20 June 2024 – The third day of the 2024 ABC Motsepe National Playoffs was filled with emotions as teams  either packed their bags or progressed to the semi-finals of the prestigious promotional tournament. 


Njampela FC won Group A with four points after beating FN Rangers 2-1 in the opening match of the day. Kruger United qualified for the semifinals as Group C winners with four points, while Dondol Stars were eliminated from the tournament following their 2-2 draw with NC Pro’s in the second match of the day.


Highbury FC topped Group B with two points to earn a spot in the semi-finals, while Thames FC qualified for the semis as the best runners-up, after beating Mangaung United 1-0 in the last match of the group stages.


The semi finals will be played tomorrow, 21 June 2024.


Thames FC (NW) will host Kruger United (MP) at 11am in the first semifinal, while Highbury FC (EC) will take on  Njampela FC (KZN) in the second semi at 3pm.


The winners of the semifinals will gain automatic promotion to the first division of South African football, which is sponsored by the Motsepe Foundation.


The finalists will then faceoff for the ABC Motsepe 2024  decider on Sunday 23 June 2024. All the matches will be played at Mxolisi Dicky Jacobs Stadium and will be televised on SABC Sport.