PSL shake-up: Season to have four terms

2012-08-14 00:00

JOHANNESBURG — The Premier Soccer League has revealed the new season will be split up into four quarters, with the league leaders at each stage set to earn R1,4 million.

Speaking at a media briefing at the weekend, PSL chairperson Dr Irvin Khoza confirmed the quarterly prize money structure and that the new layout would ensure an even more competitive league.

“The Absa Premiership will from this season be divided into four quarters.

“Quarter one will have eight fixtures, quarter two seven, quarter three and quarter four seven,” Khoza said.

Orlando Pirates have twice clinched the PSL crown on the final day of the season, edging Ajax Cape Town on goal difference in the 2010/11 campaign before finishing just two points ahead of Moroka Swallows last term.

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.