Latest SAFA Men’s Regional League News
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SAFA Men’s Regional League
The SAFA Men’s Regional League season begins each year in September and runs until the end of the season when the National Championships are played. More than 2 000 local football clubs, comprising a total of more than 50 000 players participate in the league on a weekly basis.
The country-wide 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 Me’s Regional 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, conducted by SAFA.