Kavango East team for Newspaper Cup announced

11 Apr 2019 08:00am
RUNDU, 11 APR (NAMPA) – The Kavango East Region has announced its squad that will represent the region at the 18th edition of The Namibian Newspaper Cup slated for Mariental next weekend.
Team manager Muremi Shikumi told Nampa on Wednesday the final squad was selected over the past weekend and preparations are well on track.
“We don’t want to promise much as anything can happen in football but we are positive since our preparations are going well,” he said.
He thanked all the big local clubs that made their teams available for friendly matches against his team despite their challenges, saying the boys are now fit and ready to represent the region.
Shikumi mentioned that two of the players were identified by the national under-20 scouting team during the friendly matches, with the hope that they will be added in the national team.
This will give an extra boost to the team, he noted, and further urged anyone from the region that will find themselves in Mariental during that weekend to come in numbers and support the team.
Kavango East is grouped alongside Oshikoto, //Kharas and the Zambezi Region.
The team is as follows:
Joseph Sikaki (Eastern Chiefs)
Kanyanga Mutungura (Eastern Chiefs)
Usutirapo Zamunu (Rundu UNAM Campus)
Malakia Nangolo (Rundu UNAM Campus)
Joseph Magbus (Rundu UNAM Campus)
Reinhard Shamwaka (Kangweru Black Tops)
George Mbambangandu (New Poison)
Maxmillian Napenda (Kantema Bullets)
Immanuel Isaya (Young Chiefs)
Desdelius Shiwana (Eastern Chiefs)
Kativa Ngongo (Kangweru Black Tops)
Christoph Diweke (New Poison)
Freddy Gavakwe (Eastern Chiefs)
Soul Buta (Young Chiefs)
Romanus Candjimbi (Rundu UNAM Campus)
Charles Hausiku (Rundu UNAM Campus)
Marthin Kashikora (Rundu UNAM Campus)
Theophilius Kangura (Rundu UNAM Campus)
Gustav Mutavani (Rundu UNAM Campus)
John Muronga (Kangweru Black Tops)