Archive - Jun 2006
South Africa beat Swaziland 5-1, after leading 3-0 at halftime in a menâ??s soccer match at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on June 29.
The victory put South Africaâ??s campaign back on track after they suffered a 1-0 defeat against Namibia the previous day.
South Africaâ??s Under 20 women's soccer team thrashed their Namibian counterparts 6-0 at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on June 29.
In a game that markedly underlined the differences in class and quality between the two country's female footballing structures, the talented South Africans were already 3-0 up at half-time and could easily have scored more had some easy chances not been squandered.
A confident Zambian men's Under 20 soccer team ended Mozambique's hopes of advancing beyond the first round at the Zone VI Youth Games when they cruised to a 4-0 win at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on June 29.
South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Botswana remained unbeaten after the second day of the tennis tournament at the SADC Youth Games on June 29.
South Africa, Namibia and Zimbabwe all recorded easy wins, but Botswana had to pull out all the stops to beat Lesotho.
South Africaâ??s netball team remained on course for the final after beating Swaziland 51-35 at the SADC Youth Games on June 29.
Swaziland gave a spirited display and were not overawed. Their tall goal shooter Winile Manyatsi was accurate in front of goals, while their centre and captain Lebsile Msibi initiated many attacks.
Namibiaâ??s basketball team suffered their first defeat at the SADC Youth Games when they were comprehensively outplayed by Zimbabwe on June 29.
Zimbabwe won the match 113-50 to record their second victory and remain unbeaten in the tournament.
According to the local organising committee chairperson of the Zone VI Youth Games currently underway in Windhoek, Namibia, the organisational â??hiccupsâ? and shortcomings experienced so far were to be expected.
A 10-man Namibia pulled off a major shock to beat South Africa 1-0 in a menâ??s soccer match at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on June 28.
Namibia were reduced to 10 men in the 25th minute when star striker Lazarus Kaimbi was sent off after receiving a second yellow card. Before that Kaimbi had caused havoc down the right wing with his penetrating runs and his loss was a major blow for the home team.
South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Botswana recorded easy victories, winning all their matches on the opening day of the tennis tournament at the SADC Youth Games on June 28.
South Africa were far too strong for Swaziland, dropping just two games in four matches.
Namibia beat Zambia 44-31 in a physical and hard fought netball encounter at the SADC Youth Games on June 28.
Namibia took an early 12-6 lead at the end of the first quarter, and went into halftime with a healthy 24-13 lead. Zambia did well to match Namibia after the break with the third quarter score being 35-24 in Namibiaâ??s favour.