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
Uthongathi ended Ajax Cape Town ten matches home unbeaten run last week at Athlone Stadium
Sunday, 5 May 2019
Stellenbosch vs Maccabi, Idas Valley Sports Ground
Stellies lost twice at home this season and they only lost against KZN sides. Maccabi won their last two matches. A win or draw for Stellenbosch they will be crowned as the 2018/19 National First Division champions and also automatically promoted to the ABSA Premiership next season.
Ubuntu Cape Town vs Royal Eagles, Athlone Stadium
Ubuntu are unbeaten at home in their last four matches and Eagles are also unbeaten in their last three away trips. A big win for Ubuntu will mean that they will avoid relegation however their fate will also depend on other teams results.
Uthongathi vs TS Galaxy, Princess Magogo Stadium
Both teams have already secured their National First Division status for next season. TS Galaxy are using this match to prepare themselves for the Nedbank Cup Final against Kaizer Chiefs on 18 May 2019 at Moses Mabhida Stadium.
TS Sporting vs Real Kings, Kabokweni Stadium
Abantu Bemthetho have already secured their National First Division status for next season and Magic Boys need a draw inorder to secure their National First Division status for next season. A defeat for Real Kings might not a bad result for them if Ubuntu Cape Town looses against Royal Eagles who are also fighting for ABSA Premiership automatic promotion with Stellenbosch.
Witbank Spurs vs Jomo Cosmos, Puma Rugby Stadium
Siyavutha have already been relegated and they just want to end their season on a high note. Ezenkosi desperately need a win to avoid relegation inorder to secure their National First Division status for next season. A defeat or a draw for Jomo Cosmos might not a bad result for them if Ubuntu Cape Town looses against Royal Eagles who are also fighting for ABSA Premiership automatic promotion with Stellenbosch.
Mbombela United vs Ajax Cape Town, KaNyamazane Stadium
Tingwenyama hopes of securing play-offs spot were ended by Maccabi last week and they are playing this last match for their pride. A must win for Urban Warriors if they want to secure the play-offs spot however despite if they win their fate will also depend on Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila D.C. case which is going to be appealled by Premier Soccer League.
University of Pretoria vs Cape Umoya United, Tuks Stadium
AmaTuks have already secured their National First Division status for next season and the Spirited Ones need one point to ensure that they are safe from relegation.
Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila vs Richards Bay, Thohoyandou Stadium
A win for TTM will secure their play-offs spot however their fate depend to the verdict of Premier Soccer League appeal. Natal Rich Boyz already secured their National First Division status for next season.
All above matches will kick-off at 15h00.
Clubs participating in the National First Division must include in the team sheet for every match a minimum of five (5) players who are both under 23 and eligible to represent South Africa. A minimum of two (2) under 23 players must be on the field of play at all times during a match.
Tebogo Langerman scored his first ABSA Premiership goal this season for Mamelodi Sundowns against Black Leopards at Thohoyandou Stadium
Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Black Leopards 1-2 Mamelodi Sundowns, Thohoyandou Stadium
Gaston Sirino opened the scoring for the ABSA Premiership defending champions. Tebogo Langerman increased the lead for Bafana Ba Style. Tumelo Khutlang reduced the deficit for Lidoda Duvha.
Knox Mutizwa was voted as the ABSA Premiership man of the match against Free State Stars at Princess Magogo Stadium
Sunday, 28 April 2019
Lamontville Golden Arrows 2-1 Free State Stars, Princess Magogo Stadium
Knox Mutizwa netted a brace for Abafana Besithende and Sibusiso Hlubi pulled one back for Ea Lla Koto.
Baroka 1-0 AmaZulu, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium
Tshediso Patjie netted a winner for Bakgaga.