Omaalala village hosting Okapya Line Tournament
10 Nov 2016 14:20pm
ONGWEDIVA, 10 NOV (NAMPA) The 2016 Okapya Liner Annual Football Tournament will be held at Omaalala village in the Oshana Region this weekend.
The tournament will be hosted at the Mvula Sport Field.
Okapya Liner, a local transportation company, sponsors the tournament that will be held on Saturday and Sunday.
The draw for the tournament will be conducted at the Okapya Liner Bar near Ondangwa at 16h30 on Thursday.
The winning team will take home N.dollars 2 500 and the runners-up N.dollars 1 500, while the teams in third and fourth position will receive N.dollars 500 each.
Okapya Liner first held the tournament in 2012, sponsoring N.dollars 2 500. The sponsorship has now increased to N.dollars 5 000.
Organiser of the tournament, Herman Kalimbo Paulus told Nampa on Wednesday eight football teams from within northern Namibia have registered for the tournament thus far.
The tournament is aimed at promoting the game of football and serves an opportunity for younger footballers to showcase their talent.
Omusaati Gopoosa Football Club (FC) are the defending champions of the tournament.