Inside Downs' 'La Decima' celebrations

Premiership

Relive the action from what was a thrilling final day of the 2019/20 Premiership season as title sponsors Absa bowed out with Abafana Ba Style!

The Absa Premiership will be no more after the financial services group announced their decision to pull out of their sponsorship of the PSL's flagship league earlier this year.

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The final day was not without drama, as Mamelodi Sundowns bagged a third successive championship crown after pipping long-time log leaders Kaizer Chiefs inside the final 30 minutes of play.

View the gallery above to enjoy some of the scenes at Dobsonville Stadium, where Downs bagged the last Absa trophy as well as the R15-million cheque

The Brazilians thus secured 'La Decima' – their 10th title in the PSL era – while Amakhosi suffered the most historic heartbreak after leading the log standings for a record 28 rounds of fixtures.

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For Pitso Mosimane it was a record fifth title as a coach, as he went ahead of the late Ted Dumitru, Gavin Hunt and Gordon Igesund, who all boast four Premiership crowns as coaches.

Another Soweto giant in Orlando Pirates secured third position and qualification to next season's CAF Confederation Cup, pipping fourth-placed SuperSport United at the finish line.

Elsewhere, it was Bidvest Wits' 'Last Dance' as they ended a 99-year run following the club's shock status sale to Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila, while Baroka contributed to Chiefs' misery to secure their own status in the top-flight.

For Polokwane City it was goodbye as they drop down to the GladAfrica Championship, with Black Leopards now having to contest the promotion/relegation playoffs.

RESULTS: Final Day Results

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