Mayweather wins Top Score Oshiwana Tournament

Mayweather Trading Football Club (FC) was crowned the champion of the first ever Top Score 7-a-side Oshiwana (community) Tournament ended at Embandu Stadium near Oshakati on Sunday.

Mayweather won the tournament after beating DT Muti FC 1-0 in the final encounter. The club's captain, Jackson Hango, scored the only goal of the match.

As the champion, Mayweather scooped a top prize of a floating trophy, gold medals and N.dollars 15 000, while DT Muti, as the runners-up, received silver medals and N.dollars 7 000.

Epangelo FC is in the third place after defeating Oshikuku Young Star also with a solitary goal in the third position play-off encounter.

The club walked away with bronze medals and N.dollars 3 000. Namib Mills, through its Top Score brand, sponsored the tournament to the tune of N.dollars 200 000.

Close to 50 (47) teams participated in the tournament, which kicked off on Friday and concluded on Sunday.

The aim of the tournament is to encourage people to use this social event to get together, build life-long friendships and to get to know each other, Namib Mills' senior brand manager, Marne Bouwer, said in a speech read on her behalf during the launch of the tournament last Wednesday.

Source: Namibia Press Agency