WINDHOEK, MAR 3 – The Khomas Netball Region’s Season Opening Tournament was successfully concluded on Saturday night as the Namibia Correctional Services team defeated defending champions, UNAM Jaguars, in the final of the Premier League category of the tournament which was played on Friday and Saturday.
The Namibia Correctional Services team defeated UNAM Jaguars 18-7 to become the new champions of the Khomas Netball Region’s Season Opening Tournament. Winners were also crowned in the First and Second Divisions.
The tournament was played on a round robin basis, with the top wo teams in each group qualifying for the semi-finals. The winners of these semi-final encounters then competed against each other in the finals to determine the eventual winners in the three divisions.
The Khomas Netball Region executive committee wishes to thank First National Bank for sponsoring the trophies and the medals as well as Trustco United and the Namibian Police who both availed their netball courts for the tournament to be played over the two days, Friday and Saturday.
Appreciation is also extended to Netball Namibia for facilitating the training and grading of umpires over the weekend. We also thank to all the teams and their players, officials as well as spectators whose participation and support made the 2019 Season Opening Tournament a success.
The Khomas Netball Region executive will in due course announce details regarding the commencement of the 2019 league activities as well as outreach programme envisaged for the year.
Below is a breakdown of the semi-final and final results for each of the three divisions, plus the final Top 3 standings per division:
PREMIER LEAGUE SEMI-FINALS
Afrocats 15-19 UNAM Jaguars
Namibia Correctional Services 13-9 Namibian Police
FIRST DIVISION SEMI-FINALS
Afrocats 1A 14-8 Afrocats 1B
UNAM Jaguars 11-13 Black Africa
SECOND DIVISION SEMI-FINALS
NDF A 28-12 Tigers
Rehoboth 5-42 NDF B
PREMIER LEAGUE THIRD PLACE PLAY-OFF
Afrocats 15-10 Namibian Police
FIRST DIVISION THIRD PLACE PLAY-OFF
Afrocats 1B 4-8 UNAM Jaguars
SECOND DIVISION THIRD PLACE PLAY-OFF
Rehoboth 12-21 Tigers
PREMIER LEAGUE FINAL
UNAM Jaguars 7-18 Namibia Correctional Services
FIRST DIVISION FINAL
Afrocats 1A 10-12 Black Africa
SECOND DIVISION FINAL
NDF A 0-7 NDF B
TOP THREE STANDINGS PER DIVISION
1st Place: Namibia Correctional Services
2nd Place: UNAM Jaguars
3rd Place: Afrocats
1st Place: Black Africa
2nd Place: Afrocats 1A
3rd Place: UNAM Jaguars
1st Place: NDF B
2nd Place: NDF A
3rd Place: Tigers – NDN Staffer