2015–16 National First Division

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National First Division
Season2015–16
ChampionsBaroka
PromotedBaroka
Highlands Park

The 2015–16 National First Division is the second tier league in South Africa. The competition began on 22 August 2015.

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Baroka (C, P) 30 17 9 4 50 23 +27 60 Promotion to 2016–17 South African Premier Division
2 Highlands Park (Q) 30 17 8 5 43 18 +25 59 Qualification to Promotion play-offs
3 Mbombela United (Q) 30 15 11 4 42 23 +19 56
4 Witbank Spurs F.C. 30 16 5 9 47 34 +13 53
5 Royal Eagles 30 15 7 8 48 32 +16 52
6 Milano United 30 16 3 11 37 23 +14 51
7 Cape Town All Stars 30 13 6 11 30 32 −2 45
8 Black Leopards 30 11 7 12 32 30 +2 40
9 AmaZulu 30 9 9 12 34 32 +2 36
10 Cape Town 30 9 6 15 33 50 −17 33
11 Santos 30 7 10 13 32 43 −11 31
12 Mthatha Bucks 30 6 12 12 24 34 −10 30
13 Vasco da Gama 30 7 9 14 27 41 −14 30
14 Thanda Royal Zulu 30 6 12 12 33 50 −17 30
15 African Warriors (R) 30 6 7 17 25 44 −19 25 Relegation to 2016–17 SAFA Second Division
16 Moroka Swallows (R) 30 5 9 16 26 54 −28 24
Source: http://www.psl.co.za/log.asp?id=879
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored;
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (R) Relegated.

Play-offs[edit]

Pos Lge Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 NFD Highlands Park (P) 4 3 1 0 6 0 +6 10 Promotion to 2016–17 South African Premier Division
2 NFD Mbombela United 4 2 0 2 3 6 −3 6
3 PSL University of Pretoria 4 0 1 3 1 4 −3 1
Updated to match(es) played on 18 June 2016. Source: soccerway.com
(P) Promoted.
Mbombela United0–3Highlands Park
[1] Goal 6' Isaacs
Goal 66'76' Mvala

University of Pretoria0–1Mbombela United
[2] Goal 39' Gumede

Highlands Park1–0University of Pretoria
Garcia Goal 52' [3]

Highlands Park2–0Mbombela United
Shalulile Goal 12'82' [4]

Mbombela United2–1University of Pretoria
Sekome Goal 3'
Patjie Goal 84'
[5] Goal 82' Kebede

University of Pretoria0–0Highlands Park
[6]

Attendances[edit]

Team Stadium Capacity Average Highest Lowest
Black Leopards Thohoyandou stadium 20 000 565 5000 124
Amazulu King goodwill Zwelith 10 000 500 500 500
Mthatha Bucks Mthatha stadium 6 200 322 1000 100
Highlands Park Makhulong stadium 20 000 322 2000 125
Baroka Pietersburg stadium 15 000 319 1000 125
Mbombela United KaNyamazane stadium 15 000 267 1000 100
Moroka Swallows Volkswagen Dobsonville 24 000 223 500 100
Royal Eagles Harry Gwala stadium 22 000 214 500 100
Cape Town All Stars Athlone Stadium 34 000 203 500 100
African Warriors Charles Mopelli stadium 50 000 187 500 100
Thanda Royal Zulu Richards Boy Sports Stadium 8 000 185 250 100
Santos Athlone Stadium 34 000 177 300 100
Milano United Blue Downs Stadium 3 000 175 200 125
Vasco da Gama Parow Park stadium 3 000 167 300 100
Witbank Spurs Themba Sinamela stadium 1 000 167 200 100
FC Cape Town NNK Rugby Stadium 5 000 157 200 100

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