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Absa Premiership relegation battle

2018-04-16 06:45

Cape Town - Relegation threatened Absa Premiership clubs are looking to avoid the drop when the season draws to a close on Saturday, May 12.

Golden Arrows, Polokwane City, SuperSport United, Ajax Cape Town and Platinum Stars are all in danger of being relegated.

These teams will need as many points off their final league games in order to remain in South Africa's top-flight division.

The team who finishes 16th is directly demoted to the National First Division (NFD) while the club in 15th position still has a chance of remaining in the Premiership.

The 15th placed team will compete in PSL Promotion/Relegation Playoff tournament along with two teams seeking promotion from the NFD.

GOLDEN ARROWS (12th, 27 games, 31 points)

Tuesday, April 24 v Kaizer Chiefs (home)

Wednesday, May 9 v Platinum Stars (home)

Saturday, May 12 v Maritzburg United (away)

POLOKWANE CITY (13th, 26 games, 30 points)

Sunday, April 22 v Wits (away)

Wednesday, April 25 v Cape Town City (home)

Wednesday, May 9 v Free State Stars (away)

Saturday, May 12 v Chippa United (home)

SUPERSPORT UNITED (14th, 27 games, 29 points)

Wednesday, April 25 v Free State Stars (away)

Wednesday, May 9 v Chippa United (away)

Saturday, May 12 v Baroka FC (home)

AJAX CAPE TOWN (15th, 27 games, 28 points)

Tuesday, April 24 v Baroka FC (home)

Wednesday, May 9 v Mamelodi Sundowns (away)

Saturday, May 12 v Kaizer Chiefs (home)

PLATINUM STARS (16th, 27 games, 21 points)

Wednesday, April 25 v AmaZulu (home)

Wednesday, May 9 v Golden Arrows (away)

Saturday, May 12 v Wits (home)

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