Latest SAFA SAB Men’s U21 League News
27 July 2017 - Mamelodi Sundowns assistant coach Rhulani Mokoena has praised the SAB U21 National Championships and predicted that more stars will come out of this year's edition. Mokoena is one of the many coaches who have been watching the games at the Nike Centre...
27 July 2017 - As teams continue to strut their stuff at the Nike Centre in Pimville, Soweto for the ongoing SAB U21 National Championships, national U23 coach Owen da Gama spoke of his excitement at being the chief scout at the tournament. Da Gama, along with among...
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.