THE most anticipated youth football tournament of the year, the Skorpion Zinc U17 soccer tournament kicked off at the Sam Nujoma stadium where teams from all 14 regions are competing for the coveted title.
The defending champions, the mighty //Karas Region suffered a shock 1 – 0 defeat against Kavango East region in the third match of the day.
Johannes Maseka scored the only goal of the game.
The tournament will end on 26 August 2019.
The Erongo region team won the first match of the day against Otjozondjupa with score of 2 – 0. Rayven Nehale scored a brace and named Man of the Match
Zambezi region beat Kunene by 1 – 0 in the second match of the day with the only goal of the game scored by Mike Mwiya. Goalkeeper John Matengu was named Man of the match.
The fourth game of the day concluded with last year’s runner’s up, Omaheke winning Hardap with 2 – 0 .
Goals were scored by Usiel Kandorozu and Kasora Kapuuo.