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Tough weekend for Arrows as Gunners gun for the top spot

Summary

Namibia Netball Premier League (NNPL) action resumed at Okongo in the Ohangwena Region over the weekend for rounds nine and 10 of the 2022 season following a two-week break because of the Easter holidays.Seven fixtures were scheduled for the weekend, w…

Namibia Netball Premier League (NNPL) action resumed at Okongo in the Ohangwena Region over the weekend for rounds nine and 10 of the 2022 season following a two-week break because of the Easter holidays.

Seven fixtures were scheduled for the weekend, with Namibian Navy facing Tigers in the first match on Saturday.

The Navy team outplayed Tigers to a 47-37 scoreline before Otjozondjupa NamPol beat Northern Fly Ballers by 59-40 points.

Rebels then faced the Namibian Correctional Services and the latter emerged victorious by a 43-28 scoreline before Afrocat Lions and Mighty Gunners produced a thrilling encounter which ended in a 40-30 victory for the Gunners in the last fixture of the day.

On Sunday, Eleven Arrows played two more matches after they had requested the league to postpone their last fixtures.

In their first match of the day, Arrows lost to Gunners, who continued their fine form by a massive 60-30 scoreline. They lost their second game of the day to Otjozondjupa NamPol by another huge scoreline of 66-30 points.

In the final match played on Sunday, the Navy beat Rebels by a 54-30 scoreline.

The league will take a mini-break after round 13 to allow the senior national team to prepare for an African World Cup qualifiers warm-up competition and for the Under-19’s to prepare for the Region Five Games through a tournament in Malawi scheduled for 10 to 15 June 2022.

Source: The Namibian Press Agency