Kasi Cup returns after COVID-19 sabbatical

By Michael Uugwanga

THE popular annual edition of the Kasi Cup tournament will make its return after a two-year absent due to covid-19 restriction that were imposed on the country’s sport community in 2020 before being lifted last year.

The Kasi Cup tournament which comprises of football and Netball was last hosted in 2019 and started off first as a mere football tournament in 2012 before netball was added in 2014 until 2015, where netball was again removed before making a return in 2019.

The tournament will be held at the Samora Soccer Field in Havana Informal settlements in Windhoek.

The Kasi Cup which will go in its 10th edition was officially launched by the City of Windhoek councilor, Queen Kamati on Tuesday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, of which the tournament draw was also carried out.

The tournament will this year be sponsored by the Municipality of Windhoek, as the main guarantor, alongside co-sponsors OTB Namibia, Omulunga Radio and Coca-Cola Namibia Bottling Company.

The winning teams in both football and netball will received vouchers amounting to N 000, plus a floating trophy and medals.

The second placed team in both sport codes will receive vouchers worth N 000, plus medals while third placed teams will walk away with a voucher worth N 000.

Player of the tournament from both netball and soccer will be handsomely rewarded after a budget allocation to the tune of N 000 was set aside.