Archive - Jul 2006
Namibia Sport scooped the sport awards at the annual Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Media Awards last month.
Our investigative reporter Frederico Links won the Sport Reporter of the Year award while Namibia Sport editor Helge Schutz won the Sport Photographer of the Year award.
By Frederico Links
According to FIFA, the problems of Namibian football are so deep-seated that a total re-organisation and re-construction of football structures, from the constitution to NFA competitions, is required.
The August 2006 issue of Namibia Sport is on sale now at leading retailers like Model Pick & Pay and CNA.
FIFAâ??s investigation into Namibian football
In a race featuring most of the top road athletes in Namibia on Saturday, July 29, Frans Hosea and Hilaria Johannes emerged as the PriceWaterHouseCoopers 15km Champions for 2006.
Frans finished in 48m 25s followed closely by Reinhold Iita in 48m 43s. The men's race was hotly contested with Willem Rooi challenging the winners all the way and finishing third in 49m 07s.
Wanderers beat Western Suburbs 28-13 after leading 18-10 at halftime in a Namibian Premier League rugby match at Suburbs Park on July 29.
The victory put Wanderers at the top of the log, alongside United with 28 points each, while Suburbs remain third on 21 points.
DTS beat Ramblers 3-0 in a menâ??s Premier League hockey match on July 29.
The youthful Ramblers side did well to hold DTS to a goalless first half, but after the break DTSâ?? experience told as they stepped up a gear.
Rugby takes centre stage this weekend with Namibian club matches and the annual Metropolitan Schools Board Trophy scheduled to take place.
Two matches take place in the Namibian Premier League on Saturday, July 29. In Rehoboth its derby day as Rehoboth take on Reho Falcon, while Western Suburbs host Wanderers in Khomasdal.
Namibiaâ??s top womenâ??s fistball team, SKW won a bronze medal after coming third at the Intercontinental Club World Cup in Alhorn, Germany on July 23.
Alhorn, the European champions hosted the tournament, which included Africaâ??s representative, SKW, and the South American club champions, Clube Duque de Caxlas from Brazil.
SKW Gymnastics Academy won most of the gold medals on offer at the Rhythmic Gymnastics National Qualifying competition in Windhoek on July 21 and 22.
More than 100 gymnasts from Tsumeb, Swakopmund, Walvis Bay and Windhoek could be seen in action in about 40 competition categories and age groups. SKW Gymnastics Academy clinched most of the gold medals and proved to be the most successful club of the competition.
Horatius Abrahams received a scholarship of N$5 000 from the Frank Fredericks Foundation on July 25.
The 400m hurdles athlete was the top recipient of athletics scholarships from the FFF, which this year amounted to N$32 000.