Select Page

Author: Sport Reporter

Nedbank Cycle Challenge to kick off in February

The local Nedbank cycling series for this year will off in February, starting with the Road Challenge on 11 February, followed by the popular Kidz Challenge on 24 February, and ending off with the Mountain Bike Challenge scheduled for 25 February. The Road Challenge will start off from Windhoek’s Independence Ave with the friendly support of Windhoek Pedal Power. This unique family event will cater for elite professionals as well as first time cyclists daring to take on the 20,30,60 or 100km race. The Mountain Bike race will conclude the Cycle challenge at Avis Dam. This national mountain bike...

Read More

Annual ‘Volleyball for All’ tourney beckons

The Windhoek Draught DTS Volleyball For All will take place on Saturday, 3 February at the DTS club premises in Windhoek, and from only 240 spaces available for participating teams, 109 have already been booked this week. According to the organisors entries close on 25 January, however, if the maximum total of 240 teams are reached before then, submission for entries automatically closes. Apart from medals, exciting additional prizes can be won for best dressed, sportiest, and best organized team among others. Food stalls will also be present at the event throughout the day, and right after the prize-giving...

Read More

Brave Warriors striker eager to make impact at CHAN tourney

With the 2018 African Nations Championships (CHAN) finals in Morocco kicking off on Friday, Brave Warriors striker Panduleni Nekundi plans on having his scoring shoes at the tournament, as Namibia takes on Ivory Coast, Uganda and Zambia in the first round of their maiden appearance. The Brave Warriors will be playing their first Group B game against Ivory Coast on Sunday, 14 January in Marrakesh and if given the chance to play the Namibia Premier League top goal scorer Panduleni Nekundi is hoping to hit the back of the net. “I’m personally motivated to leave a legacy on this...

Read More

Key Brave Warriors players to miss action in maiden appearance at CHAN tourney in January 2018

The national football team will be making their maiden appearance at the CHAN competition from 14 January as they face Ivory Coast, Uganda and Zambia in group B. The Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti this week on the NFA website revealed that engine room warrior Wangu Gome will not be available for the competition. “ Wangu is on his way to Platinum Stars in South Africa. He spoke to me about it and will join the club after Christmas and I will not stand in his way. Club football is very personal and players have the right to play...

Read More

Final volleyball tournament at Langstrand this Friday to find the King and Queen of the Beach

Langstrand is the setting for the 7th and final volleyball tournament in the 2017 Timeout Beach Series to be played this coming Friday 22 December. The first games start at 08:00 with the finals expected around 16:00. Announcing the Bank Windhoek Beach Bash Volleyball tournament, the series and tournament director, James Verrinder said Friday’s games have attracted some of Namibia’s top players as well as many social and corporate teams. Both the King and Queen of the Beach of last year, Daniel Pfeifer and Carmen Kühn will be playing for the year’s titel. At this point, Pfeifer is the...

Read More

Central golfers snatch cup back from coastal golfers in Senior Open Championship

Gerd Vogel, Bennie Venter and George Vink are the top three golfers in last week’s Senior Open Championship played over two days at Rossmund Golf Course outside Swakopmund. Vogel took home the gold with a 76 stableford score with Venter and Vink both scoring 73. This year 39 golfers took part in the competition with players coming from various inland golf clubs and from the coast. Players competed both individually and on a team basis for the Central versus Coastal trophy. This was the first championship in three where the central players managed to take back the cup from...

Read More

Looser completes hat-trick in 2017 Desert Dash race

Konny Looser scooped the ultimate prize at the Nedbank Desert Dash race for the 3rd time in a row.Looser won in the men’s solo category and walked off with N$34 000 for completing the gruelling race that took place recently in Swakopmund. Looser also managed to set a new record, completing the 369 kilometre stretch in 13 hours and 55 minutes. Following on Looser’s heels was Max Knox who made off with N$19,000 for his solo effort, while Thinus Redelinghuys received N$12,000 for coming third in the men’s solo category. “I would like to applaud each and every one...

Read More

U18-Girls scoop silver at 3×3 Botswana Basketball tourney

The Namibian U18 Basketball Girls won silver medals at the 3×3 Young Lions Cup in Botswana over the weekend. The tournament was organised by the International Basketball Foundation (IBF), and Namibia managed to beat countries like Burundi, Botswana, Seychelles and Swaziland. Only Zimbabwe was able to beat the Namibian team consisting of Nina Simao, Helena Shuumbwa, Idah Angolo and Petrina Aron. The boys participated with a younger U17 team and finished 6th out of 9 teams against their older opponents. All eight Namibian players come from the Basketball Artists School (BAS) Foundation in Katutura and qualified through tournaments held...

Read More
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!