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MTC NFA Aweh Cup draw conducted

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The Namibia Football Association (NFA) on Wednesday conducted the draw of the Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) NFA Aweh Cup’s Round of 32 in the capital.The draw saw two exciting derbies (Blue Waters versus Eleven Arrows and Khuse Lions FC versu…

The Namibia Football Association (NFA) on Wednesday conducted the draw of the Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) NFA Aweh Cup's Round of 32 in the capital.

The draw saw two exciting derbies (Blue Waters versus Eleven Arrows and Khuse Lions FC versus Oshikuku Young Stars FC) being the standout fixtures for this year’s tournament.

The Round of 32 matches will be played on 15 and 16 May 2021 at venues to be announced at a later stage.

Speaking at the draw, NFA Secretary-General Franco Cosmos said as an association they are looking forward to some exciting matches.

“The MTC NFA Aweh Cup will give the players a much-needed fitness boost, and it will afford the national team’s technical department the opportunity to select players for the upcoming matches,” he said.

Each team will be provided with playing gear and N.dollars 18 000 for logistics.

MTC has availed N.dollars 4.5 million annually to the NFA for the cup over the next three years.

Namibia Premier Football League Director Mabos Vries said a number of exciting prizes will be on offer for players and officials.

“The winners of this tournament will take home N.dollars 500 000, while the runners-up will get N.dollars 250 000. The third and fourth-placed teams will each receive N.dollars 150 000 and N.dollars 100 000 respectively,” he said.

The player of the tournament will walk away with N.dollars 20 000, while the top goal scorer and goalkeeper of the tournament will each receive N.dollars 15 000.

The Round of 32 consists of the 12 Namibia Premier Football League clubs, the 14 Regional Second Division winners, and the six First Division qualifiers.

The results of the MTC NFA Aweh Cup draw are as follows:

Newcastle United vs DTS Hopsol FC

Young Generation vs Tigers FC

Supa Eleven Mururani vs Kaltas Wasser Football Academy

Tura Magic FC vs Atlanta Bucs FC

Robber Chanties vs Citizens FC

Ongwediva City FC vs Black Africa SC

Nossob FC vs Black Marocco Chiefs FC

Space Age FC vs Mighty Gunners FC

Khuse Lions FC vs Oshikuku Young Stars FC

Swakopmund FC vs Ohangwena Nampol FC

Western Spurs vs North East Runner Up

North East Winner vs Civics FC

Young Braves FC vs New Poison FC

Julinho Sporting FC vs Young Brazilians FC

Young African FC vs Orlando Pirates FC

Source: Namibia Press Agency