Concordia and Kolen Foundation record first FNB Classic Clashes wins
12 June 2018 | Education
The FNB Classic Clashes started off at Concordia College on 31 May with a soccer match between Concordia College and Rocky Crest High School.
The schools sport competition, which was initiated by First National Bank (FNB) in 2008, has grown considerably over the past years.
Concordia College won their first FNB Classic Clashes soccer match compellingly against Rocky Crest High School at the Concordia College soccer field in Windhoek.
Scoring the first goal of the match Hange Mbaunguraije, a player from Concordia College was awarded star player of the game while the second goal was scored by Tjongarero Tjazupo also a player from Concordia college.
Hange Mbaunguraije was also walked away with the title FNB Man of the Match.At the end of the game Concordia won by 2-0 against Rock Crest.
After the match, Kaulinge Joseph, the couch of Concordia, said that their school has been playing Rocky Crest for almost three years and thus knew their game plan.
“Our plan was to attack the midfielders and when we attack, we made sure the defenders made a lot of mistakes and we capitalised on that,” he said
He further said that it was an exciting match and he would like to tell Rocky Crest that they should keep doing it. Keep it up, it’s an interesting event and he believes that it keeps a lot of kids off the street.
Hange Mbaunguraije, Man of the Match,said he was very pleased with the way his team played and he considered it to be a fair game.Hange also thanked the organisers for bringing about such games to the youth.
”To Rocky Crest: Just try harder next time. Thank you to FNB Namibia and Aquasplash for helping us showcase our talent, keep on doing it every year,” he said
Over the first weekend of June other FNB Classic Clashes matches took place at the coast. West Side High was defeated by their old rivals Kolen Foundation by a score of 1-4,while Coastal High were beaten at home with 3:4 on penalties against Swakopmund Secondary School.
Alberto Katiti,team captain of Kolen Foundaton stated that his team was determined and ambitious thus they managed to out scale the other team.It was a fair and great game.
“I would like to say thank you to FNB and AquaSplash for sponsoring us and we look forward to more exciting events like this,” he said