University of Pretoria F.C.
|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)|
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.
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
- Most starts: Washington Arubi 31
- Most goals: Mame Niang 10
- Most starts in a season: Washington Arubi 31 (2012–13)
- Most goals in a season: Mame Niang 10 (2012–13)
- Record victory: 5–1 vs Ajax Cape Town (29/9/12, PSL)
- Record defeat: 0–3 vs Kaizer Chiefs (10/08/13, MTN8)
Premier Soccer League record
Shirt sponsor & kit manufacturer
- Shirt sponsor: None
- Kit manufacturer: Umbro
Club officials/Technical team
- Chairman: Prof. Antonie de Klerk
- CEO: Rendani Mulaudzi
- General manager: Kenneth Neluvhalani
- Team manager: Graham Oosthuis
- Coach: Shaun Bartlett
- Assistant coaches: & Selaotse Mosala
- Goalkeeper coach: Tendai Tanyanyiwa
- Fitness trainer: Sibusiso Mahlangu
First team squad
As of October 2016.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- 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