OPUWO: The Otjiungukua netball and football teams won the annual Omongua football and netball tournament on Monday.
The tournament took place at Omongua in the Omaheke area, starting Saturday and ending on Monday.
Otjiungukua FC defeated Gauteng FC by a 3-2 score line in the semi-finals, before defeating Orevia FC by a 1-0 score line in the final. Orevia FC advanced to the final by defeating Big Five FC in the semi-finals 4-3 on penalties following a goalless draw after regular time.
The Otjiungukua netball team defeated the Otjovakombe netball team in the final game by a 27-17 score line after defeating the Kajalami netball team by a score of 27-17 in the semi-final.
Before their defeat in the final game, the Otjovakombe netball team defeated the Ombero netball team 27-12.
According to event organiser Mabeth Kazeurua, the competition was a big success, even though around six teams did not show up after registering, claiming job responsibilities. Kazeurua told Nampa on Tuesday that the competition served
as a platform for the selection of the constituency’s all-star squad, which will represent Omongua in the Namibia Rural Sports Development Federation events in 2024.
Otjiungukua Football Club received N.dollars 9 000, a trophy and gold medals, while Orevia FC received N.dollars 6 000 and silver medals, while Big Five FC and Gauteng FC each received N.dollars 3 000.
Each of the four quarter-finalists received N.dollars 500.
Otjiungukua, the netball champion, won N.dollars 4 000, a trophy and gold medals, Otjovakombe received N.dollars 2 000 and silver medals, while Ombero and Kajalami netball teams received N.dollars 1 000 each.
Source: Namibia Press Agency (NAMPA)