Archive - Jun 2007
The artistic gymnastics season for the central zone gymnasts started in Windhoek on Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23 with the Hollard Central Zone Championships.
A total of 45 boys competed on Friday afternoon and 142 girls on Saturday.
The team of S. Bala is riding the crest of the wave in the newly-established Khomasdal Under-17 Youth Soccer League after collecting maximum points in its first four matches over the last two weekends.
Some of Namibia and South Africaâ??s top former soccer players will be in action at the Amos Shiyuka Testimonial Match at Windhoekâ??s Independence Stadium on Saturday, June 30.
An Amos Shiyuka XI will take on a South African Legends XI at Windhoekâ??s Independence Stadium, starting at 16h00.
Okahandja Beauties won the Womenâ??s National Football Championships when they beat archrivals Rehoboth Queens 2-1 at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on June 24.
Beauties dominated the first half and went ahead when Queensâ?? keeper Christina Riedt fumbled a shot by Beauties captain Stella Williams that rolled over the line.
Mighty Gunners from Otjiwarongo are close to being promoted to the Premier League after beating their closest rivals, Chief Santos 3-0 on June 17.
Gunners won the match at home in Otjiwarongo after two goals by Lindon Aseb and one by Victor Amakali. The victory puts them at the top of the Northern Stream First Division log with 50 points from 23 matches, with Chief Santos next on 49 points from 24 matches.
Women's National Football Championships
The National Womenâ??s Football Championships take place at the Telecom Field in Pioniers Park this weekend.
The top two teams from the Khomas, Kunene, Kavango and Karas Regions will battle it out for the first prize of N$20 000, while the runner up will receive N$10 000, the third placed team N$5 000 and the fourth placed team N$2 000.
By Glenn Howard
Namibiaâ??s Erik Hoffmann caused a stir in European cycling when he snatched and held on to the leaderâ??s yellow jersey in the first stage of the Circuito Montanes stage race in Spain on June 14.
Brave Warriors coach Ben Bamfuchile expressed satisfaction with Namibiaâ??s performance against the DRC, saying they still had a chance of qualifying for the African Cup of Nations finals in 2008.
Speaking at a press conference at Soccer House on June 20, Bamfuchile said he was happy with the fighting spirit that Namibia displayed against the DRC.
Gaby Ahrens came 49th at the Shotgun World Cup which recently took place in Lonato, Italy.
Participating in the Olympic Trap discipline, Ahrens came 49th out of 64 women shottists.
She shot the 13th best score overall and achieved the minimum qualifying score for the 2008 Olympic Games. This enables her to apply for a wild card for the Beijing Olympic Games.
Siegfried Kaperu and Paulus Kapia will fight each other in a national featherweight title fight in Swakopmund on June 30, 2007.
They will top the bill of a professional boxing tournament to be sponsored by Telecom, which will see a total of eight fights at the Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre.