Madibaz cricketers Matthew Christensen and Luphumlo Ncanywa, having made an impact on the sports field, capped their varsity careers in style by graduating this year.
Madibaz rugby prop Tembelihle Yase overcame a time of darkness and relied on hard work and a strong support base to help him achieve his goals at Nelson Mandela University.
A determination to succeed, strong discipline and time-management are the ingredients to ensure you achieve your goals, say the latest group Madibaz Sport graduates.
Madibaz golfer JP van der Watt’s positive approach to life is something he takes on to the course and it has paid off in his fledgling career.
The FNB Madibaz rugby team have earned promotion to the Varsity Cup for 2021 after the coronavirus pandemic cut this year’s season short.
Madibaz squash mentor Jason le Roux says a student-athlete’s studies must come first, but believes the disciplined training required by the sport can play an important factor in their lives.
Madibaz Sport athletics manager Nellis Bothma wants student-athletes to find innovative ways of training to keep their fitness levels up during the enforced lockdown period caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Madibaz swimmers Alaric and Alard Basson remain focused on their overall goals despite the setback of the Olympic Games being postponed to 2021.
Student-athletes should keep academics as their main focus, while also staying safe during the Covid-19 lockdown, say Madibaz Sport managers and coaches.
The FNB Madibaz rugby team are waiting for a final decision by the Varsity Cup organisers which will decide their future in the popular university competition.
The South African student sporting calendar has been severely affected by the coronavirus outbreak, but Madibaz director of sport Yoliswa Lumka says they were staying positive during this challenging time.
Nelson Mandela University student JP van der Watt was crowned champion when the annual Humewood Golf Club championships were held in Port Elizabeth at the weekend.
The Madibaz men’s squash team won the Eastern Province Super League when they defeated champions Londt Park at Londt Park in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.
The SPAR Madibaz Netball Tournament proved to be another big success when it was held over three days for the first time at the south campus in Port Elizabeth this past weekend.
Nelson Mandela University’s Charlize van Zyl has been chosen for the South African team which will compete in the World Olympiad in Russia in August.