Debmarine Namibia has handed over players' kits for the Debmarine cup final that will take place this coming Saturday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in the capital.
The University of Namibia (UNAM) FC and African Stars FC are to meet in the final and an exhibition match will also be played by the National U23 team.
Speaking at the launch of the cup in March, Otto Shikongo, the chief executive officer of Debmarine Namibia said they are aiming at improving young Namibians through the popular sport of football
“They remain rough diamonds that need polishing through trainings and encouragement. Through the sponsorship of the Debmarine Namibia Cup, we are also assisting in having their abilities recognised and polished and leading them towards winning teams or exceptional youngsters being discovered. From the outset we have said that our support of this football cup is aimed at turning dreams into reality especially for our youth. At Debmarine Namibia we believe that sport sponsorship nurtures socio-economic benefits for communities,” he said.
He added that as a corporate company, Debmarine Namibia strives to ensure that it also acts in a socially responsible manner by empowering and uplifting the youth through sports.
Spectators can expect a fun-filled day at the stadium as the first 100 soccer lovers will get a special gift from Sparky the Debmarine Namibia Cup mascot.
Namibian Annual Music Awards best female and male artist of the year winners Sally Boss Madam and Kalux will also perform as part of the official program.