Eastern Swallows and Fire Eyes win NRSDF Cup

11 Mar 2019 23:10pm
11 MAR (NAMPA) – Epukiro-based Eastern Swallows and Fire Eyes from Aminuis won the netball and football competitions of the Namibia Rural Sport Development Federation (NRSDF) on Sunday.

The NRSDF, which saw 28 football teams and 22 netball teams competing amongst each other, was held at the Khomasdal Stadium in Windhoek.

In the first netball semi-final, Manokile ladies from Otjinoko defeated their Aminuis-based counterparts Fire Eyes by 19-9. In the second semi-final meanwhile, Eastern Swallows from Tembisa defeated Otjinene-based Okaoveni 27-24. Eastern Swallows’ ladies then won the NRSDF tournament after they defeated Manokile 38-28 in the final, taking home N.dollars 6 000, a trophy and 12 gold medals.

Manokile pocketed N.dollars 3 000, along with 12 silver medals as runners-up, while Okaoveni and Fire Eyes’ ladies each took home a cash prize of N.dollars 2 000 as losing semi-finalists.

Meanwhile in the football category, Okaoveni defeated Lucitano from Ozondati 5-4 on penalties after a goalless draw in the first semi-final. In the second semi-final, Fire Eyes locked horns with Otjimati from Epukiro, with Fire Eyes emerging 4-3 victors on penalties following a goalless draw.

Fires Eyes then won the final, defeating Okaoveni 3-0 to pocket N. dollars 11 000 and 20 gold medals as the final winners. Okaoveni took home N. dollars 7 000 and 20 silver medals as runners-up, while Otjimati and Lucitano each took home N.dollars 3 500 as the losing semi-finalists.