Latest SAFA SAB Men’s U21 League News
17 November 2017 - The SAB League has been captivating fans with dramatic games, as teams across the country begin to stake a claim for the play-offs to go to the ABC Motsepe League. A number of teams including the likes of De Aar Celtics in the Prixley ka Seme region...
25 October 2017 - With just one province to go, South African Breweries (SAB), proud sponsors of the SAB League in partnership with the South African Football Association (SAFA) are almost at the finish line with their nationwide SAB League Technical Kit Handover SAB...
SAFA SAB Men’s U21 League
The SAB League season begins each year in September and runs until the end of the season when the National Championships are played. More than 1000 local football clubs, comprising a total of more than 26 000 players participate in the league on a weekly basis.
The countrywide competitions lead to the Provincial Play-offs held towards the end of each season. This eventually results in a total of 18 teams broken into two teams per province, promoted to the SAFA Second Division.
As a culmination of the SAB League season, provincial squads are selected across all nine provinces plus an invitational team from the University Sports South Africa (USSA) to compete in the National Championships. The 10 teams are pitted against each other in a public draw that is conducted by SAFA and competition sponsors, SAB.