A total of 21 goals were scored in 12 matches of the first day of the Nedbank Namibian Newspaper Cup, with host region, Omaheke recording the biggest win. The host region, Omaheke defeated Karas 3-0 in their first encounter of the day before returning to close off the day’s proceedings with a 1-0 win over Erongo.

The two victories sent Omaheke to the semifinal along with Omusati who recorded victories against Otjozondjupa (1-0) and Ohangwena (2-0). The two remaining semifinalists will be determined on Saturday when the order round of group matches continue.

Oshikoto 1-1 Khomas
Zambezi 1-1 Hardap
Kavango West 2-1 Kavango East
Oshana 1-1 Kunene
Omaheke 3-0 Karas
Otjozondjupa 0-1 Omusati
Oshikoto 2-0 Zambezi
Hardap 0-0 Khomas
Oshana 1-0 Kavango West
Kavango East 2-0 Kunene
Omusati 2-0 Ohangwena
Omaheke1-0 Erongo