Kavango East defeats Ohangwena

26 Mar 2016 11:20am
RUNDU, 26 MAR (NAMPA) – The Kavango East under 20-year regional team used its home ground advantage to beat the Ohangwena Region 2-0 in their first match of the 2016 The Namibian Newspaper Cup here on Friday.
The win allowed the host, Kavango East Region, to proceed to the next round of the 16th edition of the competition.
It was the sixth game of the well-attended Newspaper Cup.
Kavango East scored one goal each in the two halves of the encounter, and created several golden scoring opportunities but missed.
Jessy Nanyemba and Ngave Shilongo scored for their team.
Chihinga Haingura, also from Kavango East, was declared the Man of the Match and pocketed N.dollars 500.
In another match on the same day, Omusati, the defending champion, narrowly defeated Otjozondjupa 1-0 to proceed to the next round.
All 14 regions of Namibia are represented in the tournament that will end on Monday.