Archive - Feb 2006
The 17th Joseph & Snyman Ladies 5km run and walk again benchmarked Beate Naigambo as the fastest lady on the block. She ran the 5km in 18 minutes 17 seconds and looks on top form for her onslaught in the marathon at the Commonwealth Games.
DTS scored an upset 3-1 win against Unam in a menâ??s Premier League match on February 17.
It was Unamâ??s first defeat in ages, and they were not helped by an undisciplined performance that saw two of their players being sin-binned for foul play and abusive behaviour.
Windhoek Old Boys beat Ramblers 3-1 in an Indoor Hockey womenâ??s Premier league match on February 13.
WOB soon took control of the match and forced four short corners to Unamâ??s one in the first half.
DTS beat Unam 3-2 in a hard fought womenâ??s Premier League match on February 11, 2006.
It lived up to its pre-match billing of a grudge match, with DTSâ?? new striker Frieda Kalondo turning out against her former team mates for the first time. Kalondo had a tough time, especially from Unamâ??s tight marking defender Irene Handura, and was eventually sin-binned in the second half after retaliating.
Experience had the upper hand over youth as Ramblers beat Windhoek Old Boys 4-1 in a womenâ??s Premier League match on February 11, 2006.
Ramblers were the defending Indoor League champions, while the youthful WOB side won the field Premier league title for the first time in their history in 2005. On February 11, however, Ramblers convincingly won their encounter.
Unam beat Windhoek Old Boys 6-0 after leading 2-0 at halftime on February 8, 2006.
Old Boys did well to contain Unam in the first half and Unam could only open the scoring in the 17th minute through a short corner goal by Siabonga Martins. Two minutes later Joseph Kashamako made it 2-0 after a fine build-up involving Martins and Heinrich Swartbooi.
Wanderersâ?? womenâ??s Premier League team recorded their first win of the season when they beat Windhoek Old Boys Sports Club 4-2 on February 8, 2006.
Mandi Lessing gave Wanderers an early lead through a field goal, but Shayne Cormack soon equalised from a short corner.
A great individual display by Tania Frankle gave defending champions Ramblers a relatively easy 4-0 win against Unam in a womenâ??s Premier League match on February 6, 2006.
Yolande Karg put Ramblers ahead from a short corner when her shot just crossed the line, and just before halftime, Karg made it 2-0 from another short corner by Silke Pennefather.
Siabonga Martins scored six goals as a rampant Unam beat Wanderers 10-2 to open the defence of their title in style on February 4.
Unam have won the Indoor Hockey Premier League title for the past five years in a row and on this performance showed they will not give their title up easily.
By Mike Cassey
Ali Nuumbembe calls himself â??The Silent Assassinâ? and there are many around the fight beat who have a hunch that the Derbyshire-based Namibian could be a significant player in the lively welterweight division. Ali gets his chance to make a big statement of intent on Sunday, February 12 when he clashes with the tough Ghanaian Joshua Okine in an eliminator for the Commonwealth title on a shared Steve Woods/Maloney Promotions bill at the GH Carnall Leisure Centre in Manchester.