Select Page

Author: Sport Reporter

Long Course Gala attracts 112 swimmers

A total 112 swimmers took to the water and competed in 875 events in the first Bank Windhoek Long Course Gala for the season over the weekend at the Katutura Municipal Swimming Pool. The Long Course Gala consists of four events that are held during the annual swimming season. The clubs participating in the gala are Aqua Swimming Club, Dolphins Swimming Club, Namib Swimming Academy and Marlins Swimming Club. Eliphas Nakaleke, from Aqua Swimming Club, proved to be the star over the weekend by breaking the record for the 50 metre butterfly section in a time of 41.33 in...

Read More

Galz and Goals tourney to host 10 regional teams

The Namibia Footfall Association (NFA) Technical Centre will host the 2017 Galz and Goals National Football and Healthy Lifestyle Championship on Saturday 14 October. The tournament is set to attract 10 regional teams, according to the NFA website. Organised by the Women’s department, the championship returns after a year’s break in 2016, due to financial constraints and looks at scouting some of the girls into national structures. Zambezi and Oshana regions are the latest regions to confirm their participation. Other regions are: Khomas, Otjozondjupa, Karas, Erongo, Omaheke, Ohangwena, Hardap and Kavango West. Galz and Goals Technical assistant Lydia Hatzenberg...

Read More

Brave Warriors to clash with Zimbabwe in Presidential Cup

The 4th edition of the Dr Hage Geingob soccer cup will take place on 11 November at the Sam Nujoma Stadium where the Tafel Lager Brave Warriors will meet Zimbabwe on the playing field. The Cup was officially launched in Windhoek at the Head Office of Namibia Breweries Limited, this week. Samanthe Heyns, Brand Manager: Mainstream at NBL delivered the address on behalf of NBL Managing Director Wessie van der Westhuizen, “This year we are very excited about the fact that the format has changed to now become an officially recognized FIFA international, which provides our national team, the...

Read More

More than 800 athletes pitch at debut long distance run and ride

Jesaja Matheus won the headline event in last Saturday’s Hangana Hake Run & Ride where a crowd of over 800 athletes showed up much to the pleasant surprise of the organisers. Matheus won the marathon in the Open Male category. Second was Sakaria Shifotoka and third, Erich Goeieman. The Run & Ride day comprised social as well as serious competitive events. Many of the athletes used the opportunity to improve their running or cycling times to qualify for major events in South Africa. In addition to the local competitors, athletes came from the U.S.A., Canada, South Africa and Australia....

Read More

Brave Warriors win over Botswana a boost to their 2018 CHAN campaign

The Brave Warriors over the weekend trounced Botswana’s Zebras in an international friendly match played at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. A brace from Peter Shalulile and a goal by Roger Katjiteo propelled the Brave Warriors to a well-deserved 3-1 win. Prior to the game, the Brave warriors coach, Ricardo Mannetti had indicated that the game was set to test his charges in preparations for the 2018 CHAN finals set for January next year. The Brave Warriors will now wait and see who they will play in November as coach Ricardo Mannetti revealed that there will possible be two international...

Read More

Brave Warriors to lock horns with the Zebras in international friendly tie

The men’s national football team, the Brave Warriors will will take on Botswana in an international friendly match in preparations for the upcoming 2018 African Nations Championship at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on 7 October. According to the football associations web page, the Brave Warriors will use the upcoming international match to break some sweat as they engage on rival Botswana at the same venue where Botswana knocked them out of 2016 Cosafa Cup, 5-4 on penalties after a one-all draw at a packed stadium. Ricardo Mannetti, coach of the Brave Warriors said he will use the game to...

Read More

Grassroots football tourney to unite youth

The European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) cluster in Namibia launched the EUNIC 2017 Youth Football Tournament set for 30 September at the Windhoek International School (WIS) under the theme ‘Youth Unite’. Under-15 boys and girls of Windhoek High School, St George’s Diocesan School, Concordia College, Jan Jonker Secondary School, Jakob Marengo Secondary School, Physically Active Youth Namibia, Fidel Castro School and Marthi Ahtisaari Secondary School have formed teams and are to compete representing a EUNIC Namibia member (Goethe-Institut Namibia, Franco Namibian Cultural Centre, Embassy of Finland, Instituto Camoes, British Council, Embassy of Portugal, Embassy of Spain and...

Read More

Junior league points to promising future for hockey at senior and national level

BW Junior Hockey Development League The development league for junior hockey which ran during June and August drew a record 97 teams from more than a dozen schools. The results, released this week, show however that only a handful of schools dominate hockey as a school sport.The development league for junior hockey which ran during June and August drew a record 97 teams from more than a dozen schools. The results, released this week, show however that only a handful of schools dominate hockey as a school sport. In total, 361 matches were played and 968 players were registered....

Read More