Polokwane City promoted to PSL

Polokwane City became the latest addition after being promoted to the Premier Soccer League.

Polokwane City is the latest addition to the Premier Soccer League.

JOHANNESBURG - Polokwane City were promoted to the Premier Soccer League after beating Roses FC 1-0 in the National First Division (NFD) on Sunday.

They advanced on goal difference getting automatic promotion over Santos.

Meanwhile, another Limpopo side Black Leopards have been relegated to the first division.

Mpumalanga Black Aces will take part in the playoffs with Santos and Chippa United.

Technical Director of Polokwane City Bareng Kobi said, "We have wonderful players who gave it their all."

The team managed to get promoted to the big league despite losing four of its players during a car accident in November.

Polokwane City was once Bay United.

It changed its name after its owners sold the franchise in 2012 and it moved from Port Elizabeth to Limpopo.

The promotion playoffs are scheduled to start on 29 May.