Outjo to host inaugural Aibs Charity Cup

24 Mar 2019 16:20pm
REHOBOTH, 24 MAR (NAMPA) – Outjo in the Kunene Region will host the inaugural Aibs Charity Cup slated for 30-31 March at the Etoshapoort and Outjo Sports Stadiums respectively.
Organiser of the tournament, Ruben Nangombe explained to Nampa on Sunday that the event is held in remembrance of former Golden Bees player Fillipus ‘Aibs’ Hikab, who died from injuries sustained in a local derby while playing against Black Africa Warriors in the North West First Division in 2016.
“Aibs contributed immensely to Golden Bees through his loyalty,” he said.
Nangombe noted that the tournament is open to all teams and they expect around 16 teams from as far as Walvis Bay.
The entry fee is N.dollars 800 per team with the winner to receive N.dollars 10 000 and a floating trophy, while the runner-up will walk away with N.dollars 5 000.
The semi-final losers will each get N.dollars 2 500, while the four losing quarter-finalists will each receive a consolation prize of N.dollars 500.
The closing date for registration is Thursday and the draw will be conducted on Friday at the Etoshapoort Stadium Main Kiosk at 20h00.
The charity cup will be an annual event, to be run by the trustees of the charity as from next year.
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