BA drop points as Stars win

15 Apr 2019 17:50pm
WINDHOEK, 15 APR (NAMPA) – Black Africa (BA) Football Club were held to a 0-0 draw by Eleven Arrows in the MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) matches played at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday.
African Stars defeated their bogey opponents Citizens by 3-1 also at that stadium.
The other match saw Tigers add to Blue Waters relegation worries by inflicting a 2-0 defeat to the coastal side in the first game of the day.
The second game was an intense affair as both teams cancelled each other out especially in the midfield, while their strikers failed to convert the few chances that came their way.
The third match was an exciting affair as African Stars dispatched Citizens by a 3-0 scoreline with Zimbabwean Chrispen Mbewe finding the target twice and veteran Edwin Korukuve adding the third.
In other matches played on Sunday, University of Namibia (UNAM) beat Okahandja United by 3-0 in Okahandja.
The team from the garden town played five games in the last nine days.
Young Brazilians beat Life Fighters 4-3 while in Rundu Tura Magic beat Julinho by a 2-0 scoreline.
The weekend results saw the gap between the log leaders BA and Stars narrowed to four points, on 42 points and 38, respectively.
This is followed by UNAM on 28 points.
Magic are on fourth place with 28 points one lace above Mighty gunners with 27 points.
Fighters are on sixth position also on 27 points, followed by Citizens in seventh on 24 points just above Arrows who are in eighth with 24 points.
Position nine is occupied by Brazilians with 23 points, while the 10th spot on the log belongs to Tigers who have 22 points with 11th belonging to Julinho on 21 points.
Relegation zone has Orlando Pirates anchoring the log with 10 points in position 15 while Waters have 16 points and are 14th.
In 13th spot is Civics with 17 points while at number 12 is Okahandja United with 19 points.
NPL continues on Tuesday with Pirates and UNAM battling it out at Sam Nujoma Stadium.
Magic will play Stars on Wednesday at the same venue.
(NAMPA)
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