1959 in South African sport

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Years in South African sport: 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
Years: 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962

This article is an incomplete list of sporting events relevant to South Africa in 1959

Golf

See also

Timeline of South African sport. Template:SouthAfrica-sport-Professional Football Template:Year-1959

National Football League ,in opposition to the amateur controlling body, a professional league started in South Africa.The league kicked off ,with 4 matches,on 4 July 1959.Johannesburg Rangers V Benoni United,Wembley Stadium.Germiston Callies V Arcadia Shepherd,Driehoek.Brakpan United V Southern Park,Brakpan.Randfontein V Johannesburg City,Randfontein.5 July 1959 Durban City played Arcadia Shepherds at Hoy Park.The other teams were-Durban United,Benoni United,Pretoria City,Southern Park,Maritzburg United.

Durban City were the first league winners.Johannesburg Rangers beat Germiston Callies 4-2,in the Castle Cup Final.Rand Stadium.

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