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 2515 -9-154-401327137 -5-12619712128 -4-02821615
2AmaZulu FC 2614 -8-450-372116137 -4-22518117137 -4-22519109
3Golden Arrows FC 2610 -13-343-332211135 -6-22116115135 -7-12217116
4Moroka Swallows FC 258 -16-140-29209125 -7-0221376133 -9-11816133
5Orlando Pirates FC 2410 -9-539-27207126 -5-1231495124 -4-41613112
6SuperSport United FC 269 -11-638-32275135 -7-12215105134 -4-51617170
7Cape Town City FC 269 -9-836-39363135 -4-41924213134 -5-41715150
8TS Galaxy FC 258 -8-932-2526-1125 -2-5171114-3133 -6-41514122
9Kaizer Chiefs FC 266 -11-929-2832-4132 -6-5121317-4134 -5-41715150
10Baroka FC 266 -11-929-2533-8133 -4-6131219-7133 -7-3161314-1
11Bloemfontein Celtic FC 265 -12-927-2731-4135 -7-12216115130 -5-851120-9
12Stellenbosch FC 265 -10-1125-2632-6132 -5-6111316-3133 -5-5141316-3
13Maritzburg United FC 256 -7-1225-2431-7133 -5-5141516-1123 -2-711915-6
14TTM 256 -7-1225-1834-16134 -3-6151219-7122 -4-610615-9
15Chippa United FC 265 -9-1224-2234-12122 -5-511913-4143 -4-7131321-8
16Black Leopards FC 254 -6-1518-1939-20132 -3-89921-12122 -3-791018-8
CAFCL
CAFCC
Relegation Playoffs
Relegation to RSA2

Fixtures

Thu - 6 May 2021
Tue - 11 May 2021
 AmaZulu FC   Baroka FCKing Zwelithini Stadium
 Stellenbosch FC   Orlando Pirates FCCoetzenburg Stadium
 TS Galaxy FC   Mamelodi Sundowns FCKameelrivier Stadium
Wed - 12 May 2021
 Chippa United FC   Black Leopards FCNelson Mandela Bay Stadium
 Bloemfontein Celtic FC   Cape Town City FCDr Petrus Molemela Stadium
 Kaizer Chiefs FC   Moroka Swallows FCFNB Stadium (Soccer City)
 SuperSport United FC   TTMLucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium
Tue - 18 May 2021
 Chippa United FC   Bloemfontein Celtic FCNelson Mandela Bay Stadium
 Baroka FC   TTMPeter Mokaba Stadium
 Black Leopards FC   Kaizer Chiefs FCThohoyandou Stadium
 Moroka Swallows FC   Stellenbosch FCVolkswagen Dobsonville Stadium
Wed - 19 May 2021
 Golden Arrows FC   TS Galaxy FCSugar Ray Xulu Stadium
 Mamelodi Sundowns FC   SuperSport United FCLucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium
 Orlando Pirates FC   AmaZulu FCOrlando Stadium
Wed - 26 May 2021
 AmaZulu FC   Moroka Swallows FCKing Zwelithini Stadium
 Baroka FC   Orlando Pirates FCPeter Mokaba Stadium
 Bloemfontein Celtic FC   Mamelodi Sundowns FCDr Petrus Molemela Stadium

Results

Wed - 5 May 2021
 Mamelodi Sundowns FC 20 Maritzburg United FCLoftus Versfeld Stadium
Tue - 4 May 2021
 TTM 21 Kaizer Chiefs FCPeter Mokaba Stadium
Sun - 2 May 2021
Sat - 1 May 2021
 TTM 12 Black Leopards FCPeter Mokaba Stadium
 SuperSport United FC 11 Baroka FCLucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium
 Bloemfontein Celtic FC 22 Kaizer Chiefs FCDr Petrus Molemela Stadium
 TS Galaxy FC 10 Cape Town City FCMbombela Stadium
 Golden Arrows FC 01 AmaZulu FCSugar Ray Xulu Stadium
 Chippa United FC 10 Stellenbosch FCSisa Dukashe Stadium
Fri - 30 Apr 2021
Wed - 28 Apr 2021
 Mamelodi Sundowns FC 00 Golden Arrows FCLoftus Versfeld Stadium
 Cape Town City FC 15 AmaZulu FCCape Town Stadium
 Baroka FC 01 TS Galaxy FCPeter Mokaba Stadium
 TTM 10 Bloemfontein Celtic FCPietersburg Stadium
 Kaizer Chiefs FC 01 Chippa United FCFNB Stadium (Soccer City)
Tue - 27 Apr 2021
 Moroka Swallows FC 11 SuperSport United FCVolkswagen Dobsonville Stadium
 Stellenbosch FC 01 Maritzburg United FCCoetzenburg Stadium
Sun - 25 Apr 2021
 Mamelodi Sundowns FC 12 Kaizer Chiefs FCLucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium
 Chippa United FC 00 Golden Arrows FCSisa Dukashe Stadium
Sat - 24 Apr 2021
 Moroka Swallows FC 11 Orlando Pirates FCVolkswagen Dobsonville Stadium