1959 in South African sport

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This article is an incomplete list of sporting events relevant to South Africa in 1959


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Timeline of South African sport.Template:SouthAfrica-sport-Professional Football Template:Year-1959

National Football League ,in opposition to the amateur controlling body, a professional league started in South Africa.The league kicked off ,with 4 matches,on 4 July 1959.Johannesburg Rangers V Benoni United,Wembley Stadium.Germiston Callies V Arcadia Shepherd,Driehoek.Brakpan United V Southern Park,Brakpan.Randfontein V Johannesburg City,Randfontein.5 July 1959 Durban City played Arcadia Shepherds at Hoy Park.The other teams were-Durban United,Benoni United,Pretoria City,Southern Park,Maritzburg United.

Durban City were the first league winners.Johannesburg Rangers beat Germiston Callies 4-2,in the Castle Cup Final.Rand Stadium.