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Polokwane City will be playing in the Premiership next season after winning the League on goal difference

Posted: 19 May 2013 Time: 18:24

National First Division side Polokwane City will be playing in the Premiership next season after winning the League on goal difference to get automatic promoting over Santos.

Third placed Mpumalanga Black Aces will take part in the play-offs with Santos and Chippa United.

NOTE: There are still a few outstanding PSL DC issues that could change the League standings slightly and that is why the teams have not all played the same amount of games on the League table.

CLICK HERE for the NFD table

Roses United 0-1 Polokwane City
A goal from Siphesihle Nzimande secured City automatic promotion to the Premiership on 49 points. City finished top of the table on goal difference ahead of Santos. While Roses finished on 30 points.

Mpumalanga Black Aces 1-1 Thanda Royal Zulu
Aces finished third on the log and took the last place of the play-offs after drawing with Thanda, who finish fourth with 47 points, one less than Aces. Thabang Rooi gave Aces the lead before Peter Wadwaba equalised.

Santos 2-1 Jomo Cosmos
Two penalties from Nasief Morris was not enough to give Santos automatic promotion, losing out on goal difference to Polokwane City and will now have to face the play-offs. Cosmos finished the game with nine men after having Tsatsi Theletsane and Vusumuzi Zunge red carded. Cosmos ended near the bottom of the table on 28 points.

FC AK 0-2 Vasco da Gama
Vasco finished the season on a high beating relegated FC AK. Vasco finish the season in ninth place with 40 points while FC AK finished second bottom on18 points.

African Warriors 4-0 Milano United
Milano were hammered by Warriors and having striker Lesvin Stoffels was red carded early in the second half did not help matters. Brice Aka scored all four goals for Warriors as both teams finished the season on 42 points.

Blackburn Rovers 2-2 Witbank Spurs
Rovers came back from behind to draw with Spurs. The Rovers goals were scored by Nkane Johannes and Mazwi Mncube. Spurs move up to fifth place with 42 points while Rovers finished on 32 points.

FC Cape Town 1-1 Dynamos
Tshepo Moloto scored for Dynamos while Jarrod Moroole was on target for FC CT. Dynamos finished last on the log with 17 points while FC Cape Town finished on 35 points.

Sivutsa Stars 1-1 United FC
The sides scored their goals in the first-half in a tight match. United finish the season on 41 points while Sivutsa finish on 29 points.

Article by: Christopher Maqashu

Previous comments on this story...

posted: 06:29 pm
Nxa, Dick-Off..! We have to beg you before you write something about the NFD updates..
posted: 06:29 pm
My Pirates will collect 6 points from you new-comers. Welcome to the big stage anyway.
posted: 06:29 pm
Can someone please explain as 2 why the teams do not have equal number of games yet the season is over?
posted: 06:30 pm
My Pirates will collect 6 points from you new-comers in the new season. Welcome to the big stage anyway.
CHIEF [Ma-Shimis@Khosi]
posted: 06:37 pm
Why has Polokwane FC played 30 matches while the other teams played 27 or 28 matches?
posted: 06:40 pm
What a Great Job by Duncan Lechesa , Players and Management. I hope The Glory days of Real Rovers and Ria Stars are Back in PLK. Weldone Guys. I'm sure you will get good support in PLK.... Viva Limpopo Viva! Iam de-Bull of Amakhosi
PLK City
posted: 06:44 pm
Thanx to our all mighty God.....we made it.....thanx ones again to our technical big 5 goes to our special one....Duncan the King lechesa...

Vi ringrazio infinitamente
CHIEF [Ma-Shimis@Khosi]
posted: 06:45 pm
In our process to reach Nedbank Final we beaten this Polokwane FC. 6 points guaranteed against Polokwane Plus 6 Points against Amazulu, we have something to work on.

Glory continues!!!
posted: 06:52 pm
Goa thabisha go bona sehlopha sa go tswxa gae polokwane ke kgale re emetsxe tiragalo ya mohuta oo, I am not a tribalist but I know gore leopard was never our team is a venda team viva polokwane viva rea le lebogisha mapogo a polokwane
posted: 06:57 pm
Only if Pat Malabela hadn't sold his status to Anazulu, Only if Ria Ledwaba hadn't sold her status to the PSL, only if Silver Stars owners hadn't sold their souls to Royal Bafokeng, and only if Mr Thidiela ran his team professionally. We would be having five teams from Limpopo by now. What a shame the above mentioned guys lacked vision. Limpopo has so much potential, only let down by incompetent teams owners.
Dafatz wa CHAMP!
posted: 07:09 pm
posted: 07:15 pm
I hope the DC won't change any thing coz this might change every thing I bet City are crossing their fingers as they have played more games as other teames are locking at what the DC will say
King Leonidas
posted: 07:25 pm
Congratulations to PLK city, Man!, Wow!, ####, I called it, but not this season though, I thought PLK city was coming up next season, hehehehehe either way welldone to PLK city.

Kaizer Chiefs, would you sons of Bitches get the F*#k out of PLK city fc home Now, get the fu*k out! Go back to that empty bowl, hehehehehehe



posted: 07:28 pm
Hard luck to Thanda Royal Zulu! My home boys. Congratulations to Polokwane City for the Job well done! Good luck for the next season in the PSL. Bucs I remain.
tokelo wa le bucs
posted: 07:29 pm
Congrats Polokwane city after lepoards was relegated i thought that the will be no team 4rm Limpopo in the PSL bt thanks 2 Polokwane city my home provence will be represented.I m proud of u guys,well done guys
tokelo wa le bucs
posted: 07:34 pm
Well done nd good luck 4 next cson guys
posted: 07:44 pm
Polokwane city, my city, my team, city of stars, you have my support, you will always be my home, my city, I hope the executive mayor will give you support as he has been supporting Chiefs and Supersport.

Polokwane people lets rally behind this team to greater heights.
posted: 07:45 pm
Polokwane city Fc, Rise and shine, rise and shine, City.
posted: 08:02 pm
All of us in Limpopo would be rooting for this team, not only Polokwane people.
posted: 08:42 pm
The NFD is a total farce. Certain clubs, who were on strike at the beginning of the season will have points docked and fined. This is not the end of the circus!
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