First phase of Ondangwa sports field complete

The first phase of construction on the Ondangwa Sport Stadium is completed, according to Ondangwa Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ismael Namugongo.

In an interview with Nampa on Thursday, Namugongo said the sport stadium is located in extension 8, about one km north from the (C46) Ongwediva/ Ondangwa main road.

According to Namugongo, the bulk aarthworks service was completed to the tune of about N.dollars 7.7 million in April last year, while the subsoil drainage to sports field was completed at the cost of over N.dollars 2 million.

Namugongo indicated that the multi-purpose sport field is expected to cost the Ondangwa Town Council over N.dollars 217 million.

‘The contractor has commenced with the partial entrance gate southern boundary wall and southwest clearview fence and natural turf and infield kerbing,’ he said.

Namugongo said that the multi-sport infrastructure stadium is designed in a way that it will be able to host different sport codes, which also includes international games.

He explained tha
t the construction of this stadium is an indication that the council has not only committing itself to its traditional responsibilities of making serviced land available and the provision of municipal services, but it is also creating social opportunities for its residents and for the nation at large by making available infrastructure athletes can make use of to unleash their talent.

Source: The Namibia Press Agency