Archive - May 31, 2007
By Gudrun Denker
Australia beat Namibia 5-3 in a tightly contested game at the World Inline Hockey Championships on May 31.
Australia, as home team, faced Team Namibia for the starting whistle. Oliver Lohmeier in centre, Michaell Ellinger and Riyaan Ely as wings and Basti Farber hovering behind to prawn on the puck flying back towards him. It took only 27 seconds and Faber had the puck in the net.
Montenegro admitted as 208th FIFA member
The FIFA Congress convened at the Zurich Hallenstadion today, Thursday, 31 May.
Incumbent President Joseph S. Blatter has been confirmed, by acclamation, in his position for a third term of office and Montenegro have been admitted, again by acclamation, as FIFAâ??s 208th member.
More than 120 riders participated in the Pennypinchers Auas View Annual Showjumping and Dressage Grading Tournament which took place at the Auas View Stables from May 25 to 27.
The riders came from all over Namibia, while two riders from South Africa also participated.
Namibia have dropped three places down on the FIFA World Rankings to 131st position in the world.
The rankings for May 2007 indicate that Namibia are now ranked 131st, after being ranked 128th in April.
The Namibia Football Association will launch an Under 17 Youth Development League in the Khomas Region, which is expected to commence on June 16, 2007.
According to a press release, the NFAâ??s technical department decided to launch the Under 17 League in the Khomas Region, while similar leagues in all the other regions will follow suit in the near future.