The 2015 Bidvest Namibia Cup champions Tigers players Panduleni Nekundi and Fillimon Nambele are each N$ 25 000 rich as they won big at the competition awards ceremony held at football House on Wednesday morning.
Nekundi won the Top Goal-scorer award after he top scored in the competition with 14 goals, all scored in Tigers’ Round of 32 match against Kavango West side Western Stars at the Oscar Norich Stadium, leading Tigers to a 25-0 win. Nambele has featured in all five of Tigers matches in the competition and won Man of the Match accolades in the semifinal win over Eleven Arrows as well as in the final match against Pirates, besides being very influential in Tigers success.
Nekundi says after Tigers lost control of the league table, Bidvest Namibia Cup was their only consolation. “When we gave away the league we turned our attention to the cup and in the end it paid off for us. I now plan to make sure I return to the Brave Warriors fold and just want to thank everyone who contributed to our success, especially the supporters for their believe in us” “Kaka” states.
NFA’s Barry Rukoro says the FA will hold dear the legacy of Bidvest Namibia Cup. “This cup have caught us more on event management and organization and provided sufficient games for our players to compete at the highest level. The success the Brave Warriors enjoyed is much too thanks to Bidvest Namibia contribution”.
Theo Mberirua of Bidvest Namibia says his company goes away after three years of involvement, satisfied with their contribution to the game. “Our sincere appreciation to all of you who made the Bidvest Namibia Cup a big success over the last three years and also to the media, your wonderful and exceptional coverage is much appreciated”, Mberirua states.
The All Access Pass Competition winner, Natangwe Haipumbu, who hails from Tsumeb, says he can’t wait for his tour to Sunderland, England to see Bidvest Sunderland against Totenham Hotspur in September. “I’m taking my elder brother along and I entered the competition at Tsumeb, when Tigers played Western Stars and won 25-0. I’m so happy for Tigers and feel blessed to be the winner of the competition to go to England”. The All Access Pass draw was conducted live during half time of the Bidvest Namibia Cup Final.
Bidvest Namibia has successfully concluded the Bidvest Namibia Cup tournament, thus bringing to a close its three years sponsorship of the NFA soccer cup. Bidvest Namibia expressed its warm appreciation to the football administrators, NFA for the wonderful working relationship over the last 3 years.
The Commercial Director for Bidvest Namibia, Theo Mberirua, also thanked the media including all radio, print, television, and other media for the extensive and much appreciated coverage of the Bidvest Namibia cup over the past 3 years. “Your attendance and coverage are always highly appreciated by Bidvest Namibia, and has helped create more awareness of Bidvest Namibia, and has inspired young and upcoming soccer talent in the country,” he said.
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