Mahikeng Campus

Netball can be described as one of the major sporting codes you would find across the country and beyond the SA borders with a unique history. From way back it has been labelled as a sport suitable for women however just like many other sporting codes it has both men and women competing at high level. Netball at the Mahikeng Campus helps define the identity of the campus and its amazing athletes.

NWU Mafikeng Netball team have made their presence felt over the past few years. Here are some of their achievements. In 2016 USSA 2016 Silver Medallists, representatives in North West Netball team U21 and Senior ladies. In 2017 Position 5 USSA and U21, senior ladies and male representatives in the North West Netball team. 2018 position 5 USSA Netball and representatives in U19, U21 and Senior reps in provincial team. 2019 position 8 USSA and representatives in U19, U21 and senior for the provincial team ,2 players got medals (Silver from U21 and Gold from Senior player)

Contact details:                                                                                

Nalendi Malanoka             

Sports Manager: Netball           

018 389 2434

Potchefstroom Campus

Our story

The North West University is widely renowned for its production of top class netball players’ year after, after year. This is largely in part to masterclass coaching and management and the use of intuitive sport science methods, along with the multi-disciplinary collaboration between biokineticists and physiotherapists to ensure that players are able to perform at high levels with a reduced risk of injury.


Our vision is to build a high performance culture to ensure that our netball players can become elite individuals who strives for sustainable performance, discipline and team values. To create an environment where students can develop core skills on and of the netball court.


Our mission is to create a platform where players have ample opportunities to grow not only in physical skill or performance but in leadership and interpersonal skills.


2015 & 2016 Varsity Champions

2017 & 2019 USSA Champions


Manager                                Any queries

Heléne C Botha                                Heléne C Botha 

Head Coach                                Sport manager: Netball

Elsunet Du Plessis                                                                                         Potchefstroomcumpus

Junior Component                            018 299 2911

Andiswa Tracey Magwebu               

u/21 Coach

Lerine Joubert

Sport scientist

Colin Powell

Vanderbijlpark Campus

We take pride in our football team and their continuous growth. Our football team makes use of their beautiful fields based at the banks of the vaal river. Our football team consists of two male teams, Mmabatho fc and the NWU VAAL fc and one female team.

From being a powerhouse at USSA to going straight to qualify for the ABC Motsepe league, the NWU VAAL male team continues to make us proud as a campus. We pride ourselves with the purple army.

We have several players from the football team that has represented us in the USSA squad and some players also play for development teams in the PSL.

Our aim is to develop players through education and sports.

Contact details:

Thomas Thema