Kharas girls win two preparatory matches

The //Kharas Ladies Football Club visited Khomas region over the weekend where it played against various ladies' soccer teams in the capital over the weekend as part of their preparation for the upcoming events.

Speaking to Nampa on Saturday after the matches, coach of the //Kharas Girls Football Academy, Dino Pieters told this News Agency the club is in the capital to play several matches as part of their preparations for the upcoming Galz and Goals Under 17 National Champions tournament which will take place at Namibia Football Association) NFA) Technical centre on 05 October 2019.

Pieters said he founded the academy in 2017, adding that his plan is to reclaim //Kharas region's glorious days it had been known as a 'soccer power house' in raising soccer stars with special emphasis on women football.

We want to bring back the dreams, the hopes, the desire, the discipline of football of women in the region that was maybe lost in the past five years, said Pieters.

Pieters added he has plans to register the club with the Skorpion Zinc Women Super League in order to get more football exposure since there is more competitive football in Winshoek as compared to //Kharas region.

The visitors' first match started off on Saturday against Welwitchia Ladies Football Club.

Welwitchia comfortably won the match 5-1.

The second encounter saw //Kharas team adapting well to the turf field as they faced Ramblers ladies football club in the afternoon.

//Kharas came with goals pouring in from right winger Roberta Engelbrecht followed by another magical touch by Lee-van Rooi on a close range after some brilliant dribbling by Lerato Swartbooi.

Swartbooi took the bull by its horns and scored the third goal making the final score to 3-0 in favour of the visitors.

The last match of the day saw //Kharas region going down 1-0 to Right Way Football Club.

Meanwhile, on Sunday //Kharas ladies team started the day on a good note when they defeated one of Khomas region's tough ladies team, Girls Football Academy 2-1.

The visitors' goals were both scored by Emily Windstaan just before halftime.

The matches ended on Sunday with visitors wining two of the four matches played.

Source: Namibia Press Agency