25 Sep 2017 12:40pm
REHOBOTH, 25 SEP (NAMPA) The village of Tses in the ||Kharas Region will host the fifth edition of the Annual Spring Soccer and Netball Tournament on 07 and 08 October.
Tses is situated about 140 kilometres south of Mariental on the B1 road to Keetmanshoop.
The football tournament is open to Second and Third Division Namibia Football Association teams and non-league teams, with each team allowed to use two First Division players during matches.
Organiser of the tournament, Thomas Godfriedt Tsuseb on Monday said the tournament is organised to keep young people busy and minimise drug and alcohol abuse.
We are also trying to market our players to First Division teams by allowing them to showcase their talent, Tsuseb noted.
The first edition was won by Tses Football Club in 2013, with Young Beauties from Keetmanshoop winning the last three editions from 2014 to 2016.
With the help of businesses, we will be able to compete with the best and keep the young men focused, he said.
The winner in the football category will receive N.dollars 20 000 in cash, a floating trophy and 25 gold medals.
Runners-up will walk away with N.dollars 10 000 and 25 silver medals.
Semi-final losers will get N.dollars 4 500 each, while the top goal scorer will be rewarded with N.dollars 1 000. The Man of the Match of each game will receive a gold medal.
The registration fee per football team is N.dollars 1 900.
The netball winner will receive N.dollars 2 500, a floating trophy and 12 gold medals. Runners-up will walk away with N.dollars 1 500 and 12 silver medals, with the third-placed team getting N.dollars 1 000 and 12 bronze medals.
The registration fee per netball team is N.dollars 600.
The closing date for entries is 01 October.
The draw will follow on 06 October live on the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation's Damara/Nama Kaisames radio service.