Alnur FA wins exciting Ramblers U/21 tournament

In a thrilling final, Alnur FA emerged victorious in the Bank Windhoek Ramblers U/ 21 tournament, held in Oshakati on Saturday.

The team clinched the championship title after defeating last year’s runner-up, A-Class Academy, in a marathon penalty shootout.

The match ended goalless, both teams created chances but in the end they failed to score.

This was not the first time the two teams had faced each other in the tournament.

They had previously met on the opening day of Group B, with Alnur FA winning 2-1.

However, this result proved inconsequential, as both teams advanced to the final due to their performances in the group stage.

In the highly anticipated final, both teams battled for glory, but neither could find the back of the net during regulation time.

The match went to a penalty shootout, with Alnur FA and A-Class Academy taking turns trying to convert their spot kicks.

After 16 attempts, Alnur FA emerged victorious by converting 14 penalties, while A-Class Academy missed three.

The Alnur coach was delighted with the victory and attributed his team’s victory to their thorough preparation and unwavering fighting spirit.

The coach praised the determination and resilience of his players and stated that their hard work and commitment paid off in the end.

“We prepared well for this tournament and our players showed great fighting spirit throughout the competition,” he said.

“I am proud of each and every one of them for their excellent performance.”

The tournament provided an exciting platform for young footballers to showcase their skills and compete against some of the best teams in the country.

Alnur FA’s victory is a testament to their dedication and teamwork, and they will no doubt look to build on this success in future competitions.

As for A-Class Academy, they will have to regroup and recharge for next year’s tournament, determined to regain their title.

Despite their defeat, they can be proud of their performance and look forward to another opportunity to challenge Alnur FA in future matches.