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PSL 2022/23: What you need to know

Fans of the beautiful game in South Africa are eagerly awaiting the new season – these are the dates to remember.

The league will kick off earlier than normal with the first round of the DStv Premiership scheduled to start on the weekend of 5 August.


The following weekend, the teams that finished inside the top 8 of last year’s campaign will take part in the MTN8.

The newly rebranded first division will commence on the 2 September 2022.

The World Cup in Qatar also means there will be a break earlier than usual as teams fly out to do international duty ahead of the Christmas break.


Key dates for the season

DStv Premiership Kick-off – Weekend of 05 August 2022

MTN8 Quarterfinals – Weekend of 12 August 2022

Motsepe Foundation Championship – Kick-off Weekend of 02 September 2022

Last Matches before FIFA World Cup – Weekend of 04 November 2022

Release of players for FIFA World Cup 14 November 2022

DStv Premiership Conclusion 20 May 2023

Nedbank Cup Final – 27 May 2023



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