NPL returns after Christmas break

08 Jan 2019 13:30pm
REHOBOTH, 08 JAN (NAMPA) – The Namibia Premier League (NPL) returns after the Christmas break with matches scheduled for Windhoek, Otjiwarongo and Rundu from Thursday.
The fixtures released on Monday show that Citizens Football Club will face Tigers at Windhoek’s Sam Nujoma Stadium at 20h00 on Thursday, while on Friday at the same venue, Tura Magic will battle relegation-threatened Okahandja United at 20h00.
Also on Friday at the Mokati Stadium in Otjiwarongo, Life Fighters will confront high flying Mighty Gunners at 19h00.
On Sunday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, Black Africa will face a stubborn Young Brazilian side at 15h00, followed by a match between Orlando Pirates versus Eleven Arrows at 17h00.
On Monday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, University of Namibia Football Club (UNAM FC) and Civics will square off against each other at 20h00, while in the Coastal Derby on 16 January 2019, Eleven Arrows will face neighbours Blue Waters at the Kuisebmond Stadium at 20h00. Black Africa sit atop the log with 16 points from seven matches, followed by Mighty Gunners in second also with 16 points from seven matches, with the former having conceded one goal less than Gunners.
Citizens in third, Young Brazilians in fourth and Life Fighters in fifth place are all on 11 points after seven matches, separated by a goal difference.
Julinho Sporting occupy sixth spot with 10 points having played only six matches, while Tura Magic sit in seventh position with nine points after seven matches.
Young African are in eighth position with eight points, while Arrows having played six matches, sit in ninth position with seven points.
Tigers also having played six matches come in at 10th place with seven points, followed by Blue Waters in 11th with seven points.
Defending champions, African Stars are in 12th position with six points having only played four matches, followed by UNAM FC in 13th spot with six points.
In 14 place are Okahandja United with four points, followed by Pirates in 15th spot also with four points, but having played only six matches.
Civics prop up the basement with three points from six matches.