Windhoek giants Tigers FC beat fellow premier league team Blue Waters 2-1 in the Bidvest Namibia Cup round of 16 matches played in Mariental on Saturday (1st March), to advance one step better in the tournament, following their exit at the same stage during the last edition of the competition.
Omaheke region’s Governor Festus Ueitele hopes the Bidvest Namibia Cup can inspire the youth to greater heights and Black Africa coach Brain Isaacs says complacency nearly cost his side the match against Blue Birds.
United Stars, Tura Magic and Black Africa advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2014 Bidvest Namibia cup following their respective victories in the Last-16 Round matches played at the Legare Stadium in Gobabis on Saturday.
Tura Magic captain Neville Tjiueza believes their passage to the quarterfinals of the 2014 Bidvest Namibia Cup is in their hands as they take on Grootfontein’s Tropical Heat on Saturday at Gobabis in the Last-16 Round.
The stage for the Bidvest Namibia Cup’s Last-16 Round have been set, with the “icing on the cherry” coming in a form of playing gears that were handed over to the participating teams on Tuesday at the Football House.
Orlando Pirates will face African Stars on Friday night at the Sam Nujoma Stadium with Tigers versus Blue Waters is at Mariental and Blue Birds against Black Africa in Gobabis in the 2014 Bidvest Namibia Cup last-16 Round encounters.
African Stars coach Woody Jacobs states that his side were lucky to get away with a 2-1 victory over Eleven Arrows and Black Africa coach Brain Isaacs admit they were not at their best as they saw off Cuca Tops 2-1 in the Bidvest Namibia Cup last-32 Round on Saturday.
Levis Meraai Swartbooi scored a minute from time to hand African Stars a 2-1 over Eleven Arrows while Willy Stephanus’ brace was enough to see Black Africa through in the last-32 Round matches of the Bidvest Namibia Cup played on Saturday.
Black Africa will leave no stone unturned in their quest to win the elusive Bidvest Namibia Cup but they are aware that it won’t be easy as they start off their campaign against Cuca Tops on Saturday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.