Otjozondjupa challenging netball defending champion Khomas in Newspaper Cup finals

The Otjozondupa regional football team will play against Oshana Region in the semi-finals, while Kavango West will face Hardap in the 21st edition of The Namibian Newspaper Cup underway at Otjiwarongo.

The regional teams that qualified for the finals and semi-finals in the football and netball games were officially announced Sunday afternoon by Namibian Football Association (NFA) national organising committee member, Cassius Moetie at the Paresis Sports Complex.

“The semi-finals will be played on Monday morning with the winners of the two football matches then qualifying to play the finals, set for Monday afternoon at 14h00,” said Moetie.

Loser teams in the semi-finals’ football groups will also face each other on Monday in order for them to qualify for the third and fourth positions, he added.

In netball, four teams also played each other to qualify for the final games, as well as the third and fourth positions.

The Otjozondjupa netball team will now play Khomas in the finals, while the Omaheke and Kavango West regions’ netball teams will face each other to fight for the third slot.

Khomas is the defending champion in the netball, while the Zambezi Region’s football team which was the defending champion, was knocked out on Sunday by the Otjozondjupa Region by 3 goals to nil.

Source: The Namibian Press Agency