CAF U15 girls 7-aside concludes this weekend

• By Michael Uugwanga

THE first edition of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) U-15 7-aside Girl Competition which started the past weekend in Windhoek is set to come to its conclusion on Saturday at the Namibia Football Association (NFA) Technical Centre in Katutura.

The competition is contested by eight schools from Windhoek, namely A.I  Steenkamp Primary School, Amazing Kids Private School and Academy, Bethold Himumuine Primary School, Faith Primary School, Goreangab  Secondary School , Mandume Primary School, M.H.Greef Primary School and Tobias Hainyeko Primary School.

Namibia is part of the 16 countries benefiting from the CAF project aimed at developing women’s football through schools.

Project coordinator of the CAF U-15 7-aside in Namibia, Astrid Vries said that the project will be expanded to other towns in the near future.

“This is just the beginning of the pilot and after this we will see how it pans out. Yes, I am impressed with the turn out and commitment of the teams (schools). The girls are very excited to be playing football again,” said Vries.

The competition has reached its climax, with the semi-finals and final set to light up the event.


Below are the fixtures for Saturday October 16:

Semi final 2 (25):

Faith vs Mandume

Semi final 1 (26):

Bethold Himumuine vs Tobias Hainyeko

7th/8th place (27):

Goreangab vs MH Greeff

5th/6th (28):

Amazing Kids vs AI Steenkamp

3rd/4th (29):

Loser game 25 vs loser game 26

FINAL (30):

Winner game 25 vs winner game 26