MARIENTAL: The defending football champions of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) annual sports tournament, Hardap One defeated the Ohangwena police’s team 5-3 in the opening games of the competition at Mariental on Monday.
Hardap Regional Sports Officer, Chief Inspector Gerson Garoeb told Nampa upon enquiry Wednesday that while Hardap One was victorious, Hardap Two lost 5-0 against Khomas One on the same day.
Both the Khomas and Hardap Regions have two police football teams participating in the 18th NamPol sports tournament.
Garoeb noted that Hardap One will face the Karas team on Thursday.
Meanwhile, the Karas police’s football team goes up against Caprivi today. Male and female teams from all 13 regions are competing in sports such as football, darts, tug-of-war, pool, volleyball and netball during the tournament. Garoeb could not provide the results of the games and fixtures for other sports as they were yet to be released.
The final game of the tournament, where the overall 2012 champions will be crowned, is expected to take place on Saturday.
Khomas was crowned the overall winner of last year’s tournament.