Uushwa and Oshekasheka win 2019 Metropolitan/Swabou Cup

Uushwa Combined School (CS) from the Omusati Region and Oshekasheka CS from Oshana Region were Saturday crowned the champions of the 2019 Metropolitan/Swabou Summer Cup.

This follows the competition's interregional finals held at the Valombola Vocational Training Centre on Friday and Saturday.

Uushwa handed Karibib Junior Secondary School (JSS) from the Erongo Region a 2-1 defeat during their normal time in the soccer final of the tournament held Saturday, while Oshekasheka defeated their counterparts from Atlantic JSS from Erongo Region by 33-32.

As the champions, these two school teams each scooped top prize of N.dollars 15 000, floating trophy and gold medals.

The boys from Nyangana CS in the Kavango East are the third after defeating P.I. Groenewald JSS from the Hardap Region with 3-1 in their third position play-off.

Karibib received second prize of N.dollars 9 000 and silver medals, Nyangana took third prize of N.dollars 6 000 and bronze medals and P.I. Groenewald JSS got N.dollars 4 000 for their efforts.

Atlantic, as the runners-up in the netball contest, took home N.dollars 9 000 and silver medals, the girls from John Shekudja CS in the Omusati Region finished the tournament in third position and received N.dollars 6 000 and bronze medals.

Onanghulo CS from Ohangwena Region got N.dollars 4 000 in the fourth position. Oshekasheka reached the netball final after defeating John Shekudja 24-22 in the semi-final, while Atlantics beaten Onanghulo 26-25 in the first netball semi-final.

The Metropolitan/Swabou Life Insurance Company this year committed N.dollars 450 000 towards the prizes and hosting of the tournament.

Source: Namibia Press Agency