Debmarine Namibia Cup at Windhoek, Rosh Pinah, Rundu and Tsandi
It’s all systems go for the much anticipated 2017 Debmarine Namibia Cup as Kavango East, Kavango West, Khomas, Omusati and Karas regions host their preliminary round competitions this weekend.
Khomas second division Debmarine Namibia Cup takes take this weekend at the Sam Nujoma Stadium as the 15 clubs go head to head for that one lucrative spot in the next round of 32. Young Ones got a bye to the quarter-finals and will play the winner of match one between Namibia University of Technology (NUST) versus Impala Chiefs.
Action will start Friday, 10 February at 18h00 as NUST face Chiefs. The action will continue on Saturday morning from 08h00 and the final will be on Sunday, 16h00 at the cathedral of Namibian football, the Sam Nujoma Stadium.
Kavango West will also have their Debmarine Namibia Cup action this weekend at Nkurenkuru staring Saturday at 08h00 with the draw set for later on Wednesday.
Rundu Stadium will host the Kavango East playoffs with 12 clubs in action and the first game will be on Saturday at 07h00 as Divayi United takes on UNAM Rundu Campus, followed by Arend Tops against Young Elephant. The last game will be at 17h00 and winners will face off on Sunday, at 08h00 with the final match set for 16h00.
Omusati region will also kickoff this weekend at Tsandi Stadium, Young Braves versus Black Magic at 08h00 in the elimination round and the first round winners will face off in the finals on the weekend of 18 February to conclude the playoffs. In the Karas region, Rosh Pinah will play host to the regional elimination competition matches with 19 clubs in action starting at 07h00 on Saturday.
Oshana region will have their playoffs on the weekend of 18 February as they hold the regional promotional/relegation playoffs this weekend. Omaheke region’s 10 clubs will also be in action on the same weekend with the draw set after the regional Annual General meeting taking place on 12 February. Erongo regional playoff will also be on the weekend of 18 February.
The North East First Division elimination round will be Rundu Sport Stadium starting from Friday 24 February 2017.
At the elimination round, winners each champion will walk away with N$ 20 000, while the losing finalist with be N$ 10 000 and the losing each losing semifinals with receive N$ 5 000 for their part in the football extravaganza. Two regional champs will then be drawn to face each other in the elimination match which will see one regional winner ousted from the competition.
The draw for the Debmarine Namibia Cup Round-32, which will see Namibia Premier League clubs join the fray, will be conducted on Wednesday, 15 February at Football House.