NCS take SSFD lead

Paulus Hamutenya in action for Mariental SC against Ramblers. Photo: Helge Schütz

Namibia Correctional Service went to the top of the Southern Stream First Division log after beating their closest rivals Blue Boys 2-0 at Mariental yesterday. 

Goals in each half by Nehemiah Ndengu and Stephen Kharigub gave them the victory which put them three points clear at the top of the log at about the halfway stage of the league. 

On Saturday, both teams recorded victories, with NCS beating third-placed Eleven Arrows 2-1 at Mariental, while Blue Boys beat Latinos 4-1 at the Reho Stadium in Rehoboth. 

NCS now lead the log on 25 points from 10 matches, followed by Blue Boys on 22 points, while Eleven Arrows are third on 18 points. 

Arrows on Saturday lost 2-1 to NCS at Mariental, but yesterday they got back to winning ways after beating Latinos 2-0 at Rehoboth. 

Three teams are tied on 17 points each, with Mariental Sport Club in fourth place on the log due to a better goal aggregate. On Saturday they lost 2-1 to Ramblers in Windhoek, but yesterday bounced back with a 3-1 victory against Black Africa at Mariental. 

They have a +7 goal aggregate, just one goal ahead of Dates Eleven, who beat Black Africa 6-2 at Rehoboth on Saturday and drew 1-1 against Ramblers in Windhoek yesterday. 

Davos FC moved up to sixth place on 17 points with a zero goal aggregate after collecting maximum points over the weekend. 

On Saturday they beat Oranjemund FC 2-1 in Windhoek, and followed that up with a 5-1 win against Try Again in Windhoek yesterday. 

DTS and Ramblers, who are both near the bottom of the log, picked up valuable points over the weekend. 

Ramblers beat Mariental FC 2-1 on Saturday and drew 1-1 against Dates Eleven yesterday to move up to ninth position on 10 points, just ahead of Oranjemund FC on goal aggregate. 

DTS beat Try Again 3-1 on Saturday, but lost 5-0 to Oranjemund yesterday and are now second last on the log on seven points. 

Black Africa’s woes, meanwhile, continued as their winless run continued over the weekend. On Saturday they lost 6-2 to Dates Eleven and yesterday lost 3-1 to Mariental to remain at the bottom of the log on zero points from four matches.

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