UJ Campus Football League (UJCFL) will be hosting on Monday, 21st May 2018, the first round of the Nedbank Stigma Challenge which is set to commence from 4pm at the University’s APB campus sports fields.
This was announced by the chairman of the UJCFL Committee, Loyo Khuzwayo, on Wednesday, 16th May 2018.
The Stigma Challenge is a football competition that includes 32 soccer teams, taking 16 teams from both the major and promotional leagues, which form part of the UJCFL.
All 32 teams will square off with their respective opponents in the first round of the knockout stage resulting in 16 teams progressing to the second stage. In this stage, the 16 teams will be trimmed down to 8 teams. They will then go head-to-head with the 8 teams from Tshwane University of Technology in an intervarsity cup.
The tournament was established to fight against certain social issues leading to inequalities. “This is to challenge the stigma of sexual differences and fight against discrimination of gender and race,” said Khuzwayo.
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