Rovers and Lions gain promotion to GladAfrica


North West champions Platinum City Rovers and Hungry Lions from Northern Cape have secured their spots in the GladAfrica Championship for next season.

This follows their respective wins in the semi-finals of the ABC Motsepe League national play-offs taking place in Mpumalanga.

Lions were the first to confirm their promotion after a 5-3 penalty shootout win over Mangaung Unite.

City also won 3-0 on penalties against Glendene United from the Western Cape.

The two clubs will meet on Saturday at Mbombela Stadium for the overall prize money winner of this year’s play-offs.

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By Ofhani Munyai