Unisa grants WAFCON champions, Banyana Banyana bursary opportunities


The University of South Africa (Unisa) has granted the 2022 WAFCON champions, Banyana Banyana the opportunity to further their studies.

In an official statement released on Friday, Unisa’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Puleng LenkaBula announced the exciting news about the bursaries given the South African national women football team.

“The offer, whose terms and conditions will be communicated to the potential recipients, is effective from January 2023.

“The historic victory of South Africa in the African football scene after twenty-six years is very inspirational to Unisa, the youth, and South Africa as a whole. The achievement of Banyana resonates with Unisa’s values of innovation, excellence, and responsiveness. It is for this reason that Unisa saw it befitting to offer our exemplary champions the opportunity to further their studies and futures.

“We hope that in the same manner that Banyana 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,” added LenkaBula.

Read the full statement below:

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