The Namibian (Windhoek)

20 February 2013

Namibia: Arrows V Pirates in Bidvest Namibia Cup

THE last winners of the NFA Cup, Eleven Arrows, will face Orlando Pirates in the third round of the Bidvest Namibia Cup after the draw was made on Monday evening in Walvis Bay.

Arrows, who won the Leo NFA Cup in 2011 in Walvis Bay, will take on the 2009 winners of the cup, Orlando Pirates, on the weekend of March 2-3 when the Bidvest Namibia Cup last-16 teams battle it out for quarterfinal places.

Omusati Region's Young Braves have been drawn to play Rundu Chiefs, while Ohangwena Region's Omafo United have a date with the 2010 NFA Cup winners African Stars.

Southern Stream First Division side Hotspurs, who knocked out premiership side Tura Magic, will meet premiership rivals Tigers, while Northern Stream First Division side United Stars, who knocked Civics out in the previous round, will take on another premiership side, SKW.

Blue Waters will face Ramblers in the second all-premiership clash in the third round of the Bidvest Namibia Cup.

African Lions from Otjiwarongo, who campaign in the Northern Stream First Division, will take on Southern Stream First Division side Swakopmund Sport Club, while Golden Bigs from the Northern Stream will face off against another premiership side, Mighty Gunners.

There are 10 premiership sides in the last 16 clubs, four first-division sides and two second-division clubs.

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