Khuse knocks out Tigers as Stars score 12 in Debmarine Cup

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The 2018 Debmarine Namibia Cup produced its first upset as Khuse FC knocked Premiership side Tigers out in their Round of 32 match played at the Etosha Stadium in Tsumeb, while Eleven Arrows, Swakopmund FC and African Stars cruised into the next round on Saturday.

Action at Tsumeb, initially scheduled for the Oscar Norich Stadium had to be moved to Etosha Stadium due to unfit pitch and the biggest result of the Round of 32 is Oshana Region’s Khuse FC holding their own against Tigers for a goalless draw after 90 minutes before winning 4-2 on penalties.

Nangolo Erastus, Steven Hambira, France Shivute and Joseph Shipepe scored for Khuse in the shootout as Tigers captain Absalom Iimbondi and veteran midfielder Letu Shatimwene missed and Bradley Wermann and Ferdinand Karongee scored.

Space Age from Zambezi Region lost 3-0 to Khomas NAMPOL as Silas Ashipala scored a brace and Erich Tsam got one for the Southern Stream First Division qualifiers.

Swakopmund FC won 5-1 against Ohangwena NAMPOL with goals from Harold Kwedhi, Ensley Gariseb, Dorian Iyambo and a brace from Nathan Beukes. Jonas Elias cored for NAMPOL.

Kavango East’s Once Again are also through to the next round following the withdrawal of Kavango West qualifiers Rhino FC.

Civics vs Rundu Chiefs and Chief Santos against Reho Madrid will be played on Sunday morning from 08h00 as they are postponed due to bad lighting at the venue.

It rained goals at the Sam Nujoma Stadium as another coastal side, this time Premiership side Eleven Arrows had easy work of Real Fighters from Karas Region, winning 11-0. Young Warriors stars Anthony Kham and Aprocius Petrus scored three and one goal each as they warm up for the Lesotho friendly on Tuesday for the senior national team. Simon Nekongo and Salomon Omseb each scored a brace in the rout, while Willem Pinehas, Josef Ngifindwako and Leonard Vlees chipped in with a goal each for a comprehensive passage into next round.

African Stars also scored a big victory in their Round of 32 match against Omaheke NAMPOL, 12-0. Godwin Jena scored four, Marius Kotze three and Pandu Nekundi scored two while Aubrey Amseb, Tjiuana tja Tjinotjiua, Treasure Kauapirura scored one each to see ‘Stalile” through.

Citizens and Young Chiefs locked horns in the final match and it was the Citizens that lead 2-0 with goals from Steward Goagoseb before it was 2-2 after 90 minutes Paulus Kennedy and Lukas Johaness right at the death. in the shootout Chiefs won 6-5 to advance to the Last 16.

Sunday, at Etosha Stadium in Tsumeb: Blue Waters vs Fresh United, 09h00; Orlando Pirates vs Outjo Academy, 11h00; Eastern Chiefs vs UNAM, 13h00; Dynamos vs Onathinge, 15h00 and Golden Bees vs Life Fighters, 17h00.

Sam Nujoma Stadium ; 15h00: Tura Magic vs Mighty Gunners; 17h00 Black Africa vs Young African.