African Stars to face Tigers in Dr. Hage Geingob Cup

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African Stars secured their participation in the Dr. Hage Geingob Cup competition scheduled for the 6th and 7th August, getting the most votes during the sms competition that was ran to determine the fourth team for the prestigious semifinals competition.

Stars received 25,928 votes only 54 votes more than Unam FC who came in second place and will now face MTC Premier League winners, Tigers FC on the 6th August, and the winner will play the winner between Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns (current PSL league winners and reigning champions of the Dr Hage Geingob Cup).

Tigers secured their participation in the Cup by virtue of being the MTC Premiership league winners. A total of 87,147 sms votes were received in total from the 18th May to 25th July 2016. Herewith the full sms votes statistics for the period.

TEAM VOTES Number of sms’s Total Spend N$

Black Africa FC 13 704 N$41,112
Tura Magic FC 32 N$96
African Stars FC 25,928 N$77,784
Mighty Gunners FC 236 N$708
LHU Blue Waters FC 933 N$2799
Civics FC 45 N$135
FNB Orlando Pirates FC 294 N$882
Eleven Arrows FC 22 N$66
UNAM FC 25 874 N$77,622
Rundu Chiefs FC 14 040 N$42,120
Young Chiefs FC 381 N$1143
Citizens FC 2 N$6
Life Fighters FC 4737 N$14,211
Young African FC 265 N$795
Chief Santos FC 654 N$1962

Tickets to the much anticipated Dr Hage Geingob Cup are already on sale at all Compu ticket outlets and at Soccer House for N$20 each. The organizers have encouraged soccer fans to pack the Independence stadium.

The 3rd edition of the Dr. Hage Geingob Cup is proudly sponsored by the two main sponsors Namibia Breweries and MTC, and co-sponsored by Namibia Airports Company, Sungroup, DN&M Rail, MMI Namibia, Profile Investments, Air Namibia, Nedbank, Trustco, Namport, Agribank, Safari, Huawei, B2Gold, Namcor, Woerman Brock and SME Bank,.

Herewith Program for the Weekend:

6th August
12h00: Namibia U/17 vs Congo
14h00: Tigers vs African Stars
16h00: Orlando Pirates vs Mamelodi Sundowns

7th August
12h00: Aweh Aweh vs Madiba (Thru Pass League)
14h00: Loser of Match 1 vs Loser Match 2
16h00: Winner Match 1 vs Winner Match 2