PSL winner to pocket R10m

2012-05-18 12:29

Cape Town - Saturday’s winner of the Premier Soccer League will pocket a first prize cheque of R10 million.

According to the SuperSport website, the prize money for this year’s league race is the same as it has been for the last five years since the start of Absa’s sponsorship.

This is the final season of the bank’s current contract and there are negotiations for a renewal.

It is in stark contrast with the R1 500 prize that Orlando Pirates earned as the first winners of the National Professional Soccer League in 1971.

This season's PSL title will be won by either Orlando Pirates or Moroka Swallows.

Final day PSL fixtures (15:00 kick-offs):

Santos v Jomo Cosmos, Athlone Stadium 
Bloemfontein Celtic v SuperSport United, Botshabelo Stadium
Kaizer Chiefs v AmaZulu, FNB Stadium
Maritzburg United v Moroka Swallows, Harry Gwala Stadium
Mamelodi Sundowns v Free State Stars, Lucas Moripe Stadium
Golden Arrows v Orlando Pirates, Moses Mabhida Stadium
Black Leopards v Ajax Cape Town, Peter Mokaba Stadium
Platinum Stars v Wits, Royal Bafokeng Stadium

Prize money breakdown for the season:

1st - R10 million
2nd - R5 million
3rd - R3 million
4th - R2 million
5th - R1.5 million
6th - R1.3 million
7th - R1.1 million
8th - R1 million
9th - R750 000
10th - R700 000
11th - R650 000
12th - R600 000
13th - R550 000
14th - R500 000
15th - R450 000
16th - R400 000


  • Msika - 2012-05-18 13:01

    And this is news? Come on ms/mr editor, surely you can do better than this.

  • dave.dkay1 - 2012-05-18 13:13

    psl fair cash..\r\nmoney in the bank 4up the bucks..

  • Dipzen - 2012-05-18 13:24

    Damn psl doesn't hav money I knw playrs in d epl hu earn more dan all d prize 4rm 1st to last

      mokgobanama - 2012-05-18 14:06

      Dipzen this is not epl its psl so stop comparing cos SA nd England are different

      paulmandlankosi - 2012-05-19 18:22

      Do you have money Dipzen? I am sure one of the players can pay your school fees

  • mondli.khumalo.16 - 2012-05-18 14:27

    Atleast Jomo \yoyo cosmos\ don't go down empty handed

  • Lucky Prince Masoeu - 2012-05-18 14:30

    @Msika. It is news. Just because u news all this doesn't mean everyone does. How many people knew that Cosmos will be getting R400 000 even though they out of the PSL? Most people knew about that the winner take 10m and runners up take half of that, but from 3rd down to 16th i myself didn't know and I'm glad i do now thanks to News24. Lighten up Mr.

      neville.witbooi - 2012-05-18 17:39

      Psl have a loy off money but not real strikers to produce shame for jomo he belong at the psl

  • katlego.tlolane - 2012-05-18 19:55

    swallows will be millionaires!!

      paulmandlankosi - 2012-05-19 18:23

      Did they?

  • katlego.tlolane - 2012-05-18 19:59

    swallows will be millionaires!!

  • bongani.ndlovu.96 - 2012-05-18 21:52

    yes 10 mitre e 1st team, guess its tym 2 negotiate new dealz n keep cash rolling safa.

  • dumsaniandries.masango - 2012-05-19 07:57

    Operation take 3. Pirates will pocket R10m 2day.

  • georgebrightons - 2012-05-19 09:36

    For Swallows it will be history. The last time Swallows won the league it was in 1965. For Pirates it will be business as usual. Good luck !

  • edwin.phadu - 2012-05-19 21:59

    Atleast now the dust has settle we know the winner, up the bucs

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