Rikus Grobler | Jun 20, 2017 | 0
Tigers set to battle with SA club in Hage Geingob Cup
Current Namibia primeir league champions, Tigers are expected to square off against South African sides, Orlando Pirates or Mamelodi Sundowns in the Hage Geingob cup in August.
The teams will use the tournament as preparation for their respective league duties, which are also around the corner. The announcement was made this week. Sundowns and Pirates will battle it out, with the winner taking on Tigers in the final
Newly appointed Pirates coach, Mushin Ertugal will have much to prove as he uses the match against Sundowns as a build-up to the start of the Premier Soccer League while Katutura based Tigers will be making the necessary adjustments in their attempts to defend their status as league champions.
Equally, Mamelodi Sundowns will be playing for their pride as they too will use the Hage Geingob Cup as a building block towards the defence of its league title. Sundowns are expected to jet in with a full strength squad, despite a hectic schedule owing to their participation in the CAF Champions League.
Tickets to the games are already on sale at Computicket for only N$20. One tickets gives you access to a double header on 6 August, while another N$20 tickets gives you access to another double header on 7 August which includes the final. Fans can however buy a N$30 ticket which gives them access to both days.
The Dr Hage Geingob Cup will be sponsored by two main sponsors being Namibian Breweries and MTC, and co-sponsored by Namibia Airports Company (NAC), Air Namibia, MMI, Profile Investments, Agribank amongst many others.