First- ever Women Super Cup final set for weekend
Tura Magic and Khomas NAMPOL will lock horns in the final of the first-ever NFA Women Super Cup at Gobabis on Saturday, according to the NFA website.
Former Brave Gladiators midfielder Shirley Cloete scored on either side of halftime to propel her side to a 3-0 victory over a resolute V-Power Angels in the second semifinals match. After Cloete gave NAMPOL the lead, Laurika Afrikander made it 2-0 before the break and later in the second half Cloete made sure of their place in the Legare Stadium final on Saturday at 13h30.
Sharon Pieters scored an own goal in the opening half and Tura Magic took that lead into halftime. In the second half Anna Shikusho made it 2-0 before Julia Rutjindo reduced the deficit with a goal for Goals. Lovisa Mulunga finally it 3-1 as Magic secured their trip to Gobabis.
The third and fourth place match will take place at the NFA Technical Centre on Wednesday at 17h00 between V-Power Angels and Galz & Goals.
Vistoria Shangula of Tura Magic’s is leading the scoring with seven goals , followed by Beverly Uueziua of Goals on six goals and the Competition’s star attraction Zenatha Coleman on five goals and Mamie Kasaona also on five.
The competition is made possible by individuals with NFA President, Frans Mbidi giving N$30,000 and Jacqui Shipanga N$10,000, while the NFA coffers too offered N$10,000 while Facebook Group Thru Pass gave N$1,600 which translates to N$100 for every lady of the match in addition to the Telecom Namibia Mobile’ 16 cellphones.
Lownan “Wamboe Seun” Nangombe also pledged N$1,000 for Player of the Tournament which now grew to N$3,000 thanks to local boxer, Julius ‘Blue Machine’ Indongo who pledged, N$2,000.
Secretary General of NFA Barry Rukoro pledged N$1,000 for Goalkeeper of the Tournament. Immanuel Hamutenya from Rightway football club pledged N$1,000 for Young player of the Tournament, to be awarded to a player-20 years or younger and a further N$5,000 has also been pledged by the Namibia Players’ Union while German development agent GiZ provides the football equipment for the clubs losing clubs.
The winners will receive N$10,000 and runner up will walk away with N$5,000, N$3,000 for the third runner ups, N$2,000 for fourth place and football equipment such as cones, bibs and balls for the clubs that lost at the group stage.