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SAFA Limpopo to host energizing top 8 challenge

South African Football Association (SAFA) Limpopo ABC Motsepe League concluded on Sunday with the launch of an imaginative top 8 challenge by the league set to happen from May 9 to 10. reported that Dolphins FC were crowned champions for the second time consecutively and will represent to the province at this year’s national play offs.

The Oscar Mphetha Stadium at the University of Limpopo’s Turfloop grounds facilitated the remaining four fixtures of the league while launching the up and coming VW SAFA Limpopo Challenge.

Boynes Tigers completed in second place in the wake of solidifying their spot with a one-all draw with third placed Great North in the match of the day, while Tshakhuma Tsha Mazivhandila beat Magezi 3-1 in the opening.

Madritas FC returned from behind to end off their season with a 3-2 triumph over Molemole Academy while Mighty beat Polokwane Academy 2-0 in the last match of the day.

SAFA Limpopo Province Chairperson of Commercial and National Executive Member Ria Ledwaba saluted each of the 16 groups for an energizing and aggressive ABC Motsepe League, season while also launching the VW SAFA Limpopo Challenge.

“This has been a good season of football and we need to salute Dolphins for winning the provincial league. We trust they will represent to us well at the ABC Motsepe League National play offs later this year. We also need to congradulate  the top 8 teams for their diligent work all through the season, and automatically  qualifiesfor the VW SAFA Limpopo Challenge” said Ledwaba.

The SAFA Limpopo VW Challenge will be hosted in May this year in close conjuction with different key partners which incorporate Volkswagen, the Department of Sports and Recreation, Arts and Culture, Polokwane Municipality, ABSA, Vodacom, LaLiga and Selakisports.

The primary quarterfinal will occur on Wednesday, 9 May at Seshego Stadium with the other three occurring on Saturday, 12 May at Giyani Stadium.

The semi-finals of the competition will be played on Saturday, 19 May at Thohoyandou Stadium with the fantastic finale to be hosted by Old Peter Mokaba Stadium on May 26.

SAFA Limpopo Challenge:

Date:May 9-10,  2018

Teams:The Dolphins,Boyne Tigers,Great North FCC, Polokwane United FC, Ndengeza FC, Polokwane Academy and Mikhado FC.

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