Okotjitundu to Host Annual Football and Netball Tournament

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Okotjitundu - The Okotjitundu football and netball tournament is set to take place this weekend at the restored Gustaf Ngondo Stadium in Okotjitundu, Okakarara Constituency. Tournament organizer Veitunga Viakondo, in an interview with Nampa on Wednesday, shared that the event, initiated in 2019, was interrupted in 2021 due to Covid-19. The tournament aims to nurture emerging talents and provide a platform for young athletes. Viakondo noted that the tournament has been instrumental in launching the careers of many Namibia Premier Football League players.

According to Namibian Press Agency (NAMPA), Organized by a committee without official sponsors, the event represents a community effort to support sports development in Namibia. The tournament offers a total prize of N.dollars 30 000, with N.dollars 25 000 allocated to football and N.dollars 5 000 to the top four netball teams. Prizes include N.dollars 2 500 for the winning netball team, N.dollars 1 500 for the runner-up, and N.dollars 500 for semi-final losers. In football, the winner will receive N.dollars 11 500, the runner-up N.dollars 6 500, and N.dollars 3 500 for each semi-final loser. Viakondo invites teams from across the country to participate, with last year's tournament won by the host team, Kwasa-Kwasa Eleven.