The Soccer Charity Cup is an annual schools soccer tournament that is organised by the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s third year Sport Management students as part of their practical learning. The two main objectives of the tournament are to help in the development of soccer at grass roots level as well as giving back to the community.

The NMMU Soccer Charity Cup Tournament was held on the 3rd and 4th of May 2013 at South Campus. Congratulations to Ncedo High school who won the U19 section and Newton Technical High School who won the U16 section.

The funds raised from the tournament were donated to the Missionvale Care Centre on the 31st of May 2013. The students chose the charity themselves and donated R4000 worth of stationary, sporting equipment including two netball posts, food and clothing. The Missionvale Care Centre was founded by Sister Ethel Normoyle, from humble beginnings, under a tree donated by a resident of Missionvale. It has grown into a centre which provides love and care for the poor and destitute, catering particularly to those living with HIV/AIDS.

(Below from left to right) Michael Andrews, Seamus Mc Hugh, Linda van Oudheusden, Russell Viljoen (Principal Of the Missionvale Care Centre Academy) (Front) Children from the Academy