Guest Contributor | Jul 25, 2017 | 0
Stars to face Tigers in the Hage Geingob Cup
African Stars secured their participation in the Dr. Hage Geingob Cup competition scheduled for 6 and 7 August, getting the most votes during the sms competition that was ran to determine the fourth team for the prestigious semifinals competition.
Stars received 25,928 votes only 54 votes more than Unam FC who came in second place and will now face MTC Premier League winners, Tigers FC on 6 August, and the winner will play the winner between Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns (current PSL league winners and reigning champions of the Dr Hage Geingob Cup).
Sundowns will be spurred on by their recent win against Zamalek in the CAF Champions League, while Orlando Pirates, coach Mushin Ertugal will be using the cup action as much needed prep for their build-up to the PSL league, slated to resume soon.
Tigers secured their participation in the Cup by virtue of being the MTC Premiership league winners. A total of 87,147 sms votes were received in total from 18 May to 25 July 2016.
The tickets to the Dr Hage Geingob Cup are already on sale at all Compu-ticket outlets and at Soccer House for N$20 each. The organizers have encouraged soccer fans to pack the Independence stadium.
The 3rd edition of the Dr. Hage Geingob Cup is proudly sponsored by the two main sponsors Namibia Breweries and MTC, and co-sponsored by Namibia Airports Company, Sungroup, DN&M Rail, MMI Namibia, Profile Investments, Air Namibia, Nedbank, Trustco, Namport, Agribank, Safari, Huawei, B2Gold, Namcor, Woerman Brock and SME Bank.