Madibaz cricketer Tristan Stubbs has had a swift rise through the ranks this year, culminating in him representing South Africa in the Twenty20 World Cup which ended in Australia at the weekend.
The continued development of the national men’s hockey team was on the mind of Nelson Mandela University’s Cheslyn Gie after being named interim head coach last week.
As Madibaz netballer Jeanie Steyn reached the pinnacle of her journey at Nelson Mandela University by being named Sportswoman of the Year, her first instinct was to pay tribute to her support team.
A decision by the coaching staff to promote Mark Amm to opening batsman for the Varsity Cricket tournament in Potchefstroom paid dividends when the swashbuckling Madibaz allrounder was named in the “all-star” team afterwards.
Madibaz national representatives Jeanie Steyn and Tristan Stubbs were recognised for their achievements by being named Nelson Mandela University’s sports stars of the year in Gqeberha last night.
Long-serving Bianca Blom rode a wave of emotion as she ended her career with the SPAR Madibaz on a high by being named player of the match in a Varsity Netball encounter on Monday.
A superb defensive display by player of the match Kelly du Toit laid the foundation for the SPAR Madibaz’s first victory in this year’s Varsity Netball tournament.
The SPAR Madibaz team will work on all aspects of their game as they continue their mission of making an impact on the Varsity Netball tournament this weekend.
Gqeberha netball star Jeanie Steyn knows she will need her wits about her when she competes in the Fast5 World Championship in New Zealand later this year.
Tyler Nevin of Gqeberha and the Rhodes A team emerged with the major accolades from the Madibaz Chess Festival held at Nelson Mandela University this weekend.
Sport is key to creating a unified environment and Vuyo Bongela plans to make it central to student life as she steps into a brand-new role at Nelson Mandela University.
SPAR Madibaz netball coach Lana Krige wants her senior players to set the tone when the demanding Varsity Netball competition gets underway in Pretoria this weekend.
Madibaz captain Leon van der Merwe said they would have to capitalise fully on any opportunities when they take on the formidable Progress outfit in the Eastern Province Grand Challenge rugby final on Saturday.
Gqeberha sprinter Luxolo Adams is determined to build on his achievements of 2022 as he begins to plan his programme for the world athletics circuit next year.
A sustained commitment to improving their performances led to several accolades for the Madibaz Water Polo Club at the Nelson Mandela Bay Aquatics awards evening in Gqeberha this month.