University of Pretoria F.C.
University of Pretoria Football Club, also known as Tuks FC, is a South African association football club based in the Hatfield suburb of Pretoria that represents the University of Pretoria. They currently play in the National First Division.
|Full name||University of Pretoria Football Club|
|Nickname(s)||AmaTuks, Tuks, Tukkies|
|Founded||2003, bought Pretoria City franchise|
|Ground||Tuks Stadium, Hatfield, Pretoria|
|Chairman||Prof. Antonie de Klerk|
|League||National First Division|
|2015–16||ABSA Premiership, 15th (relegated)|
The University established the Tuks Football Academy in 2002, originally playing in the SAFA Gauteng South Division. In the 2003–04 season the University acquired Pretoria City FC's second division status, subsequently winning the Vodacom League play-offs and being promoted to the NFD in 2004–05. In the 2006–07 season the club qualified for the Mvela Golden League play-offs. In the 2008–09 season the club was a Nedbank Cup finalist losing to Premier Soccer League team Moroka Swallows 0–1.
- Second Division Gauteng Stream: 2003–04
- Second Division National Play-offs: 2004
- National First Division: 2011–12
Shirt sponsor & kit manufacturer
- Shirt sponsor: None
- Kit manufacturer: Umbro
Club officials/Technical team
- http://psl.co.za/content.asp?id=16586&comp=879 University of Pretoria FC Retrieved 20 November 2011
- http://www.supersport.com/football/national-first-division/news/120513/Tuks_secures_Premiership_promotion Tuks secures Premiership promotion Retrieved 13 May 2012
- http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/2012/05/10/amatuks-make-it-to-top-flight AmaTuks make it to top flight Retrieved 13 May 2012