National First Division Week 30 Wrap
Stellenbosch were crowned as the 2018/19 National First Division Champions and also automatically promoted to the ABSA Premiership next season
Sunday, 5 May 2019
Stellenbosch 0-0 Maccabi, Idas Valley Sports Ground
Both sides failed to find the back of the net. After collecting 56 points this season than other teams, Stellenbosch were crowned as the 2018/19 National First Division Champions and they are also automatically promoted to the ABSA Premiership next season.
Ubuntu Cape Town 1-0 Royal Eagles, Athlone Stadium
Fawaaz Basadien netted a winner for Ubuntu. With this match result, Ubuntu Cape Town have been relegated to ABC Motsepe League next season after failing to collect enough points to save their National Division status despite winning their final match of the season. Royal Eagles will get final shot of the ABSA Premiership promotion by securing the play-offs spot after collecting 53 points this season in National First Division.
Uthongathi 0-0 TS Galaxy, Princess Magogo Stadium
Both sides failed to find the back of the net. Masizakhe Myathaza kept his first clean sheet this season in National First Division for The Rockets.
TS Sporting 0-1 Real Kings, Kabokweni Stadium
Lindokuhle Mtshali netted a winner for Magic Boys. With this match result, Real Kings secured their National First status for next season.
Witbank Spurs 0-4 Jomo Cosmos, Puma Rugby Stadium
Ange Lebahi, Kagiso Ndlovu, Vusimuzi Mncube and Riaan Hanamub netted for Ezenkosi. With this match result, Jomo Cosmos secured their National First Division status for the next season.
Mbombela United 0-2 Ajax Cape Town, KaNyamazane Stadium
Tashreeq Morris and Keagan Johannes netted for Urban Warriors. With this match result despite winning Ajax Cape Town failed secured the promotional play-offs spot with single goal difference.
University of Pretoria 0-6 Cape Umoya United, Tuks Stadium
Gavin Hammers netted a hat-trick for the Spirited Ones. Katlego Otladisa, Nyiko Tshabangu and Mark Paye were also in the score sheet for the Western Cape side. With this match result, Cape Umoya United secured their National First Division status for next season.
Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivandila 2-0 Richards Bay, Thohoyandou Stadium
Thembisani Nevhulamba and Phumelele Bhengu netted for TTM. With this match result, Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila secured their play-offs spot by eliminating Ajax Cape Town on single goal difference. Limpopo side will compete the promotional play-offs tournament against Royal Eagles and also against the ABSA Premiership team which finish on 15th spot on 11 May 2019.
The draw was conducted by Premier Soccer League five days ago as follows:-
CONFIRMED: The 2019 Promotion/Relegatioj play-off fixtures – featuring Premier Division 15 (PD15), NFD 2 and NFD 3 – will be as follows:
Dates, times and venues to be confirmed. pic.twitter.com/FuQErvD8mB
— Chad Klate (@CKlatey) May 2, 2019
We now can confirm that NFD 2 is Royal Eagles and NFD 3 is also Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila