Village teams compete in LDYA charity games

Eight village teams from four regions competed in a football tournament to raise funds for Lifetime Difference Youth Association (LDYA) at Khomasdal Stadium here on Wednesday.

The LDYA is an association aimed at promoting youth development programs through motivational speeches and public lectures.

In an interview with Nampa on Wednesday, event organiser Veneruru Mieze said the competition saw teams from Kunene, Otjozondjupa, Erongo and Omaheke regions competing in friendly games.

Opuuo-based Okambari Kautjo defeated Western Tigers from Omatjete 5-4 on penalties after one all draw in the first game of the evening.

In the second match, Pehi-Pehi from Okakarara locked horns with Okondjatu-based Nxaire and Pehi-Pehi went to win the game 6-5 on penalties after a goalless draw.

Two Epukiro-based giants Renamo Bucks and Otjimanangombe faced each other in the third game with Otjimanangombe overcoming their counterpart 1-0.

The last game of the evening saw two Otjinene-based teams Otjinoko and Ehungiro.

Otjinoko defeated Ehungiro 2-1.

Considering the current economic status, we thought of hosting this friendly football matches so that we can generate money to continue motivating and promoting youth countrywide, Mieze said.

He added that the money generated at the gate will help the association to host a business workshop scheduled 14 November 2019 at Xwama Traditional Restaurant in the capital.

Source: Namibia Press Agency