Goal fest expected at talent tourney
Local women football powerhouses Galz & Goals, Poly Babes, 21 Brigade United and JS Academy booked their places in the semifinals of the national Talent Identification Tournament to be held this Saturday, at the NFA Technical Centre in Windhoek. JS Academy eased their way to the semifinals with a 7-1 victory over Galz & Goals, before whitewashing Omaheke ladies with a rugby like score line of 24-0 in their Pool C fixtures.
Namibia Defence Force side 21 Brigade United had the challenge of Okahandja Blitz and V-Power Angels in Pool B and they beat Angels 3-0 and then ran to a 2-0 victory over Blitz in their second game. Poly Babes, Galz & Goals B side and Challengers FC made up Pool B and only one side had to scrap through. The experienced Poly Babes started off with a humbling defeat at the hands of Challengers 6-0 but recovered well in their second game with a comprehensive 8-0 win over Galz & Goals. Galz & Goals A side were the last side to sneak into the semifinals as the best runner-up. They won their second game in Pool C against Omaheke ladies, taking it 14-0 after losing the first game to JS Academy 7-1.
The semifinals will be played on Saturday at the NFA technical Centre staring of at 08h00 with a promising clash Poly Babes against Galz & Goals A to be followed by the second final decider between 21 Brigade United against tournament favourite JS Academy at 09h40.
The two losing semifinalists will then fight for the consolation prize of third place as they meet in the Third-place play-off match at 13h00 while the final match to decide the 2015 champions of the Talent Identification Tournament (TIT) will be contested at 15h00 at the Technical Centre. JS Academy’s Anna Shikushu is top scoring with seven goals followed by team mate Annouscka Kordom on five goals.