Varsity Cup returns as Maties eye the title

28th January 2022

Varsity Cup preparations have been ongoing since last year as the Maroon Machine remain hopeful they will have silverware at the end our the tournament. Maties have been crowned Varsity Cup champions five times and they hope to kick off their campaign positively on the 14 February as they face defending champions Tuks on their…

Read More

Maties Sport welcomes four new interns to their team

10th January 2022

Maties Sport recently welcomed new interns to the family for 2022. The internship program was designed to create opportunities and learning experiences as well as to develop new graduates in the sport industry. Bathabile Ndevu, the Sport Management intern, has always been passionate about sport and says she’s truly grateful for this opportunity that has…

Read More

Maties Sport Chief Director receives prestigious award

15th December 2021

Maties Sport Chief Director Ilhaam Groenewald was awarded with the Stellenbosch University Chancellor’s Award of Excellence yesterday. Groenewald who has been extensively working and dedicating her life to sport for the past 30 years was extremely delighted by the recognition she received saying, “It’s indeed a honor to receive this prestigious award and I thank…

Read More

Long-Distance Running Legend Paul Tergat Visits Stellenbosch

2nd December 2021

Paul Tergat was ecstatic to be back in Stellenbosch after 26 years, as he has nostalgic memories of winning the 1996 IAAF World Cross-Country Championship. After easily claiming victory at the 12.15-kilometre distance within 12 seconds, at the Coetzenburg circuit and finishing in the Danie Craven Stadium. Paul says he wasn’t confident that he would…

Read More

Khanya Dilima Maties Cricket Player Debuts for the Gbet Rocks

2nd December 2021

Khanya Dilima, an International Relations honors student from Stellenbosch University, was selected for the Gbet Rocks team after a very successful 4 years at Maties Sport. Dilima grew up loving playing different kinds of sports, but he always loved the game of cricket. “When I was in grade seven, I started playing cricket and soccer.…

Read More

Stellenbosch University, Paul Roos Gymnasium and Remgro launch worldclass indoor cricket facility

16th November 2021

Stellenbosch University (SU), Paul Roos Gymnasium (PRG) and Remgro have developed a self-sustaining indoor cricket facility on the school’s property, facing the main cricket oval. The new indoor cricket facility is officially completed with the estimated cost value being almost R15 million and will be used by all parties involved. The facility which boasts six…

Read More

Baloyi relishes being at the helm as Maties coach

12th November 2021

Jabulile Baloyi current Maties women football head coach is excited about the prospects of building a strong team unit and uplifting upcoming women footballers based in Stellenbosch. Baloyi who was appointed at Stellenbosch University (Maties Sport) in November of last year has tremendous experience particularly in women’s football as she has coached both the under…

Read More

Football in Stellenbosch set to benefit from MoU signing between SU and SAS

18th October 2021

Stellenbosch University (SU) and the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport (SAS) sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see the two entities collaborate till 2029. Football is a very important sport in our country, it is the people’s sport – nothing unites or divides the nation quite like it. Stellenbosch University and Stellenbosch FC began…

Read More

History of Maties Football

18th October 2021

Maties Football’s promotion to the ABC Motsepe League has been years in the making. “This is a major step for Maties Football and for the sport in the greater Stellenbosch area. The new experience will broaden our horizons in a big way! We as a unit can only prosper from this promotion. It will create…

Read More

Stellenbosch University and Stellenbosch Academy of Sport sign MOU to develop soccer in the Winelands

11th October 2021

Stellenbosch University (SU) and the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport (SAS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today (11 October 2021) that will see the two entities collaborate till 2029. The MOU which was signed in Stellenbosch, endeavours to foster a better relationship between SU and SAS to develop quality footballers for Stellenbosch and the greater…

Read More