Safa & Sasol Launches of Women's League Championship to Be Staged in Durban

Safa & Sasol Launches of Women's League Championship to Be Staged in Durban

  • The South African Football Association has launched a new women's league that will be played in Durban next month
  • Together with sponsors, SASOL, SAFA announced that the league championship will be played at Princess Magogo and King Zwelithini Stadiums
  • Football fans have welcomed the new addition and some fans have praised the diski body, however, they want more ladies' teams

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The South African Football Association has announced a new league that will cater for women's football and development. Mzansi’s football authority announced the news on Tuesday in an event that was staged in Johannesburg.

SAFA partnered with SASOL and unveiled the highly awaited anticipated instalment of the SASOL League Championship.

According to a statement to the media seen by Briefly News, the games are slated to be played between 6 and 12 December at Princess Magogo and King Zwelithini Stadiums in Durban. The winning team will walk away with a cool R200 000 for their efforts.

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SAFA, SASOL, Announce, Launch, League Championship, to Be Staged, Durban, Football
The South African Football Association has announced a new league. Image: @SAFA/Twitter
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SAFA launches new women's league with major sponsor, SASOL

The Nasrec-based football governing body further announced that the League Championship will see the nine provincial winners of the Sasol Women's League battle it out for the honour of being crowned SASOL League National Champions. SAFA president Danny Jordaan said:

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“This year’s national play-offs will have an added incentive in the sense that the two Provincial teams that reach the finals will be promoted into Hollywoodbets Super League to bring the total number of teams from 14 to 16.”

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Kelvin Hamilton said:

“We need more teams.”

Jayson Bongz said:

“All the best to CR Vasco da Gama Ladies.”

Thapelo Mohurutshane said:

“Women's football is growing.”

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Checking a similar story on SAFA, Briefly News posted that in a bid to have a rematch of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers match between South Africa and Ghana, the South African Football Association (SAFA) has submitted a scathing independent report to support its match-fixing claims.

The association on Monday complained with both the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF), SABC News reported.

The report includes the input of former Premier Soccer League (PSL) match official Andile 'Ace' Ncobo, who also plied his trade as a football refereeing analyst on SuperSport.


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