The most important football tournament from New Zealand already has a proposed date to begin as 2020-21 ISPS Handa Premiership is set to kick-off next month. The biggest news is that only eight teams will fight for the title this season as Southern United and Tasman United merged with Canterbury United.
It was also confirmed that fans will be allowed to attend the matches. The eight teams will play 14 matches in the regular season while the knock-out stage will be contested in March. The 14 round season will run from 14 November 2020 with the grand final scheduled for 14 March 2021.
Fixtures are subject to change as 2021 OFC Champions League dates are not set yet. Current league champions Auckland City face Eastern Suburbs at Kiwitea Street while Hamilton Wanderers will visit Hawke’s Bay United at Bluewater Stadium. You can check the full schedule of 2020-21 ISPS Handa Premiership by clickinWaig here.