Dieter “Steini” Steinmetz Easter Soccer Cup

Rudi Bowe

The Atlantis Sport Club hosted a 5-a-side soccer tournament on the club’s sport field over the Easter weekend in Walvis Bay.

The Atlantis B team is the winner of the first edition of the Dieter “Steini” Steinmetz Easter Soccer Cup after beating the Atlantis A team 4-1 in the finale.
The eight teams that participated in the tournament were; Atlantis A, Atlantis B, Guan’s Packaging A, Guan’s Packaging B, Tunacor Fisheries, Namibian Pie Company, OTB Sport and Wesbank Transport. A total of 32 games were played and 103 goals were scored.
Organiser Oswaldo Dos Santos said that the Easter tournament was hosted in honour of Dieter “Steini” Steinmetz the Honorary President until he passed away last year at the age of 78. He was without a shadow of doubt the backbone and pillar of the Sports Club’s Foundation.
According to Dos Santos, Steini was a left winger for Atlantis Football Club and also represented Namibia (that time South West Africa) at a provincial level and upon his retirement, he was named Honorary President of the Atlantis Football Club.”
Namibian Pie Company beat Guan’s Packaging A 3-1 to end third at the Easter tournament.
The Atlantis over 30 players beat a Namibian over 30 NAVY team 18-0 in an over 30 eleven a side.
The top goal scorers were Bernito du Toit with 15 goals and Renaldo Humphries with 7 goals with Xylo Farmer and Shadiek Humpries the top goal keepers
The Atlantis Sport Club thanked the Walvis Bay Mayor all the players and the sponsors Cavema Fishing, OTB Sport, Hydroweld, Namibia Ship Chandlers, Cave fishing and staffs, Playtime Namibia Sport Development Trust, the seasoned Erongo football referees Andre Helmut, Jason Ngesheya, Akuumba Andrias and Deon Gamab who officiated the matches, the Atlantis F.C management and Atlantis Sport Club .

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