Baroka win Absa Prem Quarter One

Baroka FC, the side that surprised many by summiting to the top of the Absa Premiership log standings in the early stages of the 2017/18 season, have been rewarded for their efforts.

Baroka FC have been declared as the Absa Premiership Quarter One winners.

They won Q1 with 16 points – beating Mamelodi Sundowns and SuperSport United who finished second and third. Mamelodi Sundowns finished on 15 points tied with SuperSport United but the former enjoyed a superior goal difference.

In the first quarter, Baroka FC won four matches and drew the same number of games without tasting defeat.

Baroka FC will receive R1, 5 million for winning Absa Premiership Quarter One.

This is the first Q-Innovation victory for Baroka FC since the inception of the Absa Premiership quarterly awards.

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

Polokwane City won Absa Premiership Quarter Four

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)

*Ed Note: The announcement of the Absa Premiership Q1 winners had to be delayed to allow SuperSport United, who had a mathematical chance of winning Q1, to complete their quota of matches.