Otjinoko win President Tournament's netball trophy

23 Sep 2019 12:30pm
WINDHOEK, 23 SEP (NAMPA) - Otjinoko won the netball category of the Otjinene Sport and Culture Association’s annual President Tournament at the Khomasdal Stadium in the capital on Sunday.
The fifth edition of the competition started on Friday and saw 10 netball teams and 19 football teams competing for top honours.
Amongst others, Otjiuana defeated Ozombovire 27-18 in the first netball semi-final, while Otjinoko beat Fine Young Stars 26-17 in the second semi-final.
Otjinoko then went on to win the final, defeating Otjiuana 22-14 to scoop the N.dollars 2 500 prize money to be crowned champions.
Otjiuana received N.dollars 1 500 as runners up, while Ozombovire and Fine Young Stars each took home N.dollars 750 as losing semi-finalists.
Competition organiser Tjivikara Kamenje said the football matches will continue at Khomasdal Stadium this weekend, with the final now expected to take place on Sunday.
“We had 19 football teams competing, which forced us to move the finals to next weekend,” he said.
Among the football matches played, Okazapamba defeated Otjinoko 1-0 in the first quarter-final, whereas Black Beauty overcame Otjikutu 5-4 on penalties after a one-all draw.
In the other quarter-final matches, Ozombovire defeated Ehungiro Swallows 1-0, while Okauua Rovers overcame Ozombuzovindimba 8-7 after a one-all draw.
Next weekend’s fixtures will see Okazapamba locking horns with Black Beauty in the first semi-final, followed by Ozombovire versus Okauua Rovers.
The competition is named after the Otjinene Sport and Culture Association’s President Pasanapehe Kauta.