By Staff reporter
RUNDU, July 18 – Herculano Mwenyo has reclaimed his position as the Chairperson of Cuca Tops, the oldest soccer club in the Kavango East region, following a fiercely contested leadership election held in Rundu town last Saturday. Mwenyo, a senior official in the Kavango East Regional Council, secured 64 votes, defeating his challenger Joseph Kudumo, an assistant to President Hage Geingob, who received 47 votes.
When contacted for comment, Mwenyo urged Cuca Tops’ supporters and club members to unite behind the newly elected leadership for the betterment of the team. “Members must renew their memberships and begin contributing to the club. The club’s main objective is to gain promotion to the premier league. We express our gratitude to all the supporters who believe in us and consistently give their all for the sake of unity within the team,” Mwenyo stated in a soft-spoken manner.
During the club congress elections, Nestor Sindimba was elected as the Vice-Chairperson to support Mwenyo, while Fransiska Muronga became the Secretary, with Nikolaus Makanga serving as the deputy. Renowned former striker and playmaker, Pau Kandere, was honored and elected as the club’s Treasurer, while Michael Kampota retained his position as the club’s spokesperson. Christian Mukuve was elected as the Chairperson of the sports committee, and Elizabeth Limbere, a socialist, was pointed as the head of the supporters’ club-Namibia Daily News.