Absa Premiership

Eymael hails PSL as best league in Africa

2016-12-29 10:59
Luc Eymael (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Polokwane City coach Luc Eymael considers the South African Premiership to be the best football league on the continent, citing it as the most professional.

Rise and Shine occupy fifth-place on the PSL table having registered 21 points from their 15 allotted matches and their Belgian mentor, who has vast experience of plying his trade in Africa, admits that he has been very impressed by the all-round standard of football in the country.

"I told you many times that it is the best league where I’m coaching now in Africa and it is the most organised, the most professional and it has the best facilities," he told KickOff.

"It is the most balanced league also, because like I told you in comparisons to where I worked in Congo, Kenya, Tunisia and Sudan when you are not coaching a team from the top three, top four like my team Polokwane City that doesn’t have the same means as Chiefs (you won't have a chance) but look where we are.

"But it is a well-balanced league and the TV coverage and everything is very professional," he added.

Eyamel did allude to the fact that the lack of fans at stadiums in the PSL is troubling, which doesn't occur in other African leagues.

"But one thing for me it is lacking is for the fans in the stadiums but you only see them when you're playing against the big teams.

"If you are in Congo you train in front of 30 000 people and in matches it is 60 000 and here unfortunately you don’t have that.

"Okay, but the other things are most professional but just little bit lack of fans, it's only that," he concluded.

Read more on:    polokwane city  |  psl  |  luc eymael  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Friday, 21 September 2018
Wits v Polokwane City, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Baroka FC v Orlando Pirates, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
Golden Arrows v Chippa United, Princess Magogo Stadium 15:00
Kaizer Chiefs v AmaZulu, FNB Stadium 18:00
Free State Stars v Highlands Park, Goble Park 20:15
Sunday, 23 September 2018
Bloemfontein Celtic v Maritzburg United, Dr Molemela Stadium 15:00
SuperSport United v Black Leopards, Lucas Moripe Stadium 15:00
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

After slow starts to their respective 2018/19 Absa Premiership campaigns, who will finish the season ranked higher?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.