||Kharas Under-17 football team departs for Skorpion Zinc Cup

22 Aug 2019 15:30pm
KEETMANSHOOP, 22 AUG (NAMPA) - The ||Kharas Region’s Under-17 football team on Thursday left for Windhoek, where it will be compete in the 2019 edition of The Skorpion Zinc Cup.
The tournament will take place in Windhoek from 23-26 August and will see all 14 regions compete in what has been dubbed the biggest youth tournament for the U-17s in the country.
Briefing the teams before their departure, ||Kharas Governor Lucia Basson wished the players luck and encouraged them to display respect and discipline on and off the pitch as they are ambassadors of the region.
“You are ambassadors of your schools, your parent, your different towns and villages and lastly this great region. Make us proud I wish you all best of luck,” said Basson, urging them to return with the trophy.
||Kharas region are the defending champions and have been grouped with Hardap, Omaheke, Kavango East and Oshana in group B.
In group A, hosts Khomas will go up against Erongo, Kunene, Zambezi and Otjozondjupa.
Group C is comprised of Ohangwena, Oshikoto, Omusati and Kavango West.
The top three teams and the best placed runner-up will qualify for the semi-finals of the competition.