Editor's Blog 13.12.2016 11:26 am

Tinkler shows why he is hot property

It was a pity there were not more fans at Peter Mokaba Stadium on Saturday for the Telkom Knockout final.

That is just the nature of the South African game, with support historically rooted with Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates, but I thought it was a terrific game with worthy victors in Cape Town City.

Tinkler shows why he is hot property
Tinkler shows why he is hot property

Tinkler shows why he is hot property

It was a pity there were not more fans at Peter Mokaba Stadium on Saturday for the Telkom Knockout final.

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results

Chiefs 1-0 Wits
Sundows 2-2 Highlands
Arrows 2-1 Pirates

fixtures

psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Bidvest Wits 30 60
2 Sundowns 30 57
3 Cape Town City 30 55
4 Kaizer Chiefs 30 50
5 SuperSport United 30 48
6 Polokwane City 30 43
7 Maritzburg Utd 30 38
8 Arrows 30 38
9 Platinum Stars 30 37
10 Ajax Cape Town 30 36
11 Orlando Pirates 30 33
12 Bloemfontein Celtic 30 29
13 Chippa United 30 28
14 Free State Stars 30 28
15 Baroka FC 30 28
16 Highlands Park 30 27

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