SuperSport United have announced a partnership with Tshwane University of Technology for a ladies’ team called TUT Matsatsantsa Ladies FC.

The team, affectionately known as Red Army, was founded in 2009 as the high-performance ladies’ team for TUT.

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TUT Ladies FC currently plays in the SAFA Hollywoodbets Super League. SuperSport United CEO, Stanley Matthews said they were excited about this historic moment.

“SuperSport United has a history with TUT that goes back 25 years when TUT was our first team training ground,” he said.

“We have former TUT Students who joined our organization on internships and have made an impact on the sporting landscape and last season we started to play PSL matches at the TUT Stadium.

“With this solid foundation, we are proud to partner with TUT in our maiden voyage into Women’s Football with the launch of our partnership with the TUT Matsatsantsa Women’s Team.”

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Tshwane University of Technology’s Executive Director for 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,” he said.

“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.

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