PSL increases prize money for new season

Dr Irvin Khoza and Oscar Siziba of Absa during the Premier Soccer League and Absa press conference at PSL Press Conference Room on June 26, 2019.

Dr Irvin Khoza and Oscar Siziba of Absa during the Premier Soccer League and Absa press conference at PSL Press Conference Room on June 26, 2019.

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JOHANNESBURG - The Absa Premiership champions for the forthcoming 2019/20 league season will pocket R15-million.

PSL Chairman, Irvin Khoza announced on Wednesday announced a 35% increase in overall prize money for teams participating in the premier division.

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Current champions Mamelodi Sundowns collected R10-million in the 2018/19 league season and should they retain their crown.

In the 2019/20 league season, the 16 PSL teams altogether pocketed R29,5-million in prize money.

The latest increase will see all combined PSL teams earn R39,9-million, which reflects an R10,4-million increase from the previous season.

Khoza also revealed the PSL's fixture schedule for the new season.

First week fixtures: 

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