Pi­rates claim first Q-In­no­va­tion win

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OR­LANDO Pi­rates have won their first ever Absa Pre­mier­ship Q-In­no­va­tion quar­terly award af­ter they were de­clared Quar­ter Three (Q3) win­ners for the 2017/18 sea­son. The club walks away with R1.5 mil­lion prize money.

This fol­lows an im­pres­sive run for Or­lando Pi­rates which has seen amongst the con­tenders for the Absa Pre­mier­ship ti­tle this sea­son – cur­rently sit­ting sec­ond on the Absa Pre­mier­ship log.

Since the in­cep­tion of the Q-In­no­va­tion in 2012, Or­lando Pi­rates has never won the Q-In­no­va­tion– un­til now.

They won the Quar­ter (Q3) with 19 points from eight matches: six vic­to­ries, one draw and one loss.

Bid­vest Wits were sec­ond on the log – one-point shy from the top with 18 points from the same num­ber of games played by Q3 win­ners.

Cur­rent log lead­ers and Quar­ter Two (2017/18) win­ners Mamelodi Sun­downs fin­ished third with 15 points also from eight games. – psl. co.za 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).

2017/18 Sea­son Win­ners:

Baroka FC won Absa Pre­mier­ship Quar­ter One Mamelodi Sun­downs won Absa Pre­mier­ship Quar­ter Two with 13 points from seven matches. Or­lando Pi­rates won Absa Pre­mier­ship Quar­ter Three with 18 points.

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)

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