Archive - Jun 2005
Namibian junior tennis star Jurgens Strydom won his first round doubles match at Junior Wimbledon on June 29.
Strydom teamed up with Christopher Llewellyn of Great Britain to beat Anas Fattar of Morocco and Aly El Sherbini of Egypt in a tight three-setter 4-6, 7-6, 6-4.
Louis Burger scored his first century for Namibia as they beat Ireland by four wickets in a friendly match on June 29.
Ireland batted first and were struggling at 61 for five wickets, when John bray came to their rescue. He scored 127 runs which enabled Ireland to post a formidable total of 272 after 50 overs.
Namibia?s young tennis star Jurgens Strydom nearly caused a major upset at the Junior Wimbledon tennis tournament on June 27, before going down in three sets to the third-seeded Leonardo Mayer from Argentina.
DTS beat Rehoboth 2-0 in a men?s Premier League hockey match on June 25 to move up to third position on the log.
Rehoboth in their first season in the Premier League, gave a good account of themselves, but DTS? experience proved decisive in the end. With Sedric Makati back in the team following a two-month suspension after a fight with Unam?s Siabonga Martin in the Indoor Hockey League, DTS took control of the midfield and created several chances.
Jurgens Strydom became the first Namibian junior tennis player to qualify for the Junior Wimbledon championships that is currently taking place in London. (Elisma Nortje participapetd in the senior Wimbledon championships in 1992 -1993.)
Ingo Waldschmidt on a 450cc Yamaha, dominated the First National Bank MX Trophy at the Gallina Race Track outside Windhoek on June 25.
Waldschmidt notched up an Open Class win and claimed the FNB King of the Dirt title to establish a sizeable lead on the Namibian Motocross Championships table.
Namibia?s national cricket team won its opening two friendly matches against Guernsey and Bermuda with ease, in preparation for the ICC Trophy tournament, which begins in Belfast, Ireland on June 30.
Pepsi Unam demolished Ramblers 9-0 in a men?s Premier League hockey match on June 18.
In his first game back after a two-month suspension, Siyabonga Martins scored a hat-trick to underline his class. Other scorers for Pepsi Unam were Heinrich Swartbooi (2), team captain Joseph Kashamako, Erwin Handura, Bentley Suze and Evarastus Kaishungu.
In a dazzling display of class and strength the Blue Bulls overpowered a Windhoek Barbarians side 107-0 at the Hage Geingob Stadium, in Windhoek, on June 17.
The Bulls scored 17 tries in a totally one-sided affair and flyhalf Derick Hougaard converted eleven of his 17 attempts at the poles.
Defending champions Pepsi Unam took the lead in the Field Hockey Men?s Premier League after beating Bytes DTS 3-1 on June 11.
DTS dominated the first half and opened the scoring through Under 21 national midfielder Emile Dorgeloh in the 11th minute.