Omaruru PS wins U-13 regional football tourney

KALKFELD; The Omaruru Primary School (PS) on Saturday won the under-13 regional schools’ football tournament after beating Waldfrieden PS 5-4 on penalties in the final.

Eight primary schools from the Erongo, Kunene and Otjozondjupa regions participated in the competition, which took place at the G.K. Wahl Combined School’s sports field in Kalkfeld in the Otjozondjupa Region.

The Karundu PS from Otjiwarongo ended third.

The Waldfrieden PS players won the netball category of the regional competition, followed by the G.K. Wahl Combined School in second position, and Orwetoveni PS from Otjiwarongo in third place.

Other schools which participated are the Kalkfeld PS, Donatus PS from Otjiwarongo and Outjo PS from Outjo.

The Outjo PS were the defending champions in both football and netball.

The organising committee chairperson, George Muinjo, in an interview with Nampa on Saturday, urged all primary schools in the Kunene, Otjozondjupa and Erongo regions to participate in the tournament next year in order to make it bigger and better.

The tournament was this year sponsored by the Econo Investment Company owned by Rodger Kauta.