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SOUTH AFRICAN PREMIERSHIP

2018/2019 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
6 Polokwane Ci 4 2 2 14
7 Sundowns 2 5 0 11
8 Highlands Pa 2 5 1 11
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Orlando Pirates, Mamelodi Sundowns advance in Telkom Knockout



Orlando Pirates sealed their place in the quarterfinals of the Telkom Knockout with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Chippa United at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday.

Substitute Vincent Pule scored the only goal of the game on the hour-mark, with both sides spurning opportunities to add to the night's tally.

Pule turned the ball home from close range after a fine cross from Xola Mlambo, though Nigeria international goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi might have felt he should have done better to...

Telkom Knockout provides latest chance for silverware

After the international break, South African football returns to domestic matters this weekend with the start of the Telkom Knockout, the second of three cup competitions in the season.

Cape Town City lifted the first piece of silverware last month when they won the MTN8, with the failure of the so-called 'Big Three' to lift that trophy putting the Telkom Knockout into sharper focus.

Kaizer Chiefs' are desperate to end their well-documented club record barren run that is stretching close to three-and-a-half...

The Absa Premiership table that does lie: Points per game log

The 2018-19 Absa Premiership season is shaping up to be an intriguing tussle for a trophy seemingly 'no-one wants' as none of the 16 teams in the elite league have managed to find any consistency to pull ahead in the title race. 


The South African championship has almost exclusively been fought out between a handful of clubs in recent years, but this campaign any number could emerge from the pack with a good run of fixtures.

Just five points separate leaders Bidvest Wits in top spot and Free...

Orlando Pirates, Mamelodi Sundowns held to scoreless draws on a barren night in PSL

Title contenders Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns were both held to 0-0 draws in the Absa Premiership on Wednesday, on a night where just two goals were scored in four games.

Pirates were held at home by Lamontville Golden Arrows, while Mamelodi Sundowns could not break down a stubborn Bloemfontein Celtic in their clash in the Free State.

At the Orlando Stadium, Pirates handed a debut to Brazilian full-back Caio Marcelo da Silva, who took his place on the right side of the defence.

There were...

Patosi double leads stunning City fightback at Pirates 


Ayanda Patosi scored two excellent second-half goals as Cape Town City rescued a point with a 2-2 draw at Orlando Pirates in a thrilling Absa Premiership clash at Orlando Stadium on Wednesday. 


Pirates appeared to be cruising when they led 2-0 early thanks to goals from Zambia international Augustine Mulenga and Innocent Maela, but allowed City back into the game in the second and Patosi punished the home side. 


City were missing head coach Benni McCarthy, who stayed in Cape Town after...