SIYABUSWA CAMPUS HOSTS SPORTS DAY

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30 April 2024

Hosted at the Siyabuswa campus, the Sports Day drew enthusiastic crowds, comprising both participating students and staff members, as well as avid supporters who came to cheer on their favourite male and female athletes.

Participants eagerly embraced the array of sporting challenges offered at UMP, engaging in disciplines ranging from athletics to football (both male and female divisions), from the strategic manoeuvres of chess to the traditional games of Diketo, Morabaraba, and Encuva.

UMP It was an exhilarating day for sports stars and fans. 

Below are the results of the competition:

BASKETBALL
Women: Mbombela
Men: Mbombela

FOOTBALL
Women: Mbombela
Men: Siyabuswa
Staff Men: Siyabuswa

NETBALL
Students: Mbombela
Staff: Mbombela

VOLLEYBALL
Women: Siyabuswa
Men: Siyabuswa

ATHLETICS
100m Women
1. Tondani Ndou: Mbombela
2. Maymoonah Nhate: Mbombela

100m: Men
1.Sfiso Ngwenyama: Mbombela
2.Ntiyiso Makhobela: Mbombela

200m: Women
1.Fortunate Banda: Siyabuswa
2. Kgotlelelo Rammabi: Siyabuswa

200m: Men
1. Ntiyiso Makhobela: Mbombela
2. Sfiso Makhobela: Mbombela

400m: Women
1. Maymoonah Nhate: Mbombela
2 .Ofentse Sebela: Mbombela

UMP Staff and Students from the Mbombela and Siyabuswa campuses were competing against each other.

400m: Men
1.Nhlanhla Maluleka: Siyabuswa
2.Kgopotso Mahlare: Mbombela

800m: Women
1. Tondani Ndou: Mbombela
2. Maymoonah Nhate:  Mbombela

800m: Men
1. Mahlatse Sethwane: Mbombela
2. Kabelo Sefali: Mbombela

4x100m Relay: Men
1. Siyabuswa
2. Mbombela

DIKETO
1. Thlokomelo Maswaneng: Siyabuswa
2. Molatelo Mamabolo: Siyabuswa

ENCUVA
Women
1. Onthathile Mahlomonyane: Siyabuswa
2. Khethiwe Shongwe: Siyabuswa

Men
1. Samuel Mello: Siyabuswa
2. Thokozani Mahlangu: Siyabuswa

MORABARABA
Women
1 .Nhlanhlane Jiane: Siyabuswa
2. Jessica Masilela: Siaybuswa

Men
1.Butane Kgabo: Mbombela
2. Tiisetso Letageng: Siyabuswa

CHESS 
Women: Retshephile Khiba: Mbombela
Men: Lindokuhle Mkhabela: Mbombela

Some of the UMP Executive Management team that attended the event, included Vice-Chancellor Professor Thoko Mayekiso, Dean of Students, Dr Paul Maminza, Siyabuswa Campus Director, Dr Emmanuel Tshikwatamba, DVC: Postgraduate Studies, Engagement and Planning, Prof Moses Mbewe and Registrar Mr Sello Legodi.

Story and Pictures by the University of Mpumalanga.