Netball continues to excite at Newspaper Cup

21 Apr 2019 15:40pm
MARIENTAL, 21 APR (NAMPA) – Kunene’s netball team narrowly beat Kavango West 14-13 in the Namibian Newspaper Cup in Mariental on Sunday and in so doing, effectively eliminated them from the competition.
Kavango East needed to win the match to keep their faint hopes of advancing alive, but found the going tough against a well-organised Kunene.
The half-time score was 10-05 in favour of Kunene.
Charmaine Musaso from Kunene was given the woman of the match award.
In a match played Saturday afternoon, Omaheke Region beat //Kharas 14-06.
Omaheke led 07-01 at half-time as Karas battled injuries to several of their players.
Woman of the match was won by Teoline Coetzee much to the displeasure of the large crowd who turned up to watch the match.
The result mean Kunene and Omaheke are now through to the semi-finals, while the inaugural winners defending champions Kavango East have been knocked out.
Netball continues Sunday afternoon with the semi-finals and finals scheduled for Monday afternoon.