8 June 2023 – The draw for the 2023 ABC Motsepe National Playoffs semi-finals was conducted at the end of Day 3 action at Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg.
Upington City will battle it out against Mpheni Home Defenders in the opening semi-final on Friday, 9 June 2023, while the home side Umsinga United will face Orbit College in the second semi-final.
These will be played at 11h00 and 15h00 respectively at Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg and will be broadcast live on SABC Sport Channel, Channel 124 on Openiew and the DTT platforms.
Umsinga United were the first side to secure a ticket to the semi finals after topping Group A with 6 points from their two matches.
Mpheni Home Defenders finished top of Group C with 4 points with a better goal difference to Orbit College after their one all draw in the last group stage match.
Upington City had to fight off Amavarara FC to top Group B with 6 points to book a spot in the semis of the promotional league.
The winners of the two semi-finals will automatically gain promotion to the South African First Division ( Motsepe Foundation Championship), but will still play for the grand prize money of R1 2000 000 and title of ABC Motsepe National Champions for the year 2023.
This final will be held on Sunday, 11 June 2023 at Harry Gwala Stadium at 15h00.