Richards Bay FC are the newly crowned champions of GladAfrica Championship for the 2021-22 season following Sunday’s results.
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This means the Natal Rich Boyz will be campaigning in the DStv Premiership next season, bringing the number of KwaZulu-Natal clubs in the topflight to five.
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Having finished top of GladAfrica Championship log with 54 points from 30 league games, Richads Bay FC didn’t only gain promotion to the DStv Premiership.
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They were also handed a trophy, gold medals and a cheque of R3 million as a reward for their efforts throughout the season.
Second-placed AmaTuks walked away with R2 million, and they also stand a chance to make it back to topflight football via the playoffs alongside Cape Town All Stars.
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Cape Town All Stars finished third on the standings after 30 games, and they have been handed a R1 million cheque for making the top three.