The National First Division, The NFD
The National First Division, The NFD
Motsepe Foundation Championship

2023 ABC MOTSEPE LEAGUE PLAYOFFS

The ABC Motsepe League Playoffs get underway in KZN from Tuesday 6 June 2023. Nine teams from the 9 provincial regions of SAFA will do battle in three groups after which the group winners along with the best second placed team will progress to the semi-finals. The winners of the semi-finals will not only contest the final, but will both be promoted to the Motsepe Foundation Championship and professional football.

PROMOTIONAL PLAYOFFS FIXTURES, DATES, VENUES & KICKOFF TIMES

The Fixtures, dates, venues and kickoff times for the Promotional Playoffs have been announced by the PSL.

The three teams involved in the Promtional Playoffs are : Cape Town Spurs (runner/up in the MFC), Casric Stars (Third in the MFC) and Maritzburg United were finished 15th in the DSTV Premiership.

Details are as follows :

MFC NEDBANK CUP 2023 ROUND of 16 DATES, VENUES & KICKOFF TIMES

The fixtures, venues, kickoff times and stadiums for the round of sixteen of the 2023 Nedbank cup have ben announced by the PSL.

MOTSEPE FOUNDATION CHAMPIONSHIP FIXTURES :

Friday 10 March 2023

SEKHUKHUNE UNITED vs CT SPURS         Peter Mokaba Stadium     19h30

Saturday 11 March 2023

ORLANDO PIRATES vs VENDA FOOTBALL ACADEMY         Orlando Stadium     20h00          

Sunday 12 March 2023

KAIZER CHIEFS vs CASRIC STARS      FNB Stadium    18h00

MFC NEDBANK CUP 2023 ROUND ONE RESULTS

No teams from the Motsepe Foundation Championship have so far qualified for the Round of 16 draw. 

Results are as follows:

Tuesday 07 February 2023

MARUMO GALLANTS 3 MAGESI FC 1

Friday 10 February 2023

CT SPURS 3 BAROKA 0

Saturday 11 February 2023

BLACKCROSS FC 1 VENDA FOOTBALL ACADEMY 2

GOLDEN ARROWS 2 PRETORIA CALLIES 1 AET

ALL STARS 0 ORLANDO PIRATES 2

MFC NEDBANK CUP 2023 ROUND ONE DATES, VENUES AND KICKOFF TIMES

The dates, stadiums and kickoff times for the 2023 Nedbank cup were announced by the PSL on Wednesday afternoon. The details for Motsepe Foundation Championship teams are as follows :

TEAMS                                                                     STADIUM                                     KICKOFF

Tuesday 07 February 2023

MARUMO GALLANTS vs MAGESI FC                           Royal Bafokeng Stadium                19h30

Friday 10 February 2023

NEDBANK CUP DRAW 2023

The draw for the 2023 edition of the Nedbank Cup was held in Sandton on Thursday evening

The first Round of venues & kickoff times is still to be confirmed.

The fixtures for GladAfrica Championship teams are as follows:

GOLDEN ARROWS vs PRETORIA CALLIES

MARUMO GALLANTS vs MAGESI FC

FC BLACKCROSS (FS) vs UTHONGATHI FC

CT SPURS vs BAROKA FC

MKAMBATHI FC (KZN) vs CASRIC STARS

ALL STARS FC vs ORLANDO PIRATES

NEDBANK CUP QUALIFYING RESULTS FOR MFC TEAMS

The results of the Motsepe Foundation Championship Nedbank Cup Qualification round are as follows:

NB LA MASIA 0 MAGESI FC 1

CT SPURS 1 UNIVERSITY of PRETORIA 0 AET

ALL STARS FC 7 TTM FC 1

BLACK LEOPARDS 0 POLOKWANE CITY 1

HUNGRY LIONS 1 VENDA FOOTBALL ACADEMY 1 AET VFA Win 5 – 4 on Penalties

PRETORIA CALLIES 1 JDR STARS 0

BAROKA FC 4 PLATINUM CITY ROVERS 1 AET

UTHONGATHI FC 0 CASRIC STARS 3

NEDBANK CUP 2022/23 MFC QUALIFICATION - DATES, TIMES, VENUES

DATE: FRIDAY, 06 JANUARY 2023

01 NB LA MASIA vs MAGESI FC WITS STADIUM 15h00

02 CT SPURS vs UNIVERSITY of PRETORIA ATHLONE STADIUM 15h00

03 ALL STARS FC vs TTM FC GIANT STADIUM 15h00

DATE: SATURDAY, 07 JANUARY 2023

04 BLACK LEOPARDS vs POLOKWANE CITY MALAMULELE STADIUM 15h00

05 HUNGRY LIONS vS VENDA FOOTBALL ACADEMY WINDHOEK DRAUGHT STADIUM 15h00

06 PRETORIA CALLIES vs JDR STARS LUCAS MORIPE STADIUM 15h00

DATE: SUNDAY, 08 JANUARY 2023

NEDBANK CUP QUALIFICATION FIXTURES FOR MFC TEAMS ANNOUNCED

The fixtures for the Nedbank Cup Qualification Competition for teams competing in the Motsepe Foundation Championship have been announced by the PSL.

NB LA MASIA vs MAGESI FC

HUNGRY LIONS vs VENDA FOOTBALL ACADEMY

BAROKA FC vs PLATINUM CITY ROVERS

ALL STARS FC vs TTM FC

BLACK LEOPARDS vs POLOKWANE CITY

UTHONGATHI FC vs CASRIC STARS

CAPE TOWN SPURS vs AMATUKS

PRETORIA CALLIES vs JDR STARS

Dates, times and venues to be announced.

COACHING CHANGES IN MFC FOR 2022/23 SEASON

Several coaching changes have been made prior to the start of the 2022/23 Mothsepe Foundation Championship (NFD). 

Sinethemba Badela has been appointed as the coach of All Stars FC (formelry CT All Stars) in the place of Alan Freeze. The Cape team who finished 3rd last season in the Glad Africa Championship have also relocated  to Johannesburg.                       

MOTSEPE FOUNDATION NEW NFD SPONSOR

Friday 01 July 2022 saw a new dawn in the First Division of South African football after the GladAfrica Group announced that they were unable to continue with their commitment of sponsoring the NFD for the final two years of their initial five year sponsor agreement with the PSL. 

Well known and highly regarded South African businessman Patrice Motsepe has stepped in to sponsor the NFD for the next five years. The NFD will now be known as the MOTSEPE FOUNDATION CHAMPIONSHIP. The proposed start of the 2022/23 season is set for 20 August 2022.

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