WINDHOEK: African Stars has lowered down to second position in the Mobile Telecommunication (MTC) Namibia Premiere League (NPL) 13th round when they played a 2 all draw with Civics at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday.
African Stars found themselves in a do or die situation in a match that determined if they could remain at the top of the league or get second position.
Civics lead with an exciting game that gave them a 2-0 lead at halftime when Lourens Kaapama hit the net with two freekicks. Stars came out in an attempt to normalise the situation with Clarence Foroma scoring a rebound as a result of Bradley Wermann’s penalty kick. Johannes Seibeb made use of the last minutes of what seemed to be Civics victory when he scored an equaliser goal.
The referee’s final whistle left Stars coming second with 29 points just a one point deference with Black Africa who are toping with 30 points.
On Friday, Tigers got their victory when they defeated Tura Magics by 0-3 at Sam Nujoma Stadium.
Mighty Gunners and Orlando Pirates drew 2-2 on Saturday at Mokati Stadium, Blue Waters and Eleven Arrows match also ended in 1-1 draw at Narravile Rugby Stadium while SKW and Rundu Chiefs heard the last whistle while still stuck in a 1-1 draw.
WINDHOEK; African Stars Football Club (FC) remains in second position on the Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) Namibia Premier League (NPL) log standing after a 2-all draw against Civics at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday.
A win would have seen African Stars back on top position which it dominated for a long time.
Civics led the match 2-0 at halftime through Lourens Kaapama’s two free kicks.
African Stars opened their tally through Clarence Foroma from a rebounded penalty kick by Bradley Wermann, and Johannes Seibeb equalised in the last minutes of the game.
African Stars now have 29 points, just one point behind defending champions Black Africa with 30 points.
On Friday evening, Tigers beat Tura Magic 3-0 at the same stadium.
Also on Saturday, Mighty Gunners and Orlando Pirates drew two-all at the Mokati Stadium in Otjiwarongo, while Blue Waters and Eleven Arrows played to a one-all stalemate at the Narravile Rugby Stadium.
SKW and Rundu Chiefs also played to a one-all draw at the SKW stadium in the capital.