Early Christmas present for football side.
Baroka FC, the side that surprised many by going to the top of the Absa Premiership log standings in the early stages of the 2017/18 season, have been rewarded for their efforts.
They 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 with 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 Quarter One. This is the first Q-Innovation victory for Baroka FC since the inception of the Premiership quarterly awards. – ANA
Q-innovation fact sheets
Each side that wins a Quarter gets R1.5 million in prize-money
Quarter One (eight fixtures), Quarter Two (seven fixtures), Quarter Three (eight fixtures), Quarter Four (seven fixtures)
Last season’s (2016/17) winners
Bidvest Wits won Quarter One
Mamelodi Sundowns won Quarter Two
Cape Town City won Quarter Three
Polokwane City won Quarter Four