We take a closer statistical look at Ajax Cape Town’s 2016/17 season, which wrapped up this past weekend with their final league match.
6 – Nathan Paulse and Prince Nxumalo were Ajax Cape Town’s leading scorers, with six goals apiece. All of Paulse’s goals were netted in the Absa Premiership, while Nxumalo got five in the league and one in the Nedbank Cup.
9 – Ajax failed to score in nine of their 30 Absa Premiership matches – three times at home and six times on the road.
10 – The number of clean sheets Ajax kept in the season. The Urban Warriors conceded an average of 1.17 goals per game in the league.
12 – Ajax had 12 different goal scorers through the season: Nathan Paulse, Eric Chipeta, Bantu Mzwakali, Mark Mayambela, Prince Nxumalo, Thabo Mosadi, Ndiviwe Mdabuka, Grant Margeman, Rodrick Kabwe, Aubrey Funga, Neo Makua and one own goal.
40 – The average time in minutes in which Ajax conceded their first goal of a match through the Absa Premiership season.
42 – The average time in minutes in which Ajax scored their first goal of a match through the Absa Premiership season.