With the 2018/19 Absa Premiership calendar coming to a close, Futaa looks back at the key moments that shaped the past term.
As in every season, the campaign was not short of any delirium, drama, tragedies and of course glory.
- Sundowns face Barca
Mamelodi Sundowns' billionaire owner Patrice Motsepe ensured they'll be no ordinary start to South African football. He coughed out millions of Rands to bring down FC Barcelona to face Sundowns in a friendly.
Goals from Ousmane Dembele, Luis Suarez and Andre Gomes gave Barcelona a 3-1 win in their Mandela Centenary Cup clash against Mamelodi Sundowns who scored a consolation goal through Sibusiso Vilakazi. pic.twitter.com/gBW7WUVcgl— SuperSport (@SuperSportTV) May 17, 2018
- Percy Tau signs for Brighton & Albion
- Kaizer Chiefs sign Khama Billiat from Mamelodi Sundowns
- Sundowns sign Andile Jali and Lebohang Maboe
- Orlando Pirates sign nine players
The likes of Brilliant Khuzwayo, Kudakwashe Mahachi and Vincent Pule become Buccaneers.
- Chiefs sign Lebogang Manyama
- Chiefs appoint Giovanni Solinas
August - December 2018
- Cape Town City win the MTN8
- Bidvest Wits have enjoy a flying starter
- Thamsanqa Gabuza meltdown
- Chiefs appoint Ernst Middendorp
- Baroka FC beat Orlando Pirates to win the Telkom Knockout
January 2019 - March 2019
- Wiseman Meyiwa tragedy
- Toni Silva-Pitso scandal
- Pirates crash out of CAFCL
- Wits crumble
April to May 2019
- Sinethemba Jantjie dies
- Bafana Bafana qualify for the AFCON 2019
- Hendrick Ekstein leaves Chiefs
- Sundowns bow out in CACL semis
- Orlando Pirates choke
- Free State Stars are relegated for the first time in 11 years
- Sundowns win the title.
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