Local News 18.5.2017 04:47 pm

Cape Town City win Q-Innovation Q3

Bhongolethu Jayiya of Cape Town City FC (c) celebrates goal with teammates Aubrey Ngoma of Cape Town City FC (l) and Lehlohonolo Majoro of Cape Town City FC (r) during the Absa Premiership match between Cape Town City FC and Chippa United at Athlone Stadium. (Chris Ricco/BackpagePix)

Bhongolethu Jayiya of Cape Town City FC (c) celebrates goal with teammates Aubrey Ngoma of Cape Town City FC (l) and Lehlohonolo Majoro of Cape Town City FC (r) during the Absa Premiership match between Cape Town City FC and Chippa United at Athlone Stadium. (Chris Ricco/BackpagePix)

Cape Town City, a club that has captivated many people’s imaginations during the 2016/17 Absa Premiership season, were today confirmed as the Quarter Three winners.

The Cape Town-based outfit walks away with the top prize having won six of their eight matches in this block. They accumulated 20 points.

This is the first time that Cape Town City has won a Quarter since the introduction of the Q-Innovation.

They are currently sitting third in the Absa Premiership log standings with 55 points from 29 games. Finishing second during this Quarter was Kaizer Chiefs with 18 points – two shy of overall winners.

Q-innovation Fact Sheets:

– Each side that wins a Quarter gets R1,5 million in prize money
– Quarter One (8 Fixtures), Quarter Two (7 Fixtures), Quarter Three (8 Fixtures), Quarter Four (7 Fixtures)

2016/17 Season:
– Bidvest Wits won Absa Premiership Quarter One
– Mamelodi Sundowns won Absa Premiership Quarter Two
– Cape Town City won Absa Premiership Quarter Three

2015/16 Season:
– Bidvest Wits won Absa Premiership 2015/16 Quarter 1 (19 Points, 8 games)
– Mamelodi Sundowns won Absa Premiership 2015/16 Quarter 2 (19 points, 7 games)
– Mamelodi Sundowns won Quarter Three (19 points)
– Mamelodi Sundowns won Quarter Four (16 points – with a game in hand)

2014/15 Season:
– Kaizer Chiefs won 2014/15 Absa Premiership Quarter 1 and Quarter 4
– Polokwane City claimed Quarter 2 top honours (2014/15 season)
– Mamelodi Sundowns won Quarter 3 (2014/15 season)

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results

Wits 2-0 Polokwane
Plat Stars 2-0 Chiefs
Sundowns 2-2 Maritzburg

fixtures

Chiefs vs Wits
Sundows vs Highlands

psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Bidvest Wits 28 57
2 Sundowns 28 55
3 Cape Town City 28 52
4 SuperSport United 28 48
5 Kaizer Chiefs 28 47
6 Polokwane City 28 40
7 Maritzburg Utd 28 36
8 Ajax Cape Town 28 35
9 Arrows 28 35
10 Orlando Pirates 28 32
11 Platinum Stars 28 31
12 Bloemfontein Celtic 28 27
13 Free State Stars 28 26
14 Highlands Park 28 25
15 Chippa United 28 24
16 Baroka FC 28 24

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