Last updated : Friday, 24 November 2023
Sol Plaatjie Development Associations
The Sol Plaatjie Development Associations (SPDA) is an amateur football league based in the City of Johannesburg, South Africa. It was founded in 1998 to provide a platform for local footballers to develop their skills and compete at a high level.
The SPDA currently has over 100 teams competing in various divisions, from the Premier League to the Promotional League. The league's headquarters are located in the suburb of Eldorado Park.
The SPDA was founded in 1998 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The league's first chairman was Mr. Simon Ndlovu.
The SPDA has grown rapidly since its inception. In its first year, the league had only 20 teams. By 2023, the league had grown to over 100 teams.
The SPDA is divided into various divisions, from the Premier League to the Promotional League. The Premier League is the top division, and the Promotional League is the lowest division.
The league's season runs from January to December. The top two teams in each division are promoted to the next higher division, and the bottom two teams are relegated to the next lower division.
The SPDA hosts a number of competitions throughout the season, including the Premier League, the Promotional League, the Cup Competition, and the Super Cup.
The Premier League is the most prestigious competition in the SPDA. The winner of the Premier League is crowned the league champion.
The Promotional League is the second-tier competition in the SPDA. The winner of the Promotional League is promoted to the Premier League.
The Cup Competition is a knockout tournament that is open to all teams in the SPDA. The winner of the Cup Competition is awarded the SPDA Cup.
The Super Cup is a one-off match between the winners of the Premier League and the Cup Competition.