DSTV Premiership
FIFA Region
CAF
Season
2020-2021
Location
South Africa
Abbreviation
RSA1

Summary

The South African Premier Division (RSA1), or DSTV Premiership, is the top professional level league-style competition in South Africa. At the end of the 2020-2021 RSA1 season, the RSA1 teams qualify for non-league play:

  • 2021-2022 CAF Champions League:
    • 1st and 2nd place 2020-2021 RSA1 teams
  • 2021-2022 CAF Confederation Cup:
    • 3rd place 2020-2021 RSA1 team

Leagues Pyramid - South Africa

Abbrev League # of Teams
RSA1 DSTV Premiership 16
RSA2 National First Division 16
RSA3 SAFA Second Division 144

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

24 Oct 2020 - 29 May 2021  16: RSA1 (14 minimum), RSA2 (2 maximum)

Season Format

Each RSA1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 15 RSA1 teams for a total of 30 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, (2) goals scored, (3) head-to-head points, (4) head-to-head goal difference, (5) head-to-head goals scored, then (6) a playoff.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 season, the 16th place RSA1 team will be relegated to the RSA2, and the 1st place RSA2 team wil be promoted to the 2021-2022 RSA1. The 15th place RSA1 team enters into a Promotion/Relegation Playoff with the 2nd and 3rd place RSA2 teams. In this playoff, each team plays Home-Away matches against the other 2 teams. The team with the most points plays in the 2021-2022 RSA1, while the other 2 teams play in the 2021-2022 RSA2.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Mamelodi Sundowns FC 127 -5-026-1951464 -2-014103763 -3-012927
2Moroka Swallows FC 127 -5-026-167964 -2-01483563 -3-012844
3SuperSport United FC 127 -3-224-2012874 -3-015105553 -0-291073
4Golden Arrows FC 114 -7-019-148663 -3-01295451 -4-07532
5Cape Town City FC 125 -4-319-2118362 -2-281111063 -2-1111073
6Orlando Pirates FC 124 -6-218-1310362 -4-01064262 -2-28761
7Kaizer Chiefs FC 124 -4-416-1314-161 -3-2668-263 -1-210761
8Baroka FC 124 -3-515-1518-362 -1-3769-362 -2-28990
9Stellenbosch FC 123 -5-414-1415-162 -2-2897261 -3-2658-3
10AmaZulu FC 122 -6-412-1314-172 -3-2976150 -3-2368-2
11Bloemfontein Celtic FC 122 -5-511-1114-362 -3-1964260 -2-42510-5
12TS Galaxy FC 122 -5-511-1014-461 -2-3548-461 -3-26660
13Chippa United FC 122 -4-610-1116-531 -1-1443191 -3-56713-6
14Black Leopards FC 112 -3-69-916-762 -1-3768-250 -2-3238-5
15Maritzburg United FC 122 -3-79-1018-861 -2-35610-461 -1-4448-4
16TTM 121 -6-59-717-1061 -3-2659-460 -3-3328-6
CAFCC
Relegation Playoffs
CAFCL
Relegation to RSA2

Fixtures

Sat - 23 Jan 2021
 Mamelodi Sundowns FC   Moroka Swallows FCLucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium
 Black Leopards FC   Chippa United FCThohoyandou Stadium
 Stellenbosch FC   Kaizer Chiefs FCDanie Craven Stadium
 Baroka FC   AmaZulu FCPeter Mokaba Stadium
Sun - 24 Jan 2021
 Chippa United FC   Black Leopards FCNelson Mandela Bay Stadium
 TTM   SuperSport United FCThohoyandou Stadium
Tue - 26 Jan 2021
 Kaizer Chiefs FC   Baroka FCFNB Stadium (Soccer City)
Wed - 27 Jan 2021
 Bloemfontein Celtic FC   Chippa United FCDr Petrus Molemela Stadium
Fri - 29 Jan 2021
 AmaZulu FC   Stellenbosch FCJonsson Kings Park Stadium
Sat - 30 Jan 2021
 Black Leopards FC   TS Galaxy FCThohoyandou Stadium
 Golden Arrows FC   Maritzburg United FCSugar Ray Xulu Stadium
 Bloemfontein Celtic FC   TTMDr Petrus Molemela Stadium
 SuperSport United FC   Moroka Swallows FCLucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium
Sun - 31 Jan 2021
 Baroka FC   Cape Town City FCPeter Mokaba Stadium

Results

Wed - 20 Jan 2021
 Moroka Swallows FC 11 Chippa United FCVolkswagen Dobsonville Stadium
 SuperSport United FC 11 AmaZulu FCLucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium
 Stellenbosch FC 23 Baroka FCCoetzenburg Stadium
 Maritzburg United FC 03 TS Galaxy FCHarry Gwala Stadium
 Black Leopards FC 02 Cape Town City FCThohoyandou Stadium
Tue - 19 Jan 2021
 Mamelodi Sundowns FC 00 Bloemfontein Celtic FCLucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium
 Kaizer Chiefs FC 30 TTMFNB Stadium (Soccer City)
Sun - 17 Jan 2021
 Chippa United FC PSPD TS Galaxy FCNelson Mandela Bay Stadium
 AmaZulu FC 00 Maritzburg United FCJonsson Kings Park Stadium
 Black Leopards FC 20 Orlando Pirates FCThohoyandou Stadium
Sat - 16 Jan 2021
 Baroka FC 01 Moroka Swallows FCPeter Mokaba Stadium
 TS Galaxy FC 01 Chippa United FCMbombela Stadium
 Bloemfontein Celtic FC 11 Stellenbosch FCDr Petrus Molemela Stadium
 SuperSport United FC 00 Mamelodi Sundowns FCLucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium
 Golden Arrows FC 10 TTMPrincess Magogo Stadium
Wed - 13 Jan 2021
 TTM 03 Orlando Pirates FCThohoyandou Stadium
 SuperSport United FC 21 Bloemfontein Celtic FCLucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium
 AmaZulu FC 01 Kaizer Chiefs FCJonsson Kings Park Stadium