Baroka in the elite league

Baroka in the elite league

Limpopo province will have two clubs playing in the Premiership next season. Baroka FC known as the giant killers were crowned the NFD after playing to a 1 all draw against Milano to gain automatic promotion. 

Baroka winnersThe club registered 17 wins from 30 games with 60 points to be crowned champions.

In their debut season in the NFD they came close to gaining promotion play-offs to the PSL but fell short on goal difference on the last day with a 1–1 draw against Thanda Royal Zulu.

The newly crowned club will now campaign in the PSL along their province rivals Polokwane City who are currently playing in the top flight. The club campaigned in the NFD and have been on the radar to win the league since the second half of the campaign. Baroka FC have been seeking NFD glory since the days of Vodacom and then the NFD.

The club was founded in  2007 December , based in Ga-Mphahlele near Polokwane and are known for their great performance against PSL sides as they stunned the likes of Kaizer Chiefs, Moroka Swallows and currently Golden Arrows and Polokwane City to make it the semi finals of the Nedbank Cup.