USSA Football National Club Championships

The 2015 USSA Football National Club Championships were postponed due to the student protests and will be hosted 21 – 25 March 2016 at the University of the Free State.




The final squad

Men Women
Name Course Name Course
Mogau Khwinana Higher Certificate in Sports Science Duduzile Qwabe Higher Certificate in Sports
Mbongeni Masilela BCom Internal Auditing Alexandra Michael BA HMS Hons Sport Science
Claudio De Almeida BCom Business Management Hilda Magaia Higher Certificate in Sports Science
Nicholas Killas LLB Tania Oliviera BA Sports Coaching Science
Frank Mpedi Certificate in Sport Science Nosipho Zondo BEd FET: General
Phutego Mabitsela BSportSci Vuyelwa Makhura BA Sports Coaching Science
Wandile Makhanya BSportSci Amanda Molefe Higher Certificate in Sports Science
Dylan Paterson BCom Law Regina Mogolola Certificate in Sports Science
David Ribero BSportSci Phidah Chego BSc Biological Sciences
Lawrence Ntswane Bed FET: Econ & Management Science Zenise Norris BEd HMS & Sport Management
Simbongie Njokwe BSportScie Katrina Maguire Higher Certificate in Sports Science
Tebogo Galane BSc Env & Engineering Geology Vanessa Siakam BCom Hons Sport & Recreation Management
Lindsay Stowman BSportSci Nthabiseng Matshaba Certificate in Sports Science
Sphesihle Sosibo Certificate in Sport Science Ofentse Mothogae BA
Tiago De Serra Higher Certificate in Sports Science Mavhungu Manyanya BSportSci
Jeremiah Nkwana Certificate in Sport Science Ncamsile Shongwe MSc Agric Horticulture
Clinton Mphahlele BCom Law Khutso Mojadibe Higher Certificate in Sports Science
Khumbulani Siluma BPolSci Natasha De Almeida BDietics
Richard Moremi BSc Construction Management Shannon Morgan BA Sport Psychology
Simphiwe Sihlangu Higher Certificate in Sports Science    
Jurgen Booysen BA Sport & Recreation Management    
Deodat Kritzinger BSportSci    
Thabo Ndlovu B Ed FET: General    
Katlego Motlhatsang BSportSci    
Technical Team
Jan Motaung Head Coach Collen Mashawa Head Coach
Steve Matlou Assistant Coach Trevor Lewatle Assistant Coach
Nicholas Stothard Assistant Coach Kgothatso Lekalakala Team Manager
John Matlala Team Manager Sonia Shako Kit Manager
Minky Tshabalala Sport Scientist Lara Izaacs Video Analyst
Elijah Matjee Kit Manager Trevor Price Physiotherapist

In the Men’s Team

Lindsay Stowman, Lawrence Ntswane and Jeremiah Nkwana were part of the USSA Football national team that competed in the FISU Universiade (World Student Games) in July 2015 in Gwangju, Korea.

Tebogo Galane and Simbongile Njokwe were part of the USSA Football team that competed at the 2015 SAB National Championships in Soshanguve.

Lawrence Ntswane, Jeremiah Nkwana, Frank Mpedi, Simbongile Njokwe, Claudio De Almeida, Tiago De Serra, Wandile Makhanya, Katlego Motlhatsang and Tebogo Galane were also in the AmaTuks sduad for the 2015/2016 Multichoice Diski Challenge (MDC)

The team are the defending national champions after winning the tournament in 2014 in Durban

In the Women’s Team

Head Coach Miss Simphiwe Dludlu, former Banyana-Banyana captain with 64 caps for the senior national team, will miss the tournament due to her involvement with the national u17 team currently playing world cup qualifiers.

Senior player and Center Back Lebogang Mabatle will also miss the tournament as it clashes with a Banyana-Banyana training camp.

The women won the 2014 and 2015 USSA Gauteng Football League and qualify for the national showpiece as provincial champions.

Players in the first team (PSL) who have played for the Tuks varsity team:

1.    Tristyn Coetsee

2.    Lucky Mathosi           

3.    Ronald Ketjijere

4.    Mpho Maruping

5.    Botshelo Mfulwane (captain of the MDC squad)

The men’s team are the defending national champions, after winning the title in Durban in 2014. The 2016 edition of the championships will be hosted 05 – 09 December 2016 at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.