July 14, 2024

Orlando Pirates Athlete Wins USSA FIFA Competiton

A student of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in South Africa was crowned FIFA champion of the University Sport South Africa (USSA) esports competition.

Events Management student Zuhayr Abrahams of the university who participated and won the USSA Esports competition expressed his gratitude to all who showed support and also expressed his joy at being crowned champion of the competition.

“It felt so surreal. I was just trying to take it all in,” he said about the moment he was announced as the winner at the UCT Sports Centre.

“The CPUT players all came to support me. It felt like it wasn’t just an individual win for me but for all of CPUT.”


The United Student Sports Association (USSA), which was established on April 16, 1994, is recognised as the official unified national umbrella sports structure for the regulation, coordination, and organisation of student sports activities at the regional, provincial, and national levels in the South African tertiary education sector.
In order to represent and safeguard the sporting interests of all students at member institutions, USSA was established within the tertiary education sector. It was created on the guiding values of cooperation, responsibility, non-racism, non-sexism, and democracy.