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Round 9
Home team - Away team
1
×
2
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Weather conditions
Score
17
31
52
2
0 - 1
1.74
1.92
28° clear sky
Home team - Away team
Under
Over
Betimate
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
74.64
25.36
Under
1.74
1.49
Home team - Away team
Probability in%
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
52%
Away
-1
0 - 1
1.74
1.04
Round 10
Home team - Away team
1
×
2
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Weather conditions
Score
40
39
21
1
1 - 0
1.34
2.5
21° broken clouds
Home team - Away team
Under
Over
Betimate
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
Home team - Away team
Probability in%
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
Round 9
Home team - Away team
1
×
2
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Weather conditions
Score
Home team - Away team
Under
Over
Betimate
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
79.27
20.73
Under
1.57
1.58
0 - 2
Home team - Away team
No
Yes
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
Home team - Away team
Probability in%
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
Round 8
Home team - Away team
1
×
2
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Weather conditions
Score
36
39
25
X
0 - 0
1.36
2.56
26° clear sky
6 - 1
32
32
36
2
0 - 1
1.88
2.78
20° scattered clouds
3 - 1
14
40
46
2
0 - 1
1.16
2.17
40° clear sky
0 - 1
34
30
36
2
0 - 1
2.21
2.78
14° light rain
0 - 0
56
23
21
1
2 - 1
2.72
1.79
25° few clouds
1 - 2
Home team - Away team
Under
Over
Betimate
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
84.24
15.76
Under
1.36
1.68
6 - 1
70.84
29.16
Under
1.88
1.41
3 - 1
88.76
11.24
Under
1.16
1.77
0 - 1
Home team - Away team
No
Yes
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
84
16
No
0 - 1
1.16
2.68
0 - 1
Home team - Away team
Probability in%
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
64%
Home
+1
0 - 1
1.88
1.27
3 - 1
54%
Home
+1
0 - 1
1.16
1.08
0 - 1
50%
Home
+1
1 - 2
3.03
0.99
0 - 0

 Overview of the South Africa National Div 1

What is the South Africa National Div 1?

South Africa National Div 1 is often known as the National First Division (NFD) or the GladAfrica Championship due to its sponsorship reasons. This is the second-highest club football competition after the Premier Soccer League (PSL), which is organized by the National Soccer League. 

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GladAfrica Championship Trophy
GladAfrica Championship Trophy

History of the GladAfrica Championship

The OK League, South Africa's first non-racial second tier, was founded in March 1987.   This league functioned as a competition for promotion and relegation to and from the NSL's top tier. After the merger of the NFL and the NPSL to form the new shared topflight NPSL in 1978–1986, a topflight non-racial First Level had already been established. In the early years from 1978–1986, the relegation and promotion forms according to official records actually happened. However, they apparently appeared from a Second Level league structure and are still divided into whites/blacks/coloreds.

 

When the new top-tier Premier Soccer League was founded in 1996, the organizers of the Second Level replaced the former OK League with the new National First Division at the same time. In addition to a better sponsorship deal, the most notable alteration -at both the First and Second Levels- was the switch from yearly seasons to the more internationally adopted September–May football season.

How is the format of the South Africa National Div 1?

Seasons from 2007 to 2011

The restructured NFD was split into 2 streams: Inland and Coastal. Each stream consists of 8 teams. The winners each played against each other in a final game at the end of the season. The winner would be promoted to the PSL while the runners-up played in a mini-tournament/play-offs against the two second-ranked teams in each stream and the 15th-ranked team on the PSL log. The best team was automatically promoted to the top flight. 

Seasons after 2011

After the 2010- 2011 season, a new format was decided. NFD teams are required to have at least 5 South African- born under 23 players and at most 3 foreign players. 

 

The new structure is reintroduced with a one-division format. The two former regional split streams are merged into a common league. The winner will enter the PSL next season. The second and the third-placed will join a playoff stage with a round-robin format to play against the 15th ranked team in the PSL. The best team will be eligible for the PSL. On the other hand, the two lowest-ranked teams in the South Africa National Div 1 will be relegated to the Vodacom League and will be replaced by the best two teams of that competition. 

 

Moroka Swallows are the Champions of the 2019-20 NFD ChampionshipMoroka Swallows are the Champions of the 2019-20 NFD Championship

Best Teams of the South Africa National Div 1 over the years

Streams

Year

Western Cape

Natal/Eastern/Cape

Northern

Southern

 

Winner

Winner

Winner

Winner

1996-1997

Santos

African Wanderers

Black Leopards

Tembisa Classic

Streams

Year

Coastal

Inland

 

Winner

Runner-up

Winner

Runner-up

1997-1998

Seven Stars

Michau Warriors

Dynamos

Witbank Aces

1998-1999

African Wanderers

Avendale Athletico

Tembisa Classic

Ria Stars

1999-2000

Golden Arrows

Avendale Athletico

Ria Stars

Dynamos

2000-2001

Amazulu

Park United

Black Leopards

Bloemfontein Young Tigers

2001-2002

African Wanderers

Avendale Athletico

Dynamos

Silver Stars

2002-2003

AmaZulu

Premier United

Silver Stars

Bloem Celtic

2003-2004

Bush Bucks

Avendale Athletico

Bloemfontein Celtic

Free State Stars

National

 

Winner

Runner-up

Third place

Fourth place

2004-2005

Free State Stars

Durban Stars

Hellenic

Tembisa Classic

2005-2006

Wits University

City Pillars

Vasco Da Gama

Benoni Premier United

2006-2007

Free State Stars

Winners Park

Pretoria University

FC AK

Streams

Year

Coastal

Inland

 

Winner

Runner-up

Winner

Runner-up

2007-2008

Maritzburg United

Bay United

FC AK

Dynamos

2008-2009

Carara Kicks

FC Cape Town

Jomo Cosmos

Mpumalanga Black Aces

2009-2010

Vasco Da Gama

Nathi Lions

Black Leopards

African Warriors

2010-2011

Bay United

Thanda Royal Zulu

Jomo Cosmos

Black Leopards

National

 

Winner

Runner-up

Third place

Fourth place

2011-2012

Pretoria University

Chippa United

Thanda Royal Zulu

Blackburn Rovers

2012-2013

Polokwane City

Santos

Mpumalanga Black Aces

Thanda Royal Zulu

2013-2014

Chippa United

Black Leopards

Maritzburg United

Baroka

2014-2015

Lamontville Golden Arrows

Jomo Cosmos

Black Leopards

Thanda Zulu Royal

2015-2016

Baroka

Highlands Park

Mbombela United

Witbank Spurs

2016-2017

Thanda Royal Zulu F.C

Black Leopards

Stellenbosch

Royal Eagles

2017-2018

Highlands Park

Black Leopards

Jomo Cosmos

Real Kings

2018-2019

Stellenbosch

Royal Eagles

Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila

Ajax Cape Town

2019-2020

Moroka Swallows

Ajax Cape Town

Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila

Real Kings

Reference Sources

  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_First_Division
  • https://www.psl.co.za/tournament/national-first-division