We are ready for Rangers: Jacobs

WINDHOEK: African Stars Football Club’s Coach Woody Jacobs said they are well prepared for the Rosh Pinah based giants (Mountain Rangers).

Jacobs told Nampa on Tuesday that Rangers in an unknown team to them although they have done a ‘tremendous job’ ever since the Bidvest Namibia Cup games during the quater-finals.

The Bidvest Namibia Cup’s defending champions African Stars have been drawn against the the Rosh Pinah based team (Mountain Rangers) during a draw held here on Monday.

Jacobs stated that Rangers have done well in the previous games, and that is why they have made it to the current level.

He however added that they are looking forward the match and to progress to the semi-finals.

“we won the title last year, so our aim is still to win it this year but that will not mean sitting down and relax because there are other teams battling for the same title,” he said.

Star’s captain Patrick-Nevin Uanivi also told this News Agency on Tuesday that they will not underestimate Rangers, stressing that this will go out full-force and play them.

“Our target as Bidvest defending champions is to defend this title full-force and we are going to do so,” said Uanivi.

Meanwhile, Black Africa has be draw to face fellow Premier league champions Tura Magic, while the recently promoted Citizens will battle against Kaizen Football Academy.

Citizens recently gained promotion to Namibia Premier League, following their exploits in the Southern Stream First Division.

United Stars will clash against Tigers.

The eight teams will battle it out during the weekend of April 4-6, while the organisers will confirm the respective venues soon.

(edited)WINDHOEK: African Stars Football Club (FC)’s coach Woody Jacobs says they are well prepared for their match against the Rosh Pinah-based Mountain Rangers in the quarter-finals of the 2014 Bidvest Namibia Cup.

Jacobs told Nampa in an interview on Tuesday his team is not familiar with Rangers, but said they have done a tremendous job since the start of this year’s Bidvest Namibia Cup.

Defending champions African Stars were drawn against the Mountain Rangers during a draw held in the capital on Monday.

Jacobs said his team is looking forward to the match, and to progress to the finals.

“We won the title last year, so our aim is still to win it this year, but that will not mean sitting down and relaxing because there are other teams battling for the same title,” he stated.

African Stars captain Patrick-Nevin Uanivi also told this news agency on Tuesday that they will not underestimate Rangers, stressing that they will go out into the game “full-force”.

“Our target as Bidvest defending champions is to defend this title full-force and we are going to do so,” said Uanivi.

Meanwhile, Black Africa has been drawn against fellow Premier League champions Tura Magic, while the recently promoted Citizens will battle it out against Kaizen Football Academy.

Citizens recently gained promotion to the Namibia Premier League, following their exploits in the Southern Stream First Division.

United Stars will clash with Tigers.

The dates and venues of the quarter-final matches will be announced at a later stage.

SOURCE: NAMPA