Cape Town - Fresh from their Absa Premiership championship triumph, Mamelodi Sundowns have added another feather on their hat when they were confirmed as Absa Premiership Q-Innovation Quarter Four (Q4) winners.
This is the third quarter in the 2015/16 season that Mamelodi Sundowns have won - out of the four quarters. Each quarter carries a prize money worth R1.5 million. This means Sundowns have won R4.5 million from the Q-Innovation. They will also be awarded with R10m for winning the Absa Premiership on 21 May 2016 - making it a total R14.5 million.
Mamelodi Sundowns finished with 16 points from six matches – with one game to spare. Quarter Four has seven fixtures. Lamontville Golden Arrows is second with 11 points from six matches. Third is Bloemfontein Celtic with 10 points from the same number of games.
Premier Soccer League (PSL) acting Chief Executive, Mato Madlala has congratulated Mamelodi Sundowns for the achievement.
Q-innovation Fact Sheets:
- Each side that wins a Quarter gets R1,5 million in prize money
- Quarter One (8 Fixtures), Quarter Two (7 Fixtures), Quarter Three (8 Fixtures), Quarter Four (7 Fixtures)
- Bidvest Wits won Absa Premiership 2015/16 Quarter 1 (19 Points, 8 games)
- Mamelodi Sundowns won Absa Premiership 2015/16 Quarter 2 (19 points, 7 games)
- Mamelodi Sundowns won Quarter Three with 19 points
- Mamelodi Sundowns won Quarter Four (16 points - with a game in hand)
- Kaizer Chiefs won 2014/15 Absa Premiership Quarter 1 and Quarter 4
- Polokwane City claimed Quarter 2 top honours (2014/15 season)
- Mamelodi Sundowns won Quarter 3 (2014/15 season)