Archive - Sep 2005
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Cash boost for Namibian soccer
How the millions will be spent
Rugby & Cricket qualify for junior World Cup
Namibia?s national men?s hockey team is confident of winning a medal at the African Cup of Nations tournament, which starts in Pretoria, South Africa on October 2.
The men?s team paid a courtesy call on Namibia Sport Commissioner Doc Naobeb on September 27, where national coach Johan Weyhe expressed confidence of winning a medal.
Namibia?s World Boxing Association (WBA) Pan African lightweight champion, Paulus ?The Hitman? Moses, has set his sights on the International Boxing Organisation (IBO) title which was recently won by South Africa?s Isaac Hlatswayo.
Namibian boxer Ali Nuumbembe stopped Gavin Down of Chesterfield in the 3rd round of their contest on September 23.
Ali's work rate was relentless and he broke down his opponent to give him a great victory.
Coastal Pirates from Swakopmund dominated an Inline Hockey tournament presented by Cazadores Club in Windhoek from September 23 to 25.
Pirates won most of the categories contested, from the Boys Under 10 level through to the Open Men and Women?s categories. The Women?s Open category was won by Badgers of Windhoek ahead of Cazadores.
Reinhold Iita beat Luketz Swartbooi by more than a minute to win the final leg of the Old Mutual Victory Races in Windhoek on September 24.
Iita completed the 21km event in a time of 1 hour 06 minutes and 35 seconds, with Swartbooi coming second in 1:07:46. Junior athlete Thomas David came third in 1:09:01.
Western Suburbs beat Rehoboth 22-16 on September 24 to qualify for the semi-finals of the Namibian Club Rugby Championships.
Suburbs? centre Roger Thompson had a great match, scoring 7 points with the boot in windy conditions and impressing with his tactical kicking.
Bank Windhoek on September 22 gave notice that it would cancel its sponsorship agreement with Athletics Namibia (AN) within six months.
The sponsorship agreement, the largest in the history of Namibia Athletics, was signed in September 2003 and amounted to N$2 million over five years. Following the sponsorship, the profile of athletics was lifted considerably with several Bank Windhoek Grand Prix meetings being held which attracted top athletes from countries like South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe.
The visiting cricket team from Mpumalanga Province of South Africa defeated a Namibian Invitational team by six wickets in a three-day game that ended at the Wanderers Cricket Ground on September 20.
Namibia won the ICC Under 15 South and Central African Cricket Competition after overwhelming Malawi by 241 runs in their final match at the Wanderers field on September 17.
Namibia scored 301/1 off their 40 overs, with captain Raymond van Schoor scoring 123 from 108 balls, Rob de Koning 106 and Shaun Ellis 47 not out.