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Some of South Africa’s Biggest Sports Betting Events Of 2020

Posted on May 03, 2020 by Lee Lija

South Africa has been lucky enough to host some of the most epic sports events in history, and we haven’t stopped there. Alongside some international events, our proudly South African country hosts a variety of successful annual sporting events too! 

With the pressure on, and excitement practically tangible, these events bring some thrilling opportunities to take part in online sports betting. So, what are some of the biggest sports betting events of 2020?

Annual South African Soccer Events

Telkom Knockout Cup 

This soccer fan favourite event sees sixteen Premier Soccer League teams go head to head for the highest paying cup in Africa. The total prize money amounts to R14.2 million. The Telkom Knockout Cup will take place in August 2020.

Premier Soccer League (PSL) 

1997 saw the rise of South Africa’s top soccer league where SA’s 16 best soccer clubs competed annually. It gave local players the opportunity to play professional soccer and put them on the map to be discovered by international teams. 

Annual South African Cricket Events 

The SuperSport Series

This four-day cricket event brings together six provincial teams. Broadcast all over the country, this event began for the purpose of improving the overall cricket skill that local teamscan compete more successfully in international games. 

The six teams that participate in the SuperSport series are the Dolphins, Highveld Lions, Cape Cobras, Titans and the VKB Knights. Over the four days, the best teams prove themselves, and a final is played on the fourth day to determine the overall winner. 

Annual South African Rugby Events 

Being highly celebrated throughout South Africa,rugby is a massively popular sports betting event. 

The Rugby Currie Cup

As one of the oldest rugby competitions in South Africa, the Currie Cup is one of South Africa’s biggest domestic rugby events. It’s twice a year, every year by players representing each province.

Annual South African Golf Events 

The Nedbank Golf Challenge

With substantial prize money, and some of the most prestigious golfing professionals around the globe, the Nedbank Golf Challenge is a must seefor golfing fans. It is known as one of the world’s most premier golfing events, hosted by golfing legend, Gary Player. 

Annual South African Horse Racing Events

The Sun Met

Annually, the Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town, brings together a crowd of people, both spectators and punters, for “Africa’s Richest Race Day”. The Sun Met is a day out to remember, not just for showing off the best of the best in horse racing, but also the various forms of entertainment and the list of South African celebrities that attend the event. Horse race betting is a big feature in this two-day event. 

The Vodacom Durban July

Since 1897, on the first Saturday in July, Greyville Racecourse sees the return of horse racing fans from all over to come watch the equine prowess, get their sports betting on, and enjoy all that the event has to offer. The Durban July is a very popular online sports betting event. 

These are only a few of the annual sporting events that happen in South Africa. For news and safe online betting, visit sunbet.co.za and register. They provide premium news and updated sports calendars to keep up to date with the sports betting in South Africa. 

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