Archive - Sep 2006
North West Dragons were in a strong position against Namibia before lunch on the final day of their three-day friendly match at the Wanderers field on September 30.
Chasing an unlikely winning target of 392, Namibia were 107 for two wickets after 31 overs on the final day.
Namibia opens its cricket season with a friendly match against the North West Dragons at the Wanderers field this weekend.
The Dragons got off to a good start yesterday, retiring at 370/7 on a wicket that wasnâ??t helping the bowlers very much.
Namibian womenâ??s soccer is on the road to recovery with recent positive developments pointing to a bright future.
After an absence of a year, the womenâ??s soccer league will once again kick off on October 21, with games scheduled to take place in the four regions of Khomas, Kunene, Karas and Kavango.
The Namibian soccer team have a tough hurdle in their forthcoming match in the African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Ethiopia in Windhoek on October 7.
The Brave Warriors, who opened their campaign with a valiant 3-2 loss against the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in Kinshasa last month, have to beat Ethiopia if they hope to remain in contention in the Group 10 qualifiers.
The October 2006 issue of Namibia Sport is on sale now at leading retailers like Model Pick & Pay and CNA.
Its do or die against Ethiopia
South Africa have called up two foreign-based players for the second leg of their Under-23 Olympic soccer qualifier against Namibia in Windhoek on October 8.
Coach Steve Komphela has included Swedish-based midfielder Lance Davids and Dutch-based striker Stanton Lewis from Ajax Amsterdam in his squad of 16 players.
North West Dragons made a strong start to their friendly match against Namibia on September 28 when they reached 322 for seven wickets off 72 overs.
On a flat wicket, offering bowlers little assistance, the visitors were in control from the start. Opener Jimmy Kgamadi scored 51 while fellow opener C Jonker was dismissed for 33.
Internal squabbles and corruption are hampering the development of sport in Namibia.
The former President of Namibia and patron of the Namibia National Olympic Committee (NNOC), Sam Nujoma made this assertion at the official opening of the Olympic House in Windhoek on Wednesday.
Quinton Jacobs and Heini Isaacks have been called up to the Namibian soccer team which is preparing for the African Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia in Windhoek on October 7.
Jacobs has signed a two year contract with Norwegian first division side Bryne FK while Isaacs, who turned out for Premier League champions Civics, is now playing in Denmark.
The last event of the motocross season will be held in Swakopmund over the weekend when riders from all corners of Namibia will fight it out for top honours.
Ronnie Adams, who leads the Open Class category, and his rival Tommi Gous, do not favour the soft sand at the coast. The scenario gives Brannigan â??Animalâ? Wise a good chance to surprise everybody on this traditional track. Riding a small 125cc bike though will handicap Wise. Shawn Bruwer, Frank Klosta, Angolan Jose Teixeira and Alexander Howard will also be determined to fight for the top spot in this class.