Raucks & Friends FC, Aqualis Netball wins at Usakos Festival

By Michael Uugwanga (at Usakos)

SWAKOPMUND-BASED Raucks & Friends defeated Friends & Family , from Karibib, 2-0 in the Orano Engine 1Stop Usakos Sports and Entertainment Festival football final played over the weekend.Meanwhile, in the netball final, Usakos-based Aqualis defeated Karibib Netball Club 58-8.

After all five Usakos teams were eliminated before the football semi-finals, the football-crazy community of Usakos and surrounding areas turned out in force to watch the fiercely contested final, which featured a beautiful football display between Raucks & Friends from the Golden Town of Swakopmund.

The sides headed into the second half tied at 0-0, when 17-year-old Bradley Ganaseb, originally from Okombahe, who had been a persistent nuisance for opposing defenders (in all of their matches), gave Raucks & Friends the lead within 20 minutes of the second half.

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