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UJ Hockey assembles new squad for 2023 sport season

On Thursday, 09 February 2023, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) senior men’s hockey club has assembled and unveiled its 2023 senior men squad with new and returning student-athletes. The squad boasts ten (10) new first-year students and thirteen (13) returning students, who hail from various parts of South Africa and Namibia. This initial phase of […]

UJ hockey players to aid Namibian squad in FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Namibia has unveiled its senior national hockey team for the FIH Indoor Hockey Women’s World Cup currently taking place in Pretoria in South Africa from 5 to 11 February 2023). The team comprises a mix of experienced and promising young players current University of Johannesburg (UJ) David Britz, JP Britz (new recruit), and Jahntwa Kruger […]

UJ hockey coaches acknowledged for good coaching prowess

The University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) hockey team coaches, Shaun Laubscher and Tebogo Moepye, end the year on a good note following their teams’ impressive performances in various tournaments. Laubscher was recently appointed as the South African Schools goalkeeper coach for the Under/16, U/17 and U/18 girls teams for the 2023/24 season, while Moepye is nominated […]

UJ Hockey Club: Marvin Simons sets eyes on playing for South Africa senior hockey team

The 2022 Age Group Sportsman of the Year Award nominee, Marvin Simons, became the latest young University of Johannesburg (UJ) Hockey Club player added to South Africa’s Under-21 squad that competed in the recent Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia. The South African hockey team played six games against Great Britain, India, Australia, Japan and […]

Jahntwa Kruger added to Namibian hockey squad for AFCON Southern Africa qualifiers

The Namibia Hockey Union announced the players who will participate in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Southern Africa Qualifiers for the Namibian women’s hockey team at the of August 2022. Jantwa Kruger, a University of Johannesburg (UJ) student-athlete, has been included in the squad list. Kruger and her sister Jivanka Kruger (a former UJ […]

Young UJ hockey squads hold the fort in 2022 USSA Hockey championship

According to University Sport South Africa Hockey page, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Hockey squad members who participated in this year’s championship average the age of 20.5. Based on their performances in the weeklong competition, this is an achievement and a positive glimpse into the sport in the university. This is according to the senior […]

Seven UJ student-athletes selected for South Africa’s Under21 hockey squad

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On Wednesday, 22 June 2022, the South African Hockey Association announced the first group of the SA Under21 men and women squad with seven University of Johannesburg (UJ) players selected for the 2023 FIH Junior World Cup in Malaysia and Chile. The student-athletes were selected from the U21 IPT that recently took place in Eastern […]