Orlando Pirates-Civics fixture postponed

09 Apr 2019 07:20am
REHOBOTH, 09 APR (NAMPA) – The fixture between Orlando Pirates and Civics scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed indefinitely as the Brave Gladiators’ Olympic qualifier return leg match against Botswana will take place at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.
In the fixtures issued Monday, the Namibia Premier League said the new date for the match will be communicated in due course.
However, matches will continue from Thursday with University of Namibia (UNAM) taking on Okahandja United at the Sam Nujoma Stadium at 20h00, while on Friday Black Africa will confront coastal giants Blue Waters at the same venue in a match that will start at 19h00.
This will be followed by defending champions African Stars facing Eleven Arrows from Walvis Bay in a bid to keep pace with Black Africa in the title chase at 21h00.
On Saturday at the Karasburg Combined School, Young Brazilians will confront Mighty Gunners at 15h00, while at the Rundu Sports Stadium at 15h00, Julinho Sporting will battle struggling Civics.
In Okahandja at the Nau-Aib Stadium, fast improving Okahandja United will hope to keep the momentum against relegation-threatened Orlando Pirates at 15h00.
The matches will continue on Sunday, with Tigers continuing their fierce rivalry against Blue Waters at the Sam Nujoma Stadium at 14h00, followed by Black Africa facing Eleven Arrows at 16h30.
In Okahandja, home team Okahandja United will face UNAM at the Nau-Aib Stadium at 16h00, while in Karasburg at 14h00 Young Brazilians will face Life Fighters.
Julinho will face visiting Tura Magic at 14h00 at the Rundu Sports Stadium.
African Stars and Citizens will conclude the weekend matches at Sam Nujoma Stadium.
Having played 16 matches, except for Orlando Pirates on 14 and Citizens and Young Brazilians on 15, Black Africa lead the log with 38 points, followed closely by African Stars in second with 34 points.
Life Fighters are third on 27 points and Citizens fourth on 24, while Mighty Gunners are a point adrift in fifth place with 23 points.
UNAM and Tura Magic are in sixth and seventh place respectively, with UNAM having a better goal difference to Tura Magic.
Tigers in eighth, Eleven Arrows in ninth and Okahandja United in 10th place, are on 19 points each separated only by goal difference, while Julinho Sporting sits in 11th spot.
Blue Waters and Young Brazilians are in 12th and 13th spot with 16 points, while Civics are 14th with 14 points and Orlando Pirates prop up the basement with seven points.