Round 16 Review Of One Future Football

The defending champions Inter Nusantara are in big trouble. The Indonesian club’s 3-0 defeat to Riyadh Stars at the weekend leaves them seven points off the playoffs with six games remaining. Adam Akinola, Cerqueira and Gopi Sada scored for the Saudis in Jakarta.

Brasil Amazônia strengthened their grip on first place with a 3-2 win over second-place Naija United in Lagos. Andrea Olivieri scored twice for the Brazilians who are five points clear at the top.

Bondi FC have put their hand up as potential title challengers after beating South London United 3-0. Ricardo Augusto was Player of the Match after getting two assists. United did rest some key players, but Nick Stav’s Bondi were dominated. That’s three wins on the bounce.

Elsewhere, Tokyo Youth Club beat FC Angelenos 2-1 thanks to goals from Yacine Haddad and Ko Kato. Bengaluru Phoenix beat Club Sportivo Palermo by the same scoreline. Geronimo Martins and Noah Drakenburg scored for Dhanraj Dhurve's men. Hugo Muller scored a late winner for Paris St-Denis against Manhattan FC. The New Yorkers, who have been finalists in the previous two seasons, find themselves nine points off the playoffs.

Remember, the top six teams qualify for the end-of-season finals.