Latest SAFA SAB Men’s U21 League News
6 July 2017 Former Banyana Banyana star, Maude Khumalo is determined to be one of the best coaches to come out of the country. This follows the former defender’s heroic exploits of being the first ever female coach to guide a men’s team into the SAB League promotional...
The SAB and ABC Motsepe Leagues have both proven to be a solid stepping-stone to greater success for a multitude of players, teams, coaches, referees as well as administrators. The SAB League is the fourth tier of South African football and the second highest tier...
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.