Archive - Jun 2006
The Rencontres Peugeot Roland Garros tennis tournament was staged at the Central Tennis Club in Windhoek on June 3 and 4, 2006.
A total of 54 players made the trip from as far afield as Keetmanshoop, Otjiwarongo and Henties Bay to participate in this annual favourite.
By Bernd Kroemer
During the "WESBANK Moto Cross Challenge" Ronnie Adams proved that he is presently in top form. And this is expected of him, as he is going to represent Namibia at the Grand Prix in Sun-City / South Africa.
A clinic for swimming coaches was held recently in Windhoek. This course was held under the auspices of the world swimming federation, FINA, as part of the Fina Development programme and was initiated and organized by the Namibian Swimming Union.
Namibia Airports Company won the 2006 Topscore 7-a-side Soccer Tournament for companies after beating Namib Mills 1-0 in the final on June 2.
On a cold winterâ??s evening at the Ramblers Sports Field, the NAC scored shortly after halftime and then held onto their lead by using defensive tactics.
South Africa were the overall winners of the Zone Six Amateur Boxing Championships which was concluded with the finals on Saturday evening.
South Africa came first with a total of four gold, two silver and three bronze medals, followed by Namibia with three gold, three silver and one bronze medal. Botswana came third with one gold, three silver and five bronze medals.
A goal by Ettienne Beukes in extra time gave Orlando Pirates a 1-0 victory over Cymot SKW in the MTC NFA Cup final on June 3.
Piratesâ?? captain Riaan Cloete challenged SKW goalie Heribert Kapeng for a high ball and the ball fell loose to Beukes who stabbed it into the net from an acute angle.
Two more Namibian boxers have progressed to the finals of the Zone 6 Boxing Championships following the second round of semi-final bouts on June 2.
In a 64kg encounter Namibiaâ??s Axtofel Shivute beat O Kayuni of Malawi on points over four rounds, and in a 69kg encounter, Namibiaâ??s Desmond Kasuto beat C van Heerden of South Africa on points over four rounds.
Namibian boxers fared well after the first two days of the Zone Six Senior Boxing Championships which is currently taking place in Windhoek.
On completion of the first session of semi-finals on June 2, three Namibians had progressed to the finals.
Weekend Sporting Guide: June 2 - 4
MTC NFA Cup final
The curtain will be drawn on the 2005/06 football season when the MTC NFA Cup final takes place at Windhoekâ??s Independence Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
Both SKW and Orlando Pirates are fit and ready for Saturday's much anticipated MTC NFA Cup final. This was said by the two team's respective coaches at a press conference at Soccer House today.
â??I'm very proud of my team for the fantastic soccer we delivered throughout the season. Hopefully we'll win,â? said Richard Starcker, coach of SKW. â??I've got a system that the players must implement. If they do, we'll walk away with the cup.â?