Otjiungukua wins inaugural Nanaki Kandjii Cup

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OPUWO: The Otjiungukua netball and football teams maintained their dominance in Omongua Sports Events after winning the Nanaki Kandjii Cup on Monday at Okomukaru. The tournament, which ran from Saturday to Monday, was held in memory of the late Nanaki Kandjii, who was the president of the Omongua Netball and Football Association. According to the tournament's organiser, Metarere Kazeurua, the late Kandjii played a significant role in the association's activities, and they honour him for his devotion and support. On Tuesday, Kazeurua told Nampa that the competition went well and that the top eight teams in the football categories were all honoured. In the netball category, the Otjiungukua netball team defeated Ombero by 16 goals to 10 in the semi-final before defeating Four Stars netball team from Omitivine by 24 goals to 21 in the final game of the tournament to win the maiden edition of the annual tournament. Four Stars defeated Kajalami 36-18 on their way to the final. As victors, the Otjiungukua netb all team received N.dollars 5 000 and a trophy, while the runner-up, Four Stars, received N.dollars 2 500. As losing semifinalists, the Ombero and Kajalami netball teams each received N.dollars 1 250. The football category witnessed some mouthwatering performances with more than 40 teams vying for the top spot. However, it was Otjiungukua Football Club that came out victorious after beating Gauteng FC by a 1-0 scoreline. As champions, Otjiungukua FC walked away with N.dollars 11 000 and a trophy, Gauteng FC as runner-up pocketed N.dollars 6 500, while Otjituve FC and Otjeue City FC both received N.dollars 3 500 as losing semi-finalists. Source: The Namibia Press Agency