Archive - Dec 2007
Zimbabwe won the Cosafa Under 17 tournament in dramatic fashion when they beat South Africa 4-2 on penalties on Saturday afternoon.
In front of about 3 000 fans at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, South Africa took the lead shortly after halftime when they won a corner and Speedy Mabaso dribbled past two defenders to find the net with an angled shot.
Ramblers went to the top of the Namibia Premier league log after beating Eleven Arrows 3-0 at the Ramblers field on Saturday afternoon.
In an entertaining first half, Samson John gave Ramblers an early lead when he headed in from a Raymond Awaseb corner.
A last minute goal by Neville Nanub earned Tigers a 1-all draw against Orlando Pirates at the SKW stadium on Friday night.
Chances were few and far between in the first half as the teams mostly battled it out in midfield.
Zambia won the third place play off at the Cosafa U17 Soccer Championships when they beat Malawi 1-0 on December 14.
Zambiaâ??s second half substitute Humphrey Maseneko scored the winning goal in the 68th minute. Tom Bakala sent a cross into the box and Maseneko headed the ball into the net.
Soccer dominates this weekendâ??s sporting action with local Premier league matches and international matches being hosted in Namibia.
Namibia Premier League
After seven rounds the Namibia Premier League is being hotly contested with four teams level at the top of the log on 13 points.
AK FC extended their lead at the top of the South African Mvela Inland Stream log when they beat Dynamos 1-0 in a top-of-the-league clash on December 8.
Namibian winger Freedom Puriza scored the winning goal in the first half to put AK FC five points clear at the top of the log. AK FC lead the log with 19 points, followed by Dynamos on 14 and Black Aces on 11.
In the second semifinal at the Cosafa Under 17 tournament in Windhoek on Wednesday, Zimbabwe beat Zambia 5-4 on penalties after the teams were tied at 1-all at the end of normal time.
Zimbabwe dominated the first half with Daniel Million especially effective down the right flank.Zambian keeper Kelvin Musonda went off injured in the 16th minute but his replacement, Allen Chibwe pulled off a great save from a Ashley Mukwenya header a minute later.
South Africa qualified for the final of the Cosafa Under 17 soccer tournament after beating Malawi 1-0 at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Wednesday, December 12.
They will now meet Zimbabwe in the final, after they beat Zambia 5-4 on penalties in the second semifinal.
The Namibia Premier League game between African Stars and Black Africa that was supposed to take place at the SKW field on Wednesday, December 12, was cancelled after Black Africa alleged that the referee Matthew Katjimune was drunk.
Press release issued by the Namibia Amateur Swimming Union
The Northern Cape Aquatic Sport Associationâ??s (NOCASA) sprint gala was held in Upington during the first week of December and was attended by a total of 450 swimmers from South Africa and Namibia.