6 February 2013

Namibia: More Progress in NFA Cup

MORE regional winners have booked their places in the second round of the Bidvest Namibia Cup to be played at the Oscar Norich Stadium and the Sam Nujoma Stadium on February 9 and 10.

Over the past weekend, 14 winners were confirmed from the regional second divisions and the nationwide first division as they finalised their Bidvest Namibia Cup preliminary matches.

At Rundu, Tropical Heat beat Eastern Chiefs 8-7 on penalties after a 2-2 score at fulltime in the final match for their region.

Heat will now face African Stars in the second round of the Bidvest Namibia Cup at the Oscar Norich Stadium on Sunday, 10 February at 16h00.

Caprivi region's King Fisher beat Katima Wanderers 2-1 in the final to book their place against Premiership side Eleven Arrows at the Oscar Norich Stadium on Saturday, 9 February at 18h00.

Forever Thistles beat Rush Ups 3-0 in the Karas Regional final to book their place against the Southern Stream First Division runners-up Swakopmund Sports Club (SSC) on Saturday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium at 13h00.

Swakopmund Sports Club lost 2-1 to Try Again in the final and now Try Again will take on Sport Klub Windhoek at the same venue at 15h00.

Ramblers will take on Pubs FC from the Kunene Region after the latter's 4-2 penalty shootout victory over Black Africa Warriors, following their 1-1 draw at full time.

Golden Bigs lost 2-0 to African Lions in the final of the Northern Stream First Division with Onambula United beating Cuca Tops 4-3 on penalties after a one-all draw for the third-place finish.

Bigs, Onambula and Lions progressed to the second round of the Bidvest Namibia Cup.

Sailors from the Erongo Region defeated Young Eleven 2-1 and will now face Omusati winners Young Chiefs.

Ongete United beat Rebels 4-1 to win the Khomas regional playoffs and will face Golden Bigs in the last-32.

Otjozondjupa, Ohangwena, Oshikoto and Omaheke Region results will be confirmed by Tuesday.

The last-32 Round draw is as follows:

Tigers vs. Onambula United; Young Chiefs vs. Sailors; Orlando Pirates vs. Black Africa; Oshikoto Region vs. Ohangwena Region; United Stars vs. Civics; Omaheke Region vs. African Lions; Hotspurs vs. Tura Magic; Ramblers vs. Pubs FC; Ongete United vs. Golden Bigs ; Mighty Gunners vs. Ongwediva City; Forever Thistles vs. Swakopmund Sport Club ; Otjozondjupa Region vs. Rundu Chiefs; SKW vs. Try Again; Eleven Arrows vs. Caprivi Region; Black Morocco Chiefs vs. Blue Waters and African Stars vs. Tropical Heat.

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