WINDHOEK, 24 AUG – The Omatako Dam Stud Brahman farming association plans to host a seven-a-side Under-13 football competition at the Katutura Football for Hope Centre in Windhoek on 15 September.
Speaking to Nampa on Thursday, one of the organiser, Ngatuuane Hange said they have set aside N$5 000 for the one-day tournament.
“This is an open tournament and all schools and academies in the country are invited to take part as it is aimed at developing our young people,” Hange said.
The registration fee per team is N$ 500.
Fanuel Tjivau, the chairperson and founder of the association, said youth development is important.
“It is important to invest in the youth because they are the future and we must meet government halfway,” Tjivau said.
The winner will get N$2 100, a trophy and 12 gold medals, while the runners-up will get N$1 500 and 12 silver medals.
The two semi-finalists will each take home N$700.
There will be special prizes for the top goal scorer, goal keeper, coach, defender and player of the tournament.
KJ Kapeua Combined School from Ovitoto won the competition last year.
Established in 2009, the Omatako Dam Brahman Stud farming association is based in the Otjozondjupa Region and is involved in community development and the promotion of sports in Namibia. – NAMPA