#TuksSport: Boitumelo Lekalakala strives to make a difference at TuksFootball through passion and dedication
Posted on January 22, 2024
Making a difference in people's lives through football is Boitumelo Lekalakala's passion. In December, she was awarded the Hollywoodbets Super League Administrator of the Season 2023. That simply sends a statement that she must be doing something right behind the scenes as the TuksFootball Club...
#TuksFootball: Nhlanhla Mabaso hopes to get kids to dream again by playing sport
Posted on December 06, 2023
Making a difference through sport is the one thing Nhlanhla Mabaso is passionate about. But it is a case of first things first. From next week in Cape Town, he will play for Tuks at the 2023 USSA Football Championships edition. Mabaso makes no secret that he and his teammates are out to prove a...
TuksSport High School celebrates 21 years of excellence
Posted on October 23, 2023
TuksSport High is 21! From humble beginnings to monumental success, TuksSport High School is celebrating 21 years since its founding in 2002.
‘My role is to lead by example – not force,’ says Tuks women's football team captain Manamela
Posted on August 14, 2023
"The mark of a great captain is not just winning games but creating a winning culture," says the captain of the Tuks women's football team, Morongwa Manamela, as she takes the reins once again.
#TuksFootball: Wendy Shongwe promises Banyana Banyana will take the fight to the Netherlands in the Round of 16 at the FIFA Women’s World Cup
Posted on August 05, 2023
To make South Africa proud. That is the challenge Banyana Banyana are set for tomorrow when they clash against the Netherlands in the round of 16 of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
"What motivated us is to make history, remembering everyone back at home...
#TuksFootball: "After we won our first game, it was insisted that I stay on as the goalkeeper," says Asa Rabalao
Posted on June 16, 2023
Years ago, kids regularly kicked around a plastic bottle. It might have looked like they were only fooling around. But they were not. There was always a football game that needed to be won. One seven-year-old girl's skills caught the attention of a teacher.
Asa Rabalao of TuksFootball Women is...
#TuksFootball: Tuks clinch their fifth successive victory and second-biggest victory in the 2023 Hollywoodbets Super League campaign
Posted on June 09, 2023
Over the last five weekends, the TuksFootball Women’s team has made club history, registering two biggest victories of seven-nil and securing their fifth successive victory.
In their last five encounters, they scored 21 goals and conceded only two. They twice notched up seven goals...
#TuksFootball: A promise to her father is the reason why Wendy Shongwe is playing football again and scoring goals
Posted on May 29, 2023
A few years back, Wendy Shongwe promised her dad she would take up football again after she finished matric at TuksSport High School and formed part of the TuksAthletics Academy.
She kept her word. In 2021, she was back on the field. It did not take long for her natural talent to come to the...
#TuksFootball: Frank Singnkhi Mpedi celebrates a milestone mark of 100 club appearances in AmaTuks colours
Posted on May 18, 2023
Having reached the milestone of 100 caps playing for AmaTuks, Frank Mpedi can rightfully claim to have been there, done that and got the t-shirt to prove it, but he is not.
To him, there is still that one main objective to accomplish. That is to help AmaTuks qualify to play Premier League...
#TuksFootball: Ncamisile Shongwe is committed to making a difference on and off the field
Posted on February 23, 2023
Plants and football are the two things Ncamisile Shongwe is genuinely passionate about.
Whether the PhD Horticultural Science student at Tuks is dirtying her hands in the soil or artfully dribbling the ball past football opponents does not matter. Her goal remains the same. She wants to make...
#TuksFootball: Teamwork is the reason why Tuks, under the headship of Maude Khumalo, are the 2022 Gauteng Sasol League champions
Posted on September 19, 2022
One thing that matters to the TuksFootball head coach, Maude Khumalo, is teamwork because it makes dream work.
"You may have the most incredible number of individual stars, but the team won't amount to anything if they don't play as a team. It is often said that talent wins games, but teamwork...
#TuksFootball: Scoring his first Varsity Football goal in Tuks colours is something special for Marco Giuricich
Posted on September 05, 2022
Marco Giuricich might be a novice in playing Varsity Football, but from a Tuks perspective, he is slowly getting his rhythm and knowing what the tournament was all about.
He is the one who scored the winning goal in the dying seconds against TUT in Round 5. It was undoubtedly a significant...
#TuksFootball: A win against Wits will seal a Varsity Football semi-final spot for Tuks
Posted on August 26, 2022
Nelson Mandela once said, "The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
These words will stand for the TuksFootball team in good stead next week when they face Wits in Round 7, the last round of the prelim phase. Tuks find themselves with their...
#TuksFootball: “One thing I have learned is to take nothing for granted in the Varsity Football,” says Nicholas Stothard
Posted on August 19, 2022
Keep your heads up is definitely the motto used by Tuks players in the 2022 Varsity Football edition.
On Thursday, 18 August, Tuks secured a major a two-one Tshwane Derby victory against TUT in Round 5. Courtesy of Tuks goalscorers: Ntokozo Madela and Marco Giuricich. This was the third...
#TuksFootball: "I see myself as a technical player aiming to bring calmness into the team,” says Paballo Mamabolo
Posted on August 10, 2022
One thing which seemingly never changes in Varsity Football is that there will be a stage when Tuks is against the wall during the tournament.
There is that one game they absolutely can't afford to lose because if they do, it is a near certainty that they not be in action in the playoffs....
#TuksFootball: Nhlanhla Mabaso says mistakes are part of the game ahead of their second encounter of the 2022 Varsity Football edition
Posted on July 27, 2022
The TuksFootball team will be out to prove that tough times don't last, but tough players do when they clash against UJ in their second encounter of the 2022 Varsity Football edition on Thursday, 28 July.
Last week in Bloemfontein, things derailed in the game against UFS Kovsies. It led Tuks...
#TuksFootball: Tuks got a point to prove against Kovsies in their opening match of the 2022 Varsity Football edition
Posted on July 21, 2022
Revenge is a strong word, but it can be argued that it will be in the back of the minds of the Tuks players when they face Kovsies in their first encounter of the 2022 Varsity Football edition.
There is a reason for it. Last year, Kovsies got the better of Tuks twice. The worst for Tuks was...
#TuksFootball: “Playing as a goalkeeper means you got the best position on the field,” says Thakasani Mbanjwa, AmaTuks goalkeeper.
Posted on June 15, 2022
TuksFootball: “Playing as a goalkeeper means you got the best position on the field,” says Thakasani Mbanjwa, AmaTuks goalkeeper.
90 minutes of faultless football, or to be more exact, a draw, is what AmaTuks need if they want to secure the DStv Premiership promotion.
#TuksFootball: “...we make up with passion and football savviness. We know how to play the game,” says Frank Mpedi of AmaTuks
Posted on May 14, 2022
TuksFootball: “...we make up with passion and football savviness. We know how to play the game,” says Frank Mpedi of AmaTuks
A home victory and at least three goals against the Hungry Lions, are needed if AmaTuks wants to secure a DStv Premiership promotion from the GladAfrica...
#TuksFootball: Tlisane Motaung’s 'Midas touch' has turned things around for AmaTuks in the GladAfrica Championship
Posted on May 06, 2022
"I am who I am today due to the support and guidance I have received from the decision-makers of TuksFootball and UP,” says AmaTuks head coach and former captain Tlisane Motaung who is responsible for turning things around for team.