Promoting community sports
Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture Minister, Jerry Ekando said in his address encouraged youth to participate in sport and staying away from social ills. He encouraged the teams to develop women sport such as netball in their communities. Ekandjo promised that the his ministry will ensure that rural sport is supported. The Ndeulipula Hamutumwa Trust and other partners sponsored the prizes in cash and in kind. The winning soccer and netball team received floating trophies and cash prizes. African Stars “Starlite” won 2-1 against Young Star, with Grasshoek taking third place. Netball champions of Omatako Valley also named Young Star retained their title. According to Lot Ndamanomhata, Chairperson of Local Organizing Committee, the aim of the annual festival is to promote unity, diversity and friendship amongst the different communities within the constituency .