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Nelson Mandela University Football

Custodians of the beautiful game

Football is one of the most popular sporting codes at the Nelson Mandela University, with a schedule that continues all year round. There are currently five teams participating in several league and cup competitions ranging from PEFA and USSA-EC. An exciting new addition, as of 2013, is the inclusion of two junior teams, competing in the PEFA u15 and u17 age categories. The introduction of the junior teams is core to the clubs outreach program with Phakamisa High School.

The three senior teams are affiliated to the P.E. Football Association and include a Women’s team. There is one team taking part in the PEFA Premier League, League Cup and the NMM Metro Cup, one in the Premier Reserve and the ladies in the Women’s League. The football club is also the 2017 Castle Lager league champions. 

In addition both the men and womens team take part in the USSA-EC football leagues for universities.



PEFA LEAGUE 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Nelson Mandela University Premiers 2nd 4th 10th 7th  * * * *

Nelson Mandela UuniversityVista Premier

10th 8th 7th 7th  * * *  *  *
Nelson Mandela University Ladies 1th 2nd 2nd 3rd  * * *  *  *

Nelson Mandela University

1st Division

1st 2nd 7th -  * * *  *  *
Nelson Mandela University Vista 1st Division 10th 7th 5th 10th  * * *  *  *

South teams names changed to Nelson Mandela Univesity Madibaz
and Missionvale to Vista (2009)

Nelson Mandela University Madibaz Premier         6th 2nd  2nd  5th  
Nelson Mandela University Missionvale Premier         2nd 3rd 6th  *  
NMMU Missionvale 1st Division         5th 2nd 1st  *  
Nelson Mandela University Madibaz 2nd Division         3rd 3rd 2nd  2nd  
Nelson Mandela University Madibaz Ladies           4th 1st 1st  2nd
Nelson Mandela University Madibaz u/15 * * * * * * * * 5th
Nelson Mandela University Madibaz u/17 * * * * * * * * 9th