Jonny Blain and Ashley Davidson were on the mark in the 2-1 win. Will Beresford replied.
A brace from captain Lee Cash plus one apiece from Danny Daggers and Ryan Sher helped North West Neasden A squeeze past Bafana Bafana 4-3. Jonny Lawrence and Seth Green hit back for Bafana.
Neasden boss Jamie Cole said: “Bafana were a strong well organised outfit. We battled to the end and deserved the points.”
Reigning champions Hendon United A were made to sweat against Oakwood EDRS A. Having beaten them 10-2 in the corresponding fixture, Jonathan Kestenbaum’s troops sneaked home 2-1 with Saul Conway and supersub Greg Corin pushing them up the table. Danny Cohen had equalised for Oakwood. Chigwell B moved into second place in Division One after overcoming Camden Park 3-0 courtesy of strikes from Greg Bookman (2) and Daniel Gordon.
Joint-leaders Montana A failed to win for the third week running as Jon Morris scored the only goal of the game for Southgate Harmen A.
Faithfold B continued their inconsistent form with Adam Phillips on target in the 1-1 draw against Brady Maccabi for whom Rob Kleinman netted.
Gav Noe (3), Pinty Baddiel (2), Ari Birnbaum, Alex Neiss and Chaim Gothold were the goal men as Hendon B claimed their first victory with an 8-3 demolition of Golders Green. Tal Stern (2) and Aviv Reuben replied.
Three goals from Antony Kintish put Oakwood B top of Division Two following a 5-3 win against Rapid Banta. Robert Bloch and Daniel Abrams fin- ished the job. Adam Carter (2) and Stefan Simons replied for Banta.
Temple Fortune maintained their promotion hopes by coming from a goal down to beat Redbridge B 4-1. Ben Isaacs (2), Jon Leseer and a Matt Geppert own goal gave them three points.
Scrabble maintained their unbeaten run with a 5-1 success against Southgate Harmen B.
Four goals from Steve Bloom put Neasden C top of Division Three after they hammered Holy Mount Zion 5-1. Gary Dymant completed the rout.
Faithfold C saw their title hopes dented as they tasted defeat for the first time in a 4-2 loss against London Maccabi Lions C. Laurence Swerner, Paul Buxton, JJ Ramos and James Stanley gave Lions the points. A Nicky Woolf hat-trick helped North London Raiders B trounce Zig Zag 7-1. Joe Tankel, Nick Kenton, Ben Hart and Adam Posner finished the job. Red Sea and Montana Boca United B shared six goals. Jason Lindsay, Sacha Benfredj and Mark Lazarus were on target for Red Sea with Jamie Rosen (2) and Simon Isaacs netting for Montana.
Chigwell Athletic C went joint-top of Division Four after beating Dynamo Hendon 4-1. Simon Marks (2), Glenn Davis and Russell Yershon were their goal men.
Tal Pelta bagged a brace as UJIA claimed their first victory with a 4-1 routing of Kenton.
FC Marylebone needed a lastminute goal to beat L’Equipe 3-2. Jon Davody, Ben Liebermann and Olivier Levy-Bencheton saw them home.
Hendon Hawks made it three out of three with a 4-0 success against FC Team C. Shim Bensoor (2), Josh Gaon and Daniel Polak maintained their perfect start.