Standard Bank Super Cup meets Super fans
Momentum is building up for the 2016 Standard Bank Super Cup final between African Stars Tigers and the two teams where at Wernhill Park in Windhoek on Saturday morning for a meet-and-greet with the super fans.
Defending champions African Stars and MTC Premiership champions Tigers will meet on 10 September, 15h00 at the hallow ground of the majestic Sam Nujoma Stadium. As part of the buildup that started off with the preliminary round on 13 August and saw Stars book their place in the final against Tigers, there was a meet the fans with the glittering trophy at the Pulse of the City, Wernhill Park on Saturday to much fanfare.
South Africa returnee Ronald Ketjijere who will play for Stars said the Samba Boys will look to retain the trophy they won last year against Tigers.
“The boys won it last year and they aim to defend the trophy and I hear they have lost some league games to Tigers as well and they will revenge that as well. It will be an exciting final match and I urge all fans to come and support the boys in good spirit and give the boys confidence to do well on the day. It won’t be easy but with their support we can do it”, Ketjijere stated.
Surihe Gaomas-Guchu, Standard Bank PR & Communications Manager was equally excited about the Super Cup.
“This is our first activation event and you can see that the response is quite huge and the players are interacting with the fans and fans get to win tickets and receive signed autographs from the super players. This is what the Super Cup is all about. It is celebration of greatness and we look forward to more of this”, Gaomas-Guchu.
Tigers captain Absalom Iimbondi promised victory for IngweInyama come 10 September: “I again promise our fans that we will not disappoint them. They should come in numbers and we will make sure we beat Stars. It won’t be an easy game but we have to take this one, we on great form at the moment”.
The 2016 Standard Bank Super Cup awareness campaign will have another activation event at Football House on 03 September.