Santos heads to promotion play off

Santos heads to promotion play off

Santos heads to promotion play off

Musa Otieno

After missing on automatic promotion to the South African top flight league, Santos will have to play in the play off top determine their fate.

They will face off with PSL side Chippa United who finished second from bottom and third placed National First Division side Mpumalanga Black Aces in two legged encounters. The team which finishes top gets the top flight slot.

 Over the weekend Santos beat man Jomo Cosmos 2 – 1 in the second tier clash played at the Athlone Stadium in Cape Town to secure second slot with 49 points but an inferior goal difference compared to table toppers Polokwane City. Black Leopards was relegated from the PSL after finishing bottom

Former Kenyan captain Musa Otierno is the assistant coach to the club he played for a long time while current international Brian Mandela is playing for the South  African club

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