Otjiwarongo-based Life Fighters have made a strong comeback when they thrashed Blue Waters 4-0 at home, while Civics stayed on course with a 2-0 win over Black Africa.
Agnus Elemu of Life Fighters expressed happiness that his team is gaining momentum again after losing many points in the last three ties.
“We knew we were facing a tough team, but we had prepared well ahead of the match, and I think that’s what gave us an advantage ahead of them. I am overall happy with my team; the way we have been playing shows that we are doing something right. We have regained momentum by winning matches, and that’s the energy we want to keep up with. We want to finish the league at a decent position,” he told New Era Sport.
Fighters now sit seventh on the log-standing with 34 points from 23 games, having lost 9, won 10 games and drawn four.
Gebhardt Hengari of Mighty Gunners also expressed his desire to finish on a high note following a 1-all draw against Julinho Sporting at Rundu Sports Stadium, keeping Gunners in third place on the log with 45 points, two behind second-placed Blue Waters, who have 47 points.
He added they will strive to ensure they finish in the top three.
“The league is becoming tough as it draws to an end. Every team is fighting for points, and you have to make sure you don’t slip. Our aim is to finish in the top three, and that’s what we want. We have a decent team, and we will collect as many points as possible to remain top three or two.”
Civics are positioned 10th with 29 points, while Julinho sits in 13th position on the log-standing with 26 points from 24 matches played.
Stars who still lead the pack played to a 0-0 draw against Tigers are now at 61 points after 24 games played, while Blue Waters remain second with 47 points.
In the bottom three, Eleven Arrows, who are 14th on the log, currently have 21 points – the same as Black Africa, who are positioned 15th, while Citizen, who seem to be relegation bound, are in last place with 11 points on the 16-team log.