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New Era Newspaper Thursday March 8, 2018

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22 SPORT Thursday, March 1 2018 | NEW ERA Swallows take Khomas Debmarine Cup honours Winners… Swallows Football Academy won the 2018 Debmarine Cup Khomas preliminaries as they secured a spot in the next elimination round. Photo: Contributed Staff Reporter Windhoek Debutants Swallows Football Academy were crowned champions of the 2018 Debmarine Namibia Cup Khomas preliminaries as they defeated Eleven Champions on penalties to advance to the next stage of the lucrative competition in the country. the Independence Stadium on Sunday, Swallows and Eleven Champions faced off and after playing to a three-all draw, it was down to penalties and it was the youngsters of Swallows that held their nerve as they won 4-3 in the shoot-out to take home the N,000 in prize money as well as secure a place in the next elimination round. As regional winners, Swallows will have to wait and see if they get drawn to play in another second division eliminator that will pit two regional winners against each other for a place in the round of 32 as only 13 second division clubs should be in the hat for the draw and not 14. the Khomas leg of the preliminar- along the way defeated favourites Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) 4-2 on penalties after a one-all draw Young Ones 3-2, again on penalties after a two-all draw in the The Katutura-based team that has dominated youth leagues in the Khomas Region for some time now, are in their maiden season in the Khomas Second Division and sit third on the table after six games on 11 points. Eleven Champions, 2017 regional winners of the Debmarine Namibia Cup, had the beating of Afrika Rassaps 2-1 in the quar- penalties after a one-all draw in The elimination rounds for the scheduled to take place on the weekends of March 3 – 4 and March 10 – 11 with the draw for the second division elimination, pitting two regions against each other, to take place on March 12 and that eliminator scheduled to take place on Marc 17. At the elimination round, each regional winner will walk away with N,000, while the losing each losing semi-finalist will the football extravaganza. Book NOW! 2018 Easter Supplement Contact: Asnat Mbaundja – Adeyanju Sales & Marketing Executive Tel: +264 61 208 0813 Email: Guaranteeing returns, as we reach your target markets. #TalkToUs Contact us: Tel: +264 61 208 0800 | Website:

Thursday, March 8 2018 | NEW ERA SPORT 23 Black Africa sink UNAM to keep Stars on their toes WINDHOEK A second-half centre line goal from Black Africa giants to reduce African Stars’ lead atop the Namibia Premier League log to seven points. Black Africa beat UNAM 2-1 at the Sam Nujoma him beat the Black Africa defence. In the second half, Black Africa came out a much long-range strike from Fredericks in the 72nd minute Despite the defeat, UNAM retained their position on Speaking to the media after the game, Black Africa – Nampa

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New Era Newspaper Vol 22 No 167