Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five is heating up
The six teams that will represent Windhoek at the National Final on 27 April in Windhoek have been selected.
15 April 2019 | Sports
The second national qualifier of Red Bull Neymar JR's Five took place in Windhoek on Saturday with six of the best teams going through to the next phase of the tournament.
The qualifier kicked off on Saturday morning with 32 teams battling it out for the top six available.
The day was filled with fast-paced football where the Namibian youth showcased their talent and love for the sport.
The 32 teams went head to head in the group stages, filtering out the top teams to proceed to the knockout stages.
The tournament heated up during the knockout stages as the teams fought for their slot at the National Final.
Cabassango FC was the winner of the Windhoek qualifier after a 1-0 win against Cinco Amigos.
Project manager Paulo Coelho said, “We have seen amazing football talent at both the Oshakati and Windhoek qualifiers. We are now looking forward to seeing what the coast has in store for next weekend's qualifier.'
The top six teams of the day secured their position in the National Final where they will have the opportunity to claim their title as the National Champions paving their way to the World Final in Brazil. Namibia's National Final takes place on the 27 April 2019 at the Fifa for Hope Stadium in Windhoek.
The World Final is set to take place in July 2019 in Brazil where teams from all around the world will have the opportunity to battle it out for the World Champion Title as well as the opportunity to play against Neymar Jr himself.
Snickers, Fresh FM, GIZ, FLI, Shoprite and NBC have enabled Red Bull to put this tournament together as a platform for the Namibian youth to showcase their football talent.
The last qualifier kicks off on Saturday, 20 April 2019 in Swakopmund at the SFC Fields.
Windhoek Teams going through to the final:
1. Cabassango FC
2. Cinco Amigos
3. Vrrr Phaaa NA
4. Kings Empire
5. Heat FC
6. Supreme Squad