Scorpions and Chief Keja win Okozonduzu Open Tournament

23 Apr 2019 16:00pm
WINDHOEK, 23 APR (NAMPA) – Omaruru’s Scorpions and Okondjatu-based Chief Keja won the football and netball finals of the 12th edition of the Okozonduzu Open Tournament on Monday.
The competition is held at Okozonduzu village, situated about 30 kilometres south of Okondjatu in the Otjozondjupa Region, to promote sports among rural communities.
Chief Keja defeated Tuck Line Bucks from Okotjituuo 45-12 in the first netball semi-final, while Mission Eleven from Okakarara beat Okondjatu’s Okatjaveva 34-19 in the second semi-final.
Chief Keja then won the netball competition by defeating Mission Eleven 56-25 in the final, taking home N.dollars 6 000 and a trophy.
Mission Eleven pocketed N. dollars 4 000 as runners-up, whereas Renamo Bucks and Otungava each took home N. dollars 2 000 for coming third.
Okatjaveva also took the award for being most disciplined, while Karanozoje Hamburee from Mission Eleven was named the most disciplined player.
Vetonda Tjeriko from Tuck Line Bucks walked away with the player of the tournament award.
In the football category Okatjaveva defeated Black Heroes from Okamatapati 1-0 in the first semi-final while Scorpions defeated Kwasa-Kwasa from Okotjitundu 5-3 on penalties after a two-all draw in the second semi-final.
Scorpions then won the final by defeating Okatjaveva 5-4 on penalties after a goalless draw and were crowned champions.
Scorpions pocketed N.dollars 14 000 and a trophy, while Okatjaveva took home N.dollars 8 000.
Black Heroes and Kwasa-Kwasa each won N. dollars 4 000 as semi-final losers.
Goalkeeper of the tournament was Aron Aron from Scorpion. Asser Kandjou from Okatjaveva took home the defender of the competition award.
Messi Kauaria from Okatjaveva scooped the midfielder of the tournament award, while Kavee Kavee from Scorpion was named player of the tournament.