Kunene Second Division league to resume Saturday

OPUWO: After the postponement last weekend due to the death of President Hage Geingob, the Kunene Second Division Football League season kicks off on Saturday. The Kunene Second Division Football League, under the auspices of the Namibia Football Association (NFA), is scheduled to kick off this weekend as confirmed by the league's administrator Bolla Nangombe on Thursday. Nangombe confirmed the league's opening season matches, stating that all stadiums have been inspected and are ready to go. 'The wait is finally over! We finally present to you the opening fixtures for this weekend. With only four days to go, we are super excited and cannot wait to bring super top-class football to you... the air is filled with anticipation and the thrill of the competition,' he said. The 2023-24 Premier League season will begin across the region on Saturday when newly promoted Okarindi Komutai FC travels to Outjo to take on Sixty Eleven FC at the Etoshapoort Sports Field. !Ugab FC will make their league debut against la st season's runners-up Kunene NamPol FC at Etoshapoort, while Khaibasen FC will face Pubs FC. Young Eagles FC from Okaukuejo will put their strength to the test at home against the youthful Khorixas Football Academy (KFA) squad. With newly promoted teams and significant names on the move, league favourite Robber Chanties FC, who went shopping to bolster their squad, will meet Etosha United at Khorixas' iconic Herbert Conradie Stadium. Following that game, Orlando Gariseb FC will face Green Dangers. The second round of league fixtures will feature newcomers !Ugab FC against Opuwo rural club Okarindi Komutati in a game that will test the two teams' strengths after last season's playoff encounters, with Okarindi winning in the final at Outjo. Kunene NamPol, who are also reported to have signed new players from Opuwo, will face Sixty Eleven on Sunday at the Etoshapoort field. KFA will travel from Okaukuejo to Outjo to face Khaibasen FC, while Young Eagles FC will await Pubs in Okaukuejo. Orlando Gariseb wi ll face Etosha United in the second round, while Robber Chanties will host Green Dangers at Herbert Conradie Stadium in Khorixas for the weekend's final game. Source: The Namibia Press Agency