Reach for the sky or don’t even try. This well-known basketball saying rang true during the recent high-profile NWU Vaal Senior Basketball Tournament which took place at the Harry Gwala Sport Centre in Sasolburg. This year marks the third rendition of the tournament and saw Sasol and Anglo American coming on board as the main sponsors of the event.
National First Division (NFD), Jomo Cosmos FC now boasts a new addition to their squad – Thapelo Tlabakwe, an alumnus of the Soccer Institute on the North-West University`s (NWU’s) Mafikeng Campus.
Not many university campuses in South Africa can boast with canoeing as a competitive sporting code, but at the North-West University’s Vaal Triangle Campus (NWU Vaal), the sport is going from strength to strength.
Former SuperSport United FC player, Daylon Appolis, has recently joined the NWU Soccer Institute. Daylon has been part of the SuperSport United Academy based in Ladium since the age of 12.
The football club of the North-West University’s Vaal Triangle Campus has signalled their intentions for the remainder of the season by announcing the signing of four new players from the ranks of the Kaizer Chiefs Football Academy.
Another one of the experts at the North-West University (NWU) has been called up at national sports level to assist with a national sports team.
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