3 June 2024 – Pietermaritzburg hosted the first edition of the Hollywoodbets Men’s Regional playoffs from 31 May 2023 – 2 June 2024, where Junior Eleven from Uthukela region were ultimately crowned champions after beating Ulundi United 1-0 in the final.

Both teams gained promotion to the 2024/25 season of the ABC Motsepe and will be eager to put their regions on the map.

The two teams were tough contenders and outclassed all the other sides that participated in the playoffs, as members of these two clubs walked away with all the individual prizes.

The Goalkeeper of the Tournament award went to Mashington Mposula of Junior Eleven for his efforts in the semifinal penalty shootout. Ntobeko Mabaso of the same team walked away with the top goal scorer of the tournament award, while Sandile Dlamini won the coach of the tournament award.

Ulundi United’s Sipho Jaca and Sphephelo Hlongwa walked away with the Player and Manager of the tournament respectively.

Coach Sandile Maseko thanked his players for the hard work that they put in all season. “This is all we wanted from the beginning of the season. Having played in the Nedbank Cup Last 32 gave us the confidence we needed to win the Hollywoodbets Regional League and gain promotion to the ABC Motsepe League,” said Dlamini.