After an impressive start to the season in the first two rounds, the Oshana Regional Women League teams are gearing up for their upcoming fixtures on Saturday and Sunday.
The matches are scheduled to take place at the Oshakati Independence Stadium and the Valombola Vocational Training College’s sports grounds in Ongwediva.
The league kicked off on 04 November 2023 following approval from the Namibian Football Association (NFA). It was noted that the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) provided funding to support each region.
The league comprises eight teams, namely Hope Football Club, Oshakati Super Stars Football Club, Teenager Queens FC, Mighty Angels, Oshana NamPol Women FC, Bakpro Oshana Millennial Queens FC, Onelago Beauties FC and Vicky Andimba FC.
On Saturday, the spotlight will be on the clash between top-of-the-table Bakpro Oshana Millennial Queens FC and second-placed Hope FC at VVCT in Ongwediva. Later, Queens FC will face Mighty Angels at the same venue. Meanwhile, Oshana
NamPol Women will square off against Bakpro Oshana Millennial Queens at Oshakati Independence Stadium.
Sunday’s fixtures will all be held at Ongwediva’s VVCT, starting with Mighty Angels taking on Oshana NamPol Women FC, followed by Bakpro Oshana Millenial Queens FC against Bakpro Oshana Millennial Queens FC. The day will conclude with Teenagers Queens FC and Hope FC wrapping up their match.
Felisberto Pedarè Da Silva, the league’s public relations officer, confirmed the weekend fixtures to Nampa on Wednesday.
He said the league’s objective is to provide equal opportunities for women to freely participate in football and enable them to pursue careers in football, promote a healthy lifestyle through sports, and ensure that women’s football activities thrive across the country.
Da Silva also mentioned that the league champions will advance to the playoffs with the ultimate goal of qualifying for promotion to the national NFA Women’s Super League. Furthermore, he appealed for sponsorship for the league, sayi
ng sponsorship would be the backbone of the regional women’s football league, aiding in the development and advancement of women’s football.
Source: The Namibian Press Agency