Archive - 2005
Wanderers surprised Unam with a hard fought 2-1 win in a Tafel Lager women?s Premier League match on March 2.
Unam were favourites to win the match, but a fired-up Wanderers ran out deserved winners against an under-strength Unam side that included three second team players. One of them, goalie Emsie Skrywer had to receive treatment after colliding with a flying Jarine le Roux, which personified Wanderers? determination and gutsy performance.
DTS went back to the top of the log after beating Wanderers 6-0 in a Tafel Lager Indoor Hockey men?s Premier League match on February 28.
Aided by some great goalkeeping by Fanie Dorfling, Wanderers did well to restrict DTS? lead to 2-0 at halftime, but DTS turned up the tempo after the break to record a comfortable victory.
Ramblers turned on the pressure in the second half to easily beat Windhoek Old Boys Social Club (WOB) 7-1 in a Tafel Lager women?s Premier League match on February 28.
In an intriguing encounter between the youthful WOB team and the experienced Ramblers side, WOB did well to restrict Ramblers to a 2-1 lead at halftime. Christa Kayser put Ramblers ahead in the 3rd minute, but Nicki Malherbe replied for WOB four minutes later.
Ewald Vermeulen of Eros Bowling Club beat Douw Calitz of Windhoek Country Club in a thrilling final to win the men?s title at the Windhoek Closed Singles Bowls Championships on February 27.
Vermeulen beat Calitz by the narrowest of margins, 16 and a half to 16 to qualify for the World Singles Championships, which take place in Australia in November. Calitz, of course, won the World Singles Championships in Australia in 2003.
Cordula Moller of Swakopmund was the overall winner of the Coca Cola National Triathlon Championships in Swakopmund on February 26.
Moller led the championships, which consisted of a 1 500m swim, 40km cycle and 10km run, from start to finish to win in a time of 2:15:39. Another female triathlete, Zoe Mitchell came second overall in 2:21:21, while the first male Andrew Rowles came third overall in 2:24:49.
Salomo David of Welwitchia 77 Athletics Club won the Rossing National Marathon Championships for the third time in Swakopmund on February 26.
David pulled away from Tuhafeni Petrus about 3km before the end to win in a time of 2:22:28. Petrus came second in 2:23:48, while Luketz Swartbooi came third in 2:26:18.
Unam went to the top of the men?s Premier League log after beating Windhoek Old Boys Social Club (WOB) 5-2 in a Tafel Lager Indoor Hockey match on February 23, but they had to work hard to maintain their unbeaten record.
Wanderers beat Windhoek Old Boys Social Club 3-2 in an uninspiring Tafel Lager Indoor Hockey Women?s Premier League match on February 23.
Corne du Plessis opened the scoring for Wanderers from a 7th minute short corner, but Lizelle van der Walt soon equalised for WOB.