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Author: Sport Reporter

Veii spearheading new BAS Foundation

Auguste Nyambali-Hategekimana, Ramah Mumba, Paulus Lewin, Frank Albin, Ananias Niizimba and Katrina Gowases hold the ball with Dr. Vetumbuavi Veii (middle) who was recently, appointed as chairperson of the newly founded Basketball Artists School (BAS) Foundation. Retired Director of Sport Dr. Veii will be assisted by the board members, Katrina Gowases, Hans Hamukoto, Paulus Lewin, Esther Utjiua Muinjangue, Auguste Nyambali-Hategekimana, Ananias Niizimba as well as BAS founder Frank Albin. Executive Director of the BAS Foundation is Ramah Mumba said,.”I personally have seen the value of this programme as it adds to our children, especially with the educational background. So...

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Youth Football League kicks off this weekend

Organizers of the newly founded HopSol Youth Football league said they are happy with the received entries that have exceeded expectations. The HopSol Youth Soccer league plans to get just close to 1 000 kids off the streets, using football as a medium. Approximately, 1 012 boys from 20 schools and clubs will participate in the league which kicks off on Friday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. The first match will take place at 15:00 between the U/19 teams, Cosmos High School and Academia High School. “It’s encouraging to note that the HopSol Youth Football League will create positive...

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Offroad bike championships kick-start

Off-road motorbike and quad bike ‘junkies’ last weekend converged at Farm Omakwara to participate in the 2017 Bank Windhoek Namibia Enduro Championship. Close to 70 riders from across the country entered the first race, which according to organisers was characterised by endless turns on the red sandy surface. Fifteen riders entered the most competitive Open Motorbikes Class, and one of the most interesting duels of the championship went into the first round in this division. Each rider had to complete three laps of approximately 50 km, with only a few seconds between Marcel Henle (KTM) and Henner Rusch (KTM)...

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Beach Volleyball Fun Days at the Dome in Swakop

The players of the Timeout Beach Volleyball Academy are practising hard for the first of four Beach Volleyball Fun Days, sponsored by Refuse Solutions and hosted at the new beach volleyball courts at the Dome in Swakopmund. The event is scheduled over two days, On Saturday 04 March, a Youth Beach Volleyball Fun Day will be hosted for players aged 10 to 15 and on Sunday 05 March for adult beginners and social players. Refuse Solutions constructed a beach volleyball facility that is able to house two international-sized courts first used for the Refuse Solutions Zone 6 Beach Volleyball...

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Cattle county to host Global United Climate Kick tourney

Her Worship Ms. Lea Iipinge, Mayor of Gobabis, has expressed her town’s excitement about the 2017 FNB Global United Climate Kick, which will take place in Gobabis from 15 to 18 March. The Global United Football Club Namibia started in 2010. The 2010 event was used as a forerunner to the Soccer World Cup hosted in neighbouring South Africa. In April 2011, the objective shifted to bringing about positive environmental change in the communities. The Mayor of Gobabis said the initiative will create a better understanding of the role citizens play in combating climate change by participating in this...

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CFC1, SKW2 dominate at fistball tourney

The opening tournament of the Fistball Season got off to a thrilling start last week at the Swakopmund Football Club with Cohen Fistball Club (CFC 1) and Sport Klub Windhoek (SKW 2) winning and retaining the title in their respective categories. The officials of the Namibian Fistball Association spiced things up and combined Categories A and B so teams had to play on a round robin basis. For the final after the preliminary round, the best two teams of the respective categories played against each other. CFC 1 remained undefeated in all seven their games. Gian Rudolph who usually...

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After-school basketball project rewards top-notch students

BAS seniors players Vicky Ndjambula, Mantius Amukoshi, Nina Simao, Idah Angolo, Helena Shuumbwa, Coordinator Malakia Matias, Gerson van Ster, Director Ramah Mumba, Thandi Boois and Michael Shikemeni, were last week rewarded by the Basketball Artists School (BAS) for excelling in their respective classes at school.   The awards ceremony which took place in Katutura were attended by all BAS Rookies, Juniors, Seniors, staff, coaches and volunteers. A total of 44 academic rewards were handed out. Certificates were given based on academic performance and commitment, while special awards which included best attendance and recognition of tutors were also handed out....

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Saints off to a good start for the season

The youthful Saints team will be the team to watch in the 2017 Bank Windhoek Senior Indoor Hockey Premier Men’s League, after they dominated their second week match against the Windhoek Old Boys Bullets, to win the match 11 to 1. The top goal scorers last week were Ivan Semedo, who scored four goals and Cody van der Merwe who bagged three. This coming weekend they might meet their match when they face DTS at the Windhoek Show Grounds on Saturday afternoon. Sparta, who hasn’t played in the premier league for the last couple of seasons and who had...

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