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UJ, French Embassy celebrate democracy, sportsmanship with inclusive Sports Day

Staff members and students at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), together with staff at the French Embassy in South Africa, enjoyed a fun-filled Sports Day in celebration of 30 Years of Democracy in South Africa on Thursday, 14 March 2024. The event, which took place at the UJ Soweto Campus sports complex comprising UJ Sport […]

UJ Senior Women’s football team off to scorching start in Hollywoodbets Super League

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) Senior Women’s football team has ignited the 2024 Hollywoodbets Super League, displaying remarkable prowess with a stunning seven-goal tally in only two matches. Securing consecutive victories against First Touch FC (4-1) in Lebowakgomo, Limpopo, and JVW FC (3-1) in Soweto, Johannesburg on Sundays, March 3 and 10, 2024, UJ has […]

UJ Football, SABC Sport coaching clinic flourishes in second edition

On March 2, 2024, over 50 children aged 4 to 12 had a joyful sports day at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) AW Muller Stadium during the second UJ Football Club and SABC Sport coaching clinic edition. UJ football coaches and international legends, including Aaron Mokoena and Mark Williams, teamed up to provide coaching sessions. […]

Modiko, Mibe reinforce South Africa U-17 National Women’s Team in World Cup Qualifiers

South Africa’s young women’s football team, Bantwana, is gearing up to play qualifying matches for the upcoming 2024 Under-17 Women’s Soccer World Cup in the Dominican Islands. The team has assembled to prepare for the World Cup qualifiers on 02 and 10 February 2024 against Ethiopia in Addis Ababa and Johannesburg, respectively. UJ’s Senior Women’s […]

UJ players learn from Cape Town City FC following successful FNB Varsity Football Tournament

FNB Varsity Football Experience - Lusanda Mavundla

Three University of Johannesburg (UJ) players, Ayesha Moosa, Lusanda Mavundla, and Lona Richard Banga, were recently selected to spend time learning from professional football players at Cape Town City FC. The invitation came after UJ’s men’s and women’s football teams both finished in second place in the 2023 FNB Varsity Football tournaments. At Cape Town […]

National call up for UJ Women footballers

Six University of Johannesburg (UJ) senior and junior women footballers have been called to assist the South African football teams in the upcoming COSAFA Women’s Championship and the World Cup Qualifying matches this month. Regular Banyana Banyana features Sphumelele and Thubelihle Shamase (twin sisters) and newcomers Karabo Mohale and Kabelo Mokoena, have been called to […]

UJ Under-20 Women’s Football Team defends their Engen Champ of Champs title

The Junior Women’s Under-20 footballers of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) have defended their Engen Champ of Champs title on Monday, 02 October 2023 at Marks Park Sports Grounds in Emmarentia. They defeated the Cape Town Roses ladies team 5-4 on penalties after a 1-all draw at fulltime. The young Orange Army had won the […]

UJ settles for silver medal in 2023 FNB Varsity Football tournament

For the second consecutive year, the Senior Men’s Football Team of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) finished in second place after a 1-all draw against Tshwane University of Technology in the FNB Varsity Football final on Thursday, 28 September 2023 at the UJ Soweto Stadium. UJ lost 5-4 in a penalty shootout – this was […]

UJ secures semifinal spot with fourth home win in 2023 FNB Varsity Football Tournament

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) Senior Men’s Football Team has secured their spot in the semifinals of the 2023 FNB Varsity Football tournament with an outstanding performance in their fourth home game of Round 6. On Thursday, 31 August  2023, at the UJ Soweto Stadium, they convincingly defeated the visiting team from the University of […]

UJ tops the log after round 5 of Men’s FNB Varsity Football tournament

The University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Senior Men’s Football Team remains at the top of the 2023 FNB Varsity Football tournament log with eleven (11) points after three consecutive wins and two goalless draws. UJ added three points in round 5 of the tournament on Thursday, 24 August 2023 after defeating Free State Province’s Central University […]