01 Jul 2019 10:40am
WINDHOEK, 01 JUL (NAMPA) Renamo Bucks from Epukiro and Otjinene-based Evero United won the football and netball categories of the Omaheke Top 8 tournament in Gobabis on Sunday.
The tournament, which saw 26 football teams and 16 netball teams competing for top honours, was held at the Legare Stadium.
In the first netball semi-final match, Evero United defeated their counterparts Four Stars from Aminuis 28-15.
Otjeue City from Aminuis overcame Epukiro-based Ovituuua 20- 17 in the second semi-final.
Evero United ladies then won the Omaheke Top 8 after they defeated Otjeue City 28-18 in the final and took home N. dollars 5 000, a trophy and 12 gold medals.
Otjeue City pocketed N. dollars 2 500, along with 12 silver medals as the runners up, while Ovituuua and Four Stars each took home N. dollars 1 250 as losing semi-finalists.
In the football category, Eastern Swallows from Epukiro overcame Otjinene-based Okauua Rovers 4-3 on penalties after a goalless draw in the first semi-final.
The second semi-final saw an Epukiro derby between Renamo Bucks and Otjimanangombe, with the former emerging 4-3 victors on penalties following a goalless draw.
Renamo Bucks then won the final, defeating Eastern Swallows 1-0 and pocketed N. dollars 10 000, a trophy and 20 gold medals.
Eastern Swallows took home N. dollars 5 000 and 20 silver medals as runners up, while Otjimanangombe and Okauua Rovers each took home N. dollars 2 500 as the losing semi-finalists.
Additionally, Eastern Swallowss Wandy Kahuure won the player of the tournament award, whereas Veta Meroro from Otjeue City won the same award in the netball category.
Omaheke top 8 Tournament is contested by teams from Omahekes constituencies who have reached the quarter-finals during their respective annual tournaments held in December the preceding year.