Pirates administrator Floyd Mbele represented the team at the launch of the competition, which took place at Windhoek on Wednesday.
“We accepted the invitation to play in this four team tournament involving two South African sides in the form of Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns who are coincidentally the two time defending champions of the Cup,” Mbele told the club’s website.
“The two SA sides will face off against Namibian opposition in the form of the local Premier League champions, Tigers FC and a fourth sides to be decided from a pool of 15 Namibian Premier Division teams via a national campaign where the Namibian public will be afforded an opportunity to vote in the 4th team via a sms voting system.”
The cup is named after the Namibian State president Dr. Geingob, who is also the patron of the competition.
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