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