WINDHOEK, 27 JUNE – The Neymar Jr’s Five soccer tournament, will see the last sixteen teams battle it out for the grand prize this Saturday, 30 June 2018 at the UN Plaza in Windhoek. The National Finals is set to kick-off at 09:00 and the games will be televised live on NBC 1.
The teams representing coastal and northern Namibia, will arrive in Windhoek on Friday, 29 June 2018 to join the central teams. For the competition, the 16 finalists will be divided into four groups. The top two teams in each group, will advance to the knockout phase where competition is expected to be a tight affair.
“Bank Windhoek is honoured to have been part of this exciting initiative. We have witnessed brilliant games and the last sixteen teams have promised to put up spectacular performances. Just like the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, this competition is unpredictable and we encourage everyone to come and experience it,” said Bank Windhoek’s Executive Officer of Marketing and Corporate Communication Services, Jacquiline Pack.
One of the last 16 participating teams will have a chance to represent Namibia at the World Finals on Saturday, 21 July 2018 in Brazil. They are:
1. Tjimbiyera FC: Champions
2. Tuli Ngaa FC
3. Khomasdal Boys
4. Bethlehem United
5. Sonadores FC
6. Supreme Squad
1. SFC Welwitchia: Champions
2. SFC Atlantic
3. SFC Namib
5. NY Galaxy
1. Lions: Champions
Themed ‘Outplay Them All’, the Neymar Jr’s Five is a Red Bull initiative co-sponsored by Bank Windhoek. Snickers, Fresh FM and NBC, are also sponsors of the tournament.
The team that will emerge victorious this weekend, will have a chance to play against world-renowned and most expensive soccer player, Neymar Junior, who is currently representing Brazil at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. For more information, log on to www.neymarjrsfive.com. – NDN Staffer