Ongwediva to host Metropolitan-Swabou Cup

12 September 2019 | Sports


The inter-regional finals of the 2019 Metropolitan-Swabou Summer Cup are scheduled to take place at the Valombola Vocational Training Centre (VVTC) in Ongwediva.

The action starts tomorrow and ends on Saturday.

Oshana chief sports officer, Sunday Haitembu, told Nampa on Tuesday that football and netball school teams from Oshana, Omusati, //Karas, Oshikoto, Erongo, Ohangwena, Kavango East and Hardap will participate in the finals.

Oshana will be represented by the Ongwediva and Oshekasheka combined schools in the soccer and netball categories.

The Okanghudi and Onanghulo combined schools will represent Ohangwena in soccer and netball, respectively.

Erongo will be represented by Karibib Junior Secondary School (JSS) in soccer and Atlantics JSS in netball, and Kavango East will be represented by Nyangana Combined School (CS) in both soccer and netball.

Omusati is represented by Uushwa CS (soccer) and John Shekudja CS (netball), while the //Karas delegates are Ernst Jagger JSS (soccer) and Lordsville JSS (netball).

The Hardap representatives are from Danie Joubert CS for both soccer and netball, while Okankolo CS (soccer) and Onkumbula CS (netball) will represent Oshikoto.

The winners of the competition in the two sport categories will receive N$ 15 000 each, floating trophies and gold medals, while the runners-up will receive N$9 000 each and silver medals.

The third prize is N$6 000 each and bronze medals, while the fourth-placed teams in both categories will receive N$4 000.

All participating teams will receive soccer and netball kit at the end of the tournament on Saturday.

The tournament is sponsored by Metropolitan-Swabou at a total cost of N$450 000 for the prizes and hosting of the event.

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