Archive - Jul 2006
Namibia won the overall gold medal in the boxing tournament at the SADC Zone 6 Youth Games after lodging a successful appeal.
The organisers had first stated that South Africa had won the overall gold since they had a slightly better medal standing.
Angola and Mozambique won gold medals in the men and womenâ??s basketball competitions at the SADC Youth Games on July 4.
Angolaâ??s menâ??s team maintained their unbeaten record at the tournament to beat Mozambique 77-63 in their final match on July 4.
The Botswana men's football team advanced to the finals of the football tournament at the Zone VI Youth Games after dispatching Namibia 3-0 today at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek.
Although the Namibians started strongly and dominated possession and territory throughout, it was the Batswana who made good use of their limited opportunities in the Namibian box.
The South African men's football team at the Zone VI Youth Games booked their place in the final of the football tournament after a tough game on July 4 at the Sam Nujoma Stadium against the talented Zambian side. The final score-line was 3-2.
South Africa built up a healthy lead on the medals standings after the second day of athletics at the SADC Youth Games on July 4.
South Africa were leading with a total of 28 medals, made up of 14 gold, 10 silver and 4 bronze medals.
South Africa won the gold medal in the tennis competition at the SADC Youth Games after beating Botswana 4-1 in the final on July 4.
The pressure was on Botswana from the start as South Africa won the opening two singles matches, and although Botswanaâ??s number one male Bokong Setshogo managed to win his singles match, South Africa held on for a comfortable win in the end.
South Africa and Botswana progressed to the finals of the tennis competition at the SADC Youth Games after beating Namibia and Zimbabwe respectively in Windhoek on July 3.
South Africa and Namibia were tied at 2-all after the singles encounters, but South Africa went on to win both the boys and girlsâ?? doubles matches to win the tie 4-2.
South Africa took an early lead after the first dayâ??s athletics events at the SADC Youth Games in Windhoek on July 3.
South Africa had a total of 13 medals (5 gold, 7 silver and 1 bronze), followed by Zimbabwe (3 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze) and Namibia (2 gold, 1 silver and 7 bronze medals).
Zambia beat Botswana 2-0 on July 2 to qualify for the semi-finals of the menâ??s soccer competition.
Zambian striker Simon Lupiya opened the scoring with a 31st minute goal, while their captain, midfielder Sebastian Mwanza scored the second goal midway through the second half.
Botswana took an early lead against Namibia in their tennis Group B encounter on July 2.
Namibiaâ??s top ranked male player, Jurgens Strydom suffered a surprise defeat against Botswanaâ??s number one, Bokong Setshogo. Strydom won the first set 6-4, but then Bokong took control, winning the next two sets 6-3, 6-3.