Archive - Nov 2007
Easterns beat Namibia by eight runs in a thrilling SAA Cup one day limited overs match in Benoni on Sunday, November 18.
Easterns batted first and scored 252 for six wickets off their 45 overs.
Their top batsmen were K Lhengeni with 59, D Wiese with 57 and J Booysen with 50.
The three-day SAA Challenge match between Namibia and Easterns ended in a draw in Benoni on Saturday when rain put an end to play.
Namibia dismissed Easterns for 267 runs in their second innings, leaving Namibia a victory target of 349 runs, but when poor light and rain stopped play, Namibia were only on 52 for the loss of two wickets.
Ramblers beat Cymot SKW 2-0 to qualify for the final of the FNB Cup on November 17.
Ramblers took an early lead when Samson John slammed the ball into the net after SKW failed to clear it out of the box from a corner.
Black Africa beat Eleven Arrows 1-0 on November 17 to qualify for the final of the FNB Cup.
Jerome Louis scored the winner midway through the first half when he headed in a Masepo Dausab corner into the net.
Namibiaâ??s Brave Warriors lost 2-0 to Tunisia in a friendly match in Tunis on Saturday evening.
Namibia managed to hold Tunisia to a 0-0 draw at halftime, but Tunisia took the lead in the 57th minute when a cross from the right wing reached an unmarked player on the left of the box who scored from close range.
This weekend sees two cups in Namibiaâ??s capital Windhoek, but only one will be up for grabs â?? the FNB Cup. The other â?? the African Cup of Nations trophy, has been brought to Namibia by African soccer legend and Standard Bank ambassador Abedi Pele as part of a tour to all the competing nations at the 2008 finals in Ghana.
The NFA acting secretary general Barry Rukoro has refuted claims that the NFA was asked for the timeous release of Brave Warriors striker Rudolph Bester, whoâ??s future with the Brave Warriors now seems to be in jeopardy.
By Festus Nakatana
Ghanaian football great Abedi Pele believes Namibia along with other underrated countries can pull off surprises at the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Ghana next year. Pele touched down on Namibian soil with the AFCON trophy on Thursday afternoon and immediately addressed a media conference at the Standard Bank headquarters in the capital.
Okahandja Beauties lead the Khomas Womenâ??s Football League after completion of the first round on November 10.
Beauties beat the NDF Cheetahs 3-0 to finish their first round unbeaten with seven successive victories.
By Festus Nakatana
Eliphas Shivute, who is helping Eleven Arrows midfielder Rudolph Bester to earn a contract abroad has criticised the Namibia Football Association (NFA) of trying to destroy Besterâ??s future. An angry Shivute rubbished reports issued by the NFA secretariat that Bester had jumped camp without permission to fly out of the country to attend trials in Belgrade, Serbia.