Historic moment at SuperSport studios - the birth of TUT Matsatsantsa Football Club.
This historic merger comes after TUT and SuperSport United partnered for the club to play all the 2023/24 first team and DStv Diski Challenge (DDC) matches at the University.
The TUT team affectionately known as #RedArmy was founded in 2009 as the high-performance team ladies.
TUT Ladies FC currently plays in the SAFA National Women’s League: HollywoodBets Super League to which they finished position 2 since its inception 2019-2020 season and 2021, Varsity Football competition to which they are 6 times consecutive champions from 2014-2019 and USSA football National Institutional Championships.
SuperSport United CEO, Stanley Matthews is excited about this historic moment.
Executive Director for Student Affairs and Extracurricular Development (SAED), Dr Shadrack Nthangeni says the University is extremely proud and excited about the momentous partnership with SuperSport United.
“Through this partnership, we will realise our strategic goal of producing future-ready graduates, performing brilliantly in both sport and academics.”
“We also wish to highlight the important role of Women’s football, not just locally but globally. Football is a powerful means of enabling women to fulfil their potential both in sport and in society and we are here for that - to be part of this significant occasion,” says Dr Nthangeni.