STEENBERG UNITED AND JDR STARS IN THE NFD

Western Cape's Steenberg United FC and JDR Stars from Gauteng both qualified to play in the NFD for the 2019/20 season after winning their respective semi-finals at the ABC Motsepe League Promotional Playoffs in Cape Town on Friday. Steenberg United beat NW Province champions Casric 1 - 0, while JDR Stars saw off Northern Cape side Hungry Lions with a 3 - 0 scoreline.

Steenberg and JDR Stars will do battle for the title of ABC Motsepe League champions at 13h00 on Saturday, with the winners pocketing a cool R1 million and the runner-up R500 000.00

The qualification of Steenberg  United means that the Cape will have three sides playing in the NFD next season along with Ajax Cape Town and Cape Umoya United. JDR Stars' exploits ensure that Gauteng will have four teams in the first division in 2019/20 with the other sides being Tuks, Maccabi and Jomo Cosmos.