NPL fixtures revealed

The long-awaited MTC NPL season will officially start this weekend.

07 November 2018 | Sports

Tura Magic and Orlando Pirates will open the Namibia 2018/19 MTC Premier League (NPL) season on Friday night, when they meet at the Sam Nujoma Stadium at 20:00.

The league commences after months of anticipation and clubs are eager to produce great results that will ultimately lead to premier league glory.

Okahandja United face a baptism, when they battle Tigers FC in Okahandja on Saturday at 15:00.

The club, formerly known as Military School, have a mammoth task ahead of them as they face one of the league's title favourites.

“The club has done well so far in pre-season and I am pleased with the work ethic the players have put in. We will take each game as it comes and hope that we can secure more points at home.

“I know about Tigers and they will not be an easy team to play against, but my boys are up for the challenge,” Okahandja United coach Woody Jacobs said.

Black Africa will be on the road, as they face Julinho Sporting at the Rundu Sport Stadium on Saturday at 15:00.

Newcomers Young Brazilians FC take on Blue Waters at the Karasburg Stadium on Saturday at 15:00.

Civics FC will host Eleven Arrows in Windhoek at the Sam Nujoma Stadium at 17:00.

Unam FC is pitted against Mighty Gunners at the Sam Nujoma Stadium at 19:00.

Young African FC is due to host Citizens FC at the Legare Stadium on Saturday at 15:00.

Life Fighters and African Stars will battle it out on Sunday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium at 17:00.

“I can confirm that the fixtures are now officially out and we do anticipate a great season.

“The official launch of the premier league will be done today,” NPL administrator Tovey Hoebeb said yesterday.

Jesse Jackson Kauraisa

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