Eastern Swallows, Fire Eyes win NRSDF tourney
14 March 2019 | Sports
The NRSDF tourney, which saw 28 football teams and 22 netball teams competing amongst each other, was held at the Khomasdal Stadium in Windhoek.
In the first netball semi-final, Manokile from Otjinoko defeated their Aminuis-based counterparts Fire Eyes by 19-9. In the second semi-final, Eastern Swallows from Tembisa defeated Otjinene-based Okaoveni 27-24. Eastern Swallows' then won the tournament after they defeated Manokile 38-28 in the final, taking home N$6 000, a trophy and 12 gold medals.
Manokile pocketed N$3 000, along with 12 silver medals as runners-up, while Okaoveni and Fire Eyes each took home a cash prize of N$2 000 as losing semi-finalists.
In the football category, Okaoveni defeated Lucitano from Ozondati 5-4 on penalties after a goalless draw in the first semi-final. In the second semi-final, Fire Eyes locked horns with Otjimati from Epukiro, and emerged 4-3 victors on penalties following a goalless draw.
Fires Eyes then won the final, defeating Okaoveni 3-0 to pocket N$11 000 and 20 gold medals. Okaoveni took home N$7 000 and 20 silver medals as runners-up, while Otjimati and Lucitano each took home N$3 500 as the losing semi-finalists.