Namib Daughters maintain SWSL lead

15 Oct 2017 13:50pm
WINDHOEK, 15 OCT (NAMPA) – The first leg of the Swakopmund Women’s Soccer League (SWSL) came to an end at the Mondesa stadium in Swakopmund on Saturday, with Namib Daughters extending their lead to top the table to five points.
On Wednesday, Daughters, the champions of the competition’s maiden season in 2015, beat Dream Team 5-1 at the same venue to collect three points against their closest rivals.
On Saturday, African Queens lost 2-1 to Kavetu FC while the game between Super Ladies and United Nations was postponed to next year (2018), due to United Nations coach having urgent private matters to tend to.
At the end of the first half of this year’s league which kicked off in July, Daughters have 15 points from six games played, followed by Dream Team with 10 points, while African Queens occupy third position with nine points.
Defending champions, Dragon City, are in fourth position with eight points, Kavetu FC are fifth also with eight points while new kids on the block, Super Ladies are sixth with six points.
The bottom of the log is occupied by another newcomer, United Nations who are on zero points after five games.
The league is scheduled to continue with its second leg over the weekend of 3 February 2018.
League chairperson, Wilson Nguvauva told Nampa on Saturday that the league fixture will only continue next year because they want to give players time to study for their exams and also go for holiday thereafter.
The amateur women’s football league comprises seven teams from Walvis Bay, Swakopmund and Arandis.
The seventh team that competes in the league are Dragon City, Namib Daughters, Dream Team, African Queens, Kavetu, Super Ladies, and United Nations.