Month: October 2019
JDR Stars suffered their first GladAfrica Championship defeat against Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila at Thohoyandou Stadium
Friday, 1 November 2019
Steenberg United vs Real Kings, Athlone Stadium, 15h30
Both sides are meeting for the first time in this division.
Saturday, 2 November 2019
Royal Eagles vs Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila, Harry Gwala Stadium, 15h30
Both sides drew this fixture 2-2 last season on 15 December 2018.
Mbombela United P-P TS Galaxy, KaNyamazane Stadium
This fixture has been postponed because TS Galaxy are hosting Enyimba at Mbombela Stadium on 3 November 2019 in a CAF Confederations Cup second leg match.
JDR Stars vs Free State Stars, Giant Stadium, 15h30
Both sides are meeting for the first time in this division. The Hammer Boyz are unbeaten at home and Ea lla koto won once on the road this season.
University of Pretoria vs TS Sporting, Tuks Stadium, 15h30
Abantu Bemthetho won this fixture 2-1 last season on 24 November 2018.
Ajax Cape Town vs Cape Umoya United, Cape Town Stadium, 15h30
Urban Warriors won this fixture 1-0 last season on 14 April 2019.
Sunday, 3 November 2019
Swallows vs Richards Bay, Dobsonville Stadium, 15h30
The Natal Rich Boyz won this fixture 1-0 last season on 8 December 2018.
Abednigo Mosiatlhaga of Ajax Cape Town in GladAfrica Championship is the first player this season to score a hat-trick in Premier Soccer League against TS Sporting at Kabokweni Stadium 26 October 2019. The last player to score a hat-trick in Premier Soccer League was Gavin Hammers of Cape Umoya United on 5 May 2019.
Four hat-tricks were registered in National First Division compared to one hat-trick registered in ABSA Premiership last season.
The Premier Soccer League will postpone a number of GladAfrica Championship fixtures in order to assist the campaign of the South Africa Under 23 national team who are traveling to Egypt to participate in an Olympic qualification tournament.
The member clubs mainly affected by the postponement are University of Pretoria, Richards Bay and Ajax Cape Town.
The League has decided to postpone the fixtures to give the national team the best possible chance to qualify for the Olympics.
The players will be released after this weekend’s fixtures.
The League will release full details in due course.
Tshegofatso Mabasa netted a winner for Orlando Pirates against Highlands Park at Makhulong Stadium
Highlands Park 0-1 Orlando Pirates, Makhulong Stadium
Tshegofatso Mabasa netted a winner for the Buccanners. With this match result Orlando Pirates secured their first ABSA Premiership victory on the road this season.