The National First Division, The NFD
The National First Division, The NFD

NFD PREVIEW - WEEK 19

CT ALL STARS vs STELLENBOSCH FC

A Cape derby will get week 19 underway on Friday. All Stars have enjoyed a great 2017 having won all three of their matches. Stellenbosch FC returned to winning ways with their first victory in 9 weeks last weekend. All Stars have never lost to Stellenbosch FC and a 4th win in 2017 could see the home side ease any remaining relegation worries.

UNVERSITY of PRETORIA v THANDA ROYAL ZULU

NFD WRAP - WEEK 18

WITBANK SPURS v CT ALL STARS

All stars went three for three in 2017 when they beat Spurs in Witbank on Saturday. The Cape side continue their push away from the relegation zone and have climbed from 14th to 1th since the resumption of the league. Spurs are going in the opposite direction and without a win this year have dropped from 3rd to 7th.

STELLENBOSCH FC vs FC CAPE TOWN

NFD MATTERS Podcast - WEEK 16 Preview

On today's Podcast we preview Week 16's fixtures. 

 

COACHING UPDATE

Mbombela United have appointed a new coach in Ashwin Sutton who takes over from Milton Dlamini at the Mpumalanga based side for the start if the second half of the season. His opening match at the resumption of the NFD after AFCON 2017 on Sunday 12 February could hardly be more difficult as Mbombela United take on unbeaten Thanda Royal Zulu in Richards Bay. Sutton was in charge of Free State side African Warriors in 2009, moved to Batau in 2010, was at Sivutsa Stars (now Royal Eagles) in 2012 and Blackburn Rovers in East London two years later.

NEW TOP MARKSMAN IN NFD

Royal Eagles' Sedwyn George became the Nfd's leading goal poacher when he opened the scoring for Thanda against Jomo Cosmos over the weekend. George has reached 13 goals which puts him one ahead of long time highest scorer, Mhlengi Cele of Thanda Royal Zulu. 

AMENDMENTS TO u/23 RULE IN NFD

NSL Rule Change: NFD U23 Rule

The National Soccer League Board of Governors approved a change in the NSL Rules relating to the use of the u/23 players in the National First Division. The Rule came in effect on 01 August 2016.

Please see below the old Rule and the new Rule – as it now appears in the NSL Handbook.

The Old Rule:

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