20 Sep 2017 16:10pm
WINDHOEK, 20 SEP (NAMPA) - The Swakopmund Womens Soccer League (SWSL) resumed last weekend with their third game of the 2017 season after taking a months break due to examinations and the school holidays.
The 2017 league kicked off in the middle of July but took a break to allow players to study for their August examinations.
With only three games played thus far in the league, Dream Team are top of the log with nine points, while 2016 champions Dragon City are in sixth position with zero points from the two games played thus far.
League chairperson, Wilson Nguvauva told Nampa on Wednesday after receiving a N.dollars 25 000 sponsorship from Chopsis Bar they are now able to run their league with teams that are reinforcing their squads with new signings.
We can now start working on making the league bigger so we can feed more players to the senior and junior national women sides, he said.
Nguvauva added that their goal remains the same - keeping young women off the streets. He said more people should follow in the footsteps of Chopsis Bar.
He said Swakopmund Uranium also availed N.dollars 5 000 to them, adding that sponsorship monies are used to pay for the use of football fields, the running of the league and the awards they plan to host at the end of the season.
The amateur womens football league was established in June 2015 with eight football teams, all based in Swakopmund and Arandis. It has now added a new team from Walvis Bay called United Nations.
Chelsea from Swakopmund and Kavetus second team are not in this years competition.
Dragon City, Namib Daughters, Dream Team, Swakopmund Football Club; African Queens, Kavetu, and United Nations are the teams that compete in the league.
Namib Daughters were crowned champions in the leagues maiden season.