10 Jun 2019 14:50pm
WINDHOEK, 10 JUN (NAMPA) Truck Team won the netball category of the Katutura Sport Unions (KASU) Winter Cup at the Khomasdal Stadium in the capital on Sunday.
The eighth edition of the Winter Cup started this weekend, with all netball matches taking place on Sunday while the football started Saturday and will end next weekend.
The netball finals were supposed to take place on 15 June, but because of a lack of space for next weekend, all matches had to be completed on Sunday.
The defending champions defeated Otjiuamapeta from Epukiro 28-12 in the first netball semi-final, while Red Dragon beat Tom and Jerry 26-17 in the second semi-final.
Truck Team then went on to win the final, defeating Red Dragon 21-16 to scoop the N.dollars 4 000 prize money and to be crowned champions for the fourth time.
Red Dragon received N.dollars 2 000 as runners up, while Otjiuamapeta and Tom and Jerry took home N.dollars 1 000 as losing semi-finalists.
Competition organiser Kuveri Tjonga said the football matches will continue at Khomasdal Stadium this weekend, with the final expected on Sunday.
We have 22 football teams competing thus the competition has to take place over two weekends, he said.
Boffing from Oruuua failed to defend the cup they won three consecutive times after they were defeated 2-0 by new entrant Tom and Jerry.
Ofarama football team from Otjombinde will face Karibib-based Wild Dogs, whereas Truck Team will lock horns with Otjombinde-based Atletico in the third quarter-final.
The fourth quarter-final will be between Erindi Otjirarua from Otjinene and Windhoeks Young Generation.
The sports union was established in 1992 to develop sports in Katutura.