Windhoek – The youthful Saints hockey team will doubtlessly be the team to watch in this year’s Bank Windhoek Senior Indoor Hockey Premier Men’s league.
The Saints dominated in their second round clash against Windhoek Old Boys Bullets, winning the contest by 11 goals to 1 with the top net-busters in last Friday’s match were Ivan Semedo (4) and Cody van der Merwe (3).
However, the Saints might meet their match when they run out against the much sturdier team of DTS at the Windhoek Show Grounds, today.
Coastal giants Sparta, who have not played in the premier league for the last couple of seasons experienced a setback last weekend when they were forced to play without a goalkeeper.
The seasiders are now looking forward to maximize home ground advantage when they welcome Wanderers and Windhoek Old Boys, later this afternoon.
Last weekend Old Boys Mad Maroons faced their first test of the season against the fast-paced team from UNAM. The game was very close with goals registered at regular intervals coupled with a penalty save by Mad Maroons goalie, Jacobs Coetzee. The match ended in a narrow win for the Old Boys (5-3).
In Windhoek, the pair of university compatriots, UNAM and NUST, will square off this weekend at DTS. The match promises to be an exciting affair with the usually willing and hard playing NUST team gaining more experience as the season progresses.
In the Women’s division, the ever-improving mighty Saints and WOBSC met each other last week in a pulsating clash of the titans. Hopefully, the Saints can maintain their good form going into this weekend match against DTS at the Windhoek Show Grounds, today.
United, who experienced an unlucky spell last weekend losing both their matches against Wanderers 8-2 and NUST 4-1 respectively, will be looking for revenge when they confront NUST for the second successive weekend.