Royal AM

Royal AM consolidated their second place in the league standings after a victory over Marumo Gallants in a DStv Premiership clash. Photo: Backpagepix

Royal AM R1.5 million richer after winning Q3-Innovation prize money!

Royal AM have won their first Q-Innovation prize that comes with a whopping R1.5 million – they were officially crowned Q3 winners on Wednesday.

Royal AM

Royal AM consolidated their second place in the league standings after a victory over Marumo Gallants in a DStv Premiership clash. Photo: Backpagepix

Royal AM have won their first Q-Innovation that comes with a whopping R1.5 million – they were officially crowned Q3 winners on Wednesday.

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John Maduka’s charges will be motivated by the fact that they were the best team in the third quarter of the league season.

This is the first time that Royal AM win Q-Innovation, ending Mamelodi Sundowns’ dominance in the last two quarters.

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Sundowns finished the third quarter third on the log after eight games – they collected 14 points from a possible 24.

Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates finished the quarter in fourth and fifth respectively – Amakhosi had 14 points while Bucs had 12 points.

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HOW ROYAL AM WON Q3-INNOVATION

The third quarter of the season is made up of eight league games, and Royal AM were impressive in those matches.

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Royal AM won five, lost once and drew two of the eight matches – they collected 17 points from a possible 24, meaning they dropped just seven points in the process.

Cape Town City also finished the quarter on 17 points after an impressive run that saw them record four wins on the trot at the start of the year.

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However, they were let down by their goal difference which is inferior to that of Royal AM – City scored 12 goals while Maduka’s men netted 13 goals in those eight matches.