31 Jan 2019 08:30am
WINDHOEK, 31 JAN (NAMPA) The Katutura Sport Union (KASU) set aside a total of N.dollars 30 000 to host the fifth annual edition of its Valentines Cup Competition slated for 09 February 2019 in the capital.
The tournament is aimed at celebrating the day and to promote sport in Katutura in general.
Chairperson of KASU, Kuveri Tjonga told Nampa on Wednesday that from the N.dollars 30 000, N.dollars 10 000 is for the netball categories, while N.dollars 20 000 is for the soccer categories.
The netball winner will take home N.dollars 5 000, a trophy and 12 gold medals while runners-up will walk away with N.dollars 2 500 plus 12 silver medals.
Each semi-final loser will take home N.dollars 1 250.
The winning team in soccer will pocket N.dollars 10 000, a trophy plus 20 gold medals.
The runners-up will get N.dollars 5 000 with 20 silver medals while the semi-final losers will each pocket N.dollars 2 500.
According to Tjonga, this is an open tournament and all teams are invited to participate except Premier League teams.
We will only allow three Premier League players per team to boost the morale of the other players, emphasised the chairperson.
The registration fee for the tournament is N.dollars 1 800 and teams have until 05 February 2019 to pay, which is also the draw date.
The competition draw will take place at Namibia English Primary school at 19h00 in Katutura.
Chief Keja Football Club from Okondjatu are the defending champions in the football category whereas Windhoek-based Truck Team won the netball category last year.
Khomasdal Stadium and Katutura Youth Complex are the venues for this years competition.
Established in 1992, KASU aims to develop sports in Katutura through various local sport codes that engage young people in and around Windhoek.