Madibaz football star wants to make an impact
Talented Madibaz football player Siwaphiwe Maso is determined to make the most of his opportunity after being selected for the Nedbank Cup Ke Yona team to play this weekend. The squad of 18 was selected after a series of regional trials around the country which started in East London... Read more
Madibaz squash players take silver in USSA clash
The Madibaz squash team kept the Nelson Mandela University flag flying high when they returned with the silver medal from the University Sport South Africa tournament early this month. Played at UCT in Cape Town from June 30 to July 5, Madibaz were defeated in the final by the impressive University... Read more
Madibaz surfers banking on an all-around effort
With several new faces in their outfit, the Madibaz surfing squad will be banking on a concerted team effort when the University Sport South Africa competition takes place later this month. The Nelson Mandela University team have produced some excellent performances in recent years and will be aiming for... Read more
Madibaz prepares for tough USSA squash challenge
The Madibaz squash team are fired up for the challenge after ending as runners-up last year when they target the University Sport South Africa tournament title in Cape Town. The event will be held at UCT from June 30 to July 5 and the Nelson Mandela University student-athletes will... Read more
Madibaz golfers primed for USSA title defence
The KPMG Madibaz team will be chasing their third University Sport South Africa title in four years when the annual tournament is played at Humewood Golf Club in Port Elizabeth from June 30 to July 5. Led by captain Jacques Smith, the team will be defending the title they... Read more
Madibaz will renew karate rivalry with WSU
The Madibaz karate squad will renew a keen rivalry with Walter Sisulu University when the University Sport South Africa tournament is held in Grahamstown later this month. Hosted by Rhodes on June 28 and 29, the Nelson Mandela University karatekas will be aiming to keep the varsity flag flying... Read more
Squash at Madibaz enjoying success
Rising Madibaz squash star Hayley Ward will get another chance to test her skills against players at a high level when she competes in the PSA Closed Satellite tournament at Londt Park in Port Elizabeth next week. Part of a week-long squash extravaganza at the Stella Londt club, which... Read more
Madibaz men qualify for USSA basketball tournament
The Madibaz men’s basketball team have qualified for the University Sport South Africa national tournament this year after coming through to win the Eastern Cape play-offs. The Nelson Mandela University squad played a double round of fixtures against Walter Sisulu University, Fort Hare and Rhodes, with the top two... Read more
Madibaz swimmer excels at artistic nationals
Madibaz artistic swimmer Courtney Musson continues to impress in the national arena. She returned from the national championships in Durban last week with a haul of six medals – one gold and five silvers. The 24-year-old Nelson Mandela University student was part of the Eastern Cape artistic swimming (formerly known as... Read more
Madiba’s staffer on lessons learnt from former president
Former presidential security chief Rory Steyn delivered a fascinating address at Nelson Mandela University on Thursday in which he said the lessons he learnt from Madiba remained as relevant today as they were back then. The talk at the Port Elizabeth university’s council chambers was a Madibaz Sport initiative,... Read more