Johnny Stephanus gave a great goal scoring display as Cymot SKW crushed Zambezi United 7-2 in their MTC NFA Cup first round match in Mariental on Saturday.
Stephanus scored five goals â?? four within the first half hour â?? as SKW constantly exposed Zambezi Unitedâ??s porous defence.
Namibia beat North West Dragons by 238 runs in their SAA Challenge match in Potchefstroom today, but they had to withstand a stirring comeback by the Dragons before clinching the victory.
Set a target of 500 runs to win the match, North West were soon in trouble, losing their first five wickets with only 81 runs on the board.
MTC NFA Cup
The lucrative MTC NFA Cup kicks off this weekend with first round matches scheduled to take place in Tsumeb and Mariental.
A lot will be at stake after MTC earlier increased the total sponsorship to N$1 million.
Namibia were in a strong position to win their SAA Challenge match against North West after setting the hosts a winning target of 500 runs.
At the end of the second dayâ??s play in Potchefstroom, North West had reached 27 for the loss of two wickets, still 473 runs short of the winning target.
Brave Warriors coach Ben Bamfuchile has called up ten new players in a squad of 32 in preparation for the African Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya in Tripoli on March 25.
Bamfuchile said the squad will eventually be whittled down to 20 players, but that he wanted to give a chance to some newcomers to show their potential in a national training set-up.