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NEDBANK CUP PRELIMINARY FIXTURES FOR GAC TEAMS ANNOUNCED

The fixtures for the Nedbank Cup qualifying competition for teams competing in the GladAfrica Championship have been announced by the PSL.

Cape Town All Stars vs Royal AM

Pretoria Callies vs Steenburg United FC

Bizana Pondo Chiefs vs Cape Town Spurs

Polokwane City vs TS Sporting

Free State Stars vs Uthongathi FC

JDR Stars vs Cape United

Sekhukhune United FC vs Jomo Cosmos

Richards Bay FC vs Univ. of Pretoria

Dates, times and venues to be announced.

SIX NEW TEAMS AND TWO NAME CHANGES IN GAC FOR 2020/21

Bizana Pondo Chiefs won the ABC Motsepe League and earned promotion to the GAC.

Pretoria Callies made the final of the ABC Motsepe League Playoffs and earned promotion to the GAC

Polokwane City return to the 1st division after finishing bottom of the PSL last season

Ajax Cape Town are rebranded as Cape Town Spurs

Cape Town All Stars who sold their status to Tim Sukazi at TS Galaxy two seasons ago, have now bought their GAC status back after Tim Sukazi’s purchase of the Highlands Park PSL status.

NEW GAC SEASON STARTS TODAY

The second season of the GladAfrica Championship gets underway today as Cape Town takes centre stage with the opening fixtures of the 2020/21 season.

Cae Town All Stars take on JDR Stars, while CT Spurs host Polokwane City. Both matches kick off at 15h30

ABC MOTSEPE LEAGUE PLAYOFFS 2020

The playoffs for teams from the ABC Motsepe League will start today Monday 9 November 2020 at the Vaal University of Technology gounds in Vanderbyl Park. The Patrice Motsepe Foundation has funded the ABC Motsepe League since 2014 and by the end of this week a seventh pair of clubs from South Africa's ranks will be promoted to the GladAfrcia Championship for next season.

PROMOTIONAL PLAYOFF FIXTURE DATES, VENUES AND TIMES

The fixtures, dates, times and venues have been announced by the PSL and are as follows:

Match 1 - Ajax Cape Town vs TTM FC     Sunday 06 September 2020     Rand Stadium     15h00

Match 2 - Black Leopards vs Ajax Cape Town   Wednesday 09 September 2020     FNB Stadium     15h00

Match 3 - TTM FC vs Black Leopards     Saturday 12 September 2020     Bidvest Stadium     15h00

GLADAFRICA GROUP CONGRATULATES CHAMPIONS

After entering into a five-year partnership agreement with the Premier Soccer League to be the title sponsor of the second-tier professional football league in South Africa, The GladAfrica Group offered their congratulations to Swallows FC for winning the inaugural GladAfrica Championship title. The GladAfrica Group stated that it gave them immense pleasure to be part of the crowning of the first ever champions of this exciting league.

GLADAFRICA CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY HANDOVER

The Premier Soccer League together with partners GladAfrica have confirmed that irrespective of what transpires during Wednesday's fixtures, the GladAfrica Championship trophy will be handed to the champions on Sunday, 30 August 2020.
Either Ajax Cape Town or Swallows FC will be the first team to be engraved on the new trophy which was unveiled by PSL Chairman Dr Irvin Khoza and GladAfrica Chairman Neol Mashaba a few weeks ago. 

DATES FOR START OF NEW SOUTH AFRICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE SEASON

The Premier Soccer League Chairman Dr. Irvin Khoza has announced the dates of the 2020/21 season.
The 2020/21 domestic football season will kick-off on the weekend of 09/10 October 2020.
There will be two domestic transfer windows. The first window will start on 22 September 2020 for a period of eight weeks until 10 November 2020 with the domestic transfer window starting on 02 February 2021 until the end February 2021.

DRAW OF HOME STADIUMS FOR SEASON RESTART

The draw for the home stadiums for both the ABSA Premiership teams and those in the GladAfrica Championship was held at the offices of the PSL on 29 July 2020.

The home stadiums for GladAfrica championship teams is as follows:

RAND STADIUM                               - Ajax Cape Town & JDR Stars

MAKHULONG STADIUM                  - Swallows FC & Steenberg United FC

UJ SOWETO CAMPUS                    - Uthongathi FC & Mbombela United FC

STURROCK PARK STADIUM          - TTM FC & Free State Stars

PSL SEASON TO RESTART

The National Soccer League Board of Governors held a virtual meeting on 27 July 2020 to deliberate on the resumption of the 2019/20 season.

The Board of Governors unanimously agreed to resume the season on 08 August 2020.

NEDBANK CUP QUARTERFINAL DRAW - GAC TEAMS

The draw for the Quarterfinals of the 2019/20 Nedbank Cup was held at the studios of Supersport International on Tuesday night.

The draw for the teams from the GAC are as follows :

TS SPORTING vs BLOEMFONTEIN CELTIC

REAL KINGS vs BIDVEST WITS

The other fixtures are as follows :

BAROKA FC vs BLACK LEOPARDS

HIGHLANDS PARK vs MAMELODI SUNDOWNS

Dates, venues and kickoff times will be announced within due course.

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