Latest SAFA SAB Men’s U21 League News
The NMMU Madibaz football team have been promoted to the SAB League following their performance in the annual Safa Nelson Mandela Bay regional league playoffs. The NMMU Madibaz football team have been promoted to the SAB League following their performance in the...
The SAB League has officially marked 15 years of developing and nurturing some of South Africa’s greatest football talent at grassroots level. South African Football Association (SAFA) and South African Breweries (SAB) official celebrated the milestone, together with...
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.