Despite being the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in South Africa, Gauteng is the National Soccer League’s preferred province for the completion of the ABSA Premiership and the GladAfrica Championship.
Orlando Pirates coach, Josef Zinnbauer and on-form striker, Gabadinho Mhango have scooped the Absa Premiership Coach and Player of the Month awards for January 2020.
Mamelodi Sundown’s Pitso Mosimane and Gift Motupa of Bidvest Wits, have been named the Absa Premiership Coach and Player of the month for December respectively.
Current Absa Premiership log leaders Kaizer Chiefs have claimed the second quarter of the 2019/20 Absa Premiership Q-Innovation.
A full round of ABSA Premiership matches will be played this weekend. Two matches will be played this evening, when Maritzburg United will host Amazulu in a KZN derby at the Harry Gwala stadium in Pietermaritzburg, while Stellenbosch FC, fresh from walloping Highlands Park 4-1, will be at home against Baroka FC.
Kaizer Chiefs have opened a healthy 9 points lead at the top of the ABSA Premiership log after a 3-nil win over Cape Town City in Johannesburg on Sunday afternoon.
Kaizer Chiefs coach, Ernst Middendorp, has become the first coach to win the Absa Premiership Coach of the Month award three consecutive times.
Kaizer Chiefs have stretched their lead at the top of the ABSA Premiership after an emphatic 2-nil victory over second placed Mamelodi Sundowns in Pretoria this afternoon.
Orlando Pirates has dropped to tenth spot on the ABSA Premiership after a 1-0 loss to rookies Stellenbosch FC in Cape Town.
Maritzburg United assistant Vincent Kobola has backed former coach Benni McCarthy to turn the tables at Cape Town City ahead of their Absa Premiership showdown in the Mother City on Friday.