Madibaz swimmers on a mission at USSA gala
The Nedbank Madibaz swimming team will be aiming to show they can match the top varsities in the country when the University Sport South Africa gala takes place in Port Elizabeth this weekend. Running from Friday to Sunday at the Newton Park pool, the meeting will see the cream... Read more
Du Plessis part of memorable SA U19 success
Madibaz batsman Jean du Plessis returned from South Africa’s U19 tour of England with another valuable block of cricketing education firmly in place as he continues his burgeoning career. Since playing in their Plettenberg Bay back yard with his father and brother using a plastic bat, the 19-year-old accounting... Read more
Madibaz determined to shine in netball opener
The SPAR Madibaz team are determined to put on a display worthy of the occasion when the Varsity Netball tournament kicks off in Port Elizabeth next weekend. Nelson Mandela University will be one of the hosts of a bumper weekend as the tournament launches with four matches on August... Read more
Nelson Mandela University: Senekal scoops gold in Nigeria
Nelson Mandela University student athlete Ischke Senekal continued to show she can perform at the highest level when she won the shot put gold medal at the African Athletics Championships on Sunday. The 25-year-old Bestmed Madibaz Athletics Club member completed a memorable meeting in Asaba, Nigeria, after opening the... Read more
Madibaz surfers fired up for Vic Bay challenge
The Madibaz surfing team will be aiming to go all the way when they target the University Sport South Africa title at Victoria Bay near George, starting tomorrow. In last year’s tournament, the Nelson Mandela Bay surfers came within a whisker of winning the overall title, ultimately losing to... Read more
Madibaz golfers regain USSA title
The KPMG Madibaz golf team held their nerve under pressure to regain the University Sport South Africa matchplay title at Port Shepstone Country Club in KwaZulu-Natal on Friday. The Nelson Mandela University students maintained their high standing in varsity golf, having also won the title in 2016 and being... Read more
Promotion goal achieved for Madibaz footballers
The Madibaz men’s football team achieved their goal of gaining promotion to the A section when the University Sport South Africa tournament ended in Port Elizabeth last week. In a tense finish to the B section, the Nelson Mandela University side defeated Stellenbosch on penalties in the third-place play-off.... Read more
Madibaz score 11 goals in USSA football victory
The Madibaz men’s football team scored 11 goals against Vaal University of Technology in Port Elizabeth on yesterday to give themselves a chance of finishing in the top two of their group in the University Sport South Africa football tournament. The tournament, hosted by Nelson Mandela University, began on... Read more
Madibaz out to prove their potential at USSA
Madibaz rugby coach Jarryd Buys wants his squad to place the emphasis on enjoyment when they take part in the University Sport South Africa tournament in Johannesburg next week. The event, to be hosted by Wits, will be held from July 2 to 6. The Nelson Mandela University squad... Read more
Better fitness the key for Madibaz hockey
The Madibaz men’s hockey team will be banking on better fitness and a sharper set-piece strategy when they compete in the University Sport South Africa tournament next week. The country’s varsities will gather in Bloemfontein from July 2 to 6 for the annual competition in which the Nelson Mandela... Read more