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UNISA rewards Banyana Banyana’s victory with bursary opportunities

Following Banyana Banyana’s victory at the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (Wafcon) – the University of South Africa (Unisa) has announced free bursaries for players.

Banyana beat hosts Morocco to win a maiden Women’s Africa Cup of Nation title on Saturday.

Unisa said they will grant the African champions bursary opportunities to pursue a degree of their choice to continue to shape future leaders and players.

The university said in recognition of the historic achievement, they will make special bursaries available for the twenty-three players. Unisa said the African victory is an inspiration to young people to believe in sports.

“We hope that in the same manner that Banana have inspired the nation: this small gesture will inspire young girls and boys to believe in sport, virtues of discipline and excellence, and that there are long-term benefits and rewards associated with such virtues,’’ said Unisa Vice-Chancellor, Prof Puleng LenkaBula.


In other news – Patrick Shai died a heartbroken man – Sad details emerge as his wife, Masechaba is exposed for cheating on him

Shocking new details have emerged surrounding the passing of veteran actor Patrick Shai. A local publication reports the actor died a heartbroken man and he refused to spend even a night at his home the night before he allegedly decided to take his own life.

Patrick Shai

Shai’s family and his widow Masechaba Shai, are allegedly at loggerheads over alleged cheating allegations levelled against her. Learn More

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