Archive - 2007
Namibiaâ??s national Under 20 soccer team continued its great start to the Cosafa Under 20 tournament in South Africa when they beat Zambia 2-1 on Tuesday, December 4.
The victory ensures Namibiaâ??s qualification for the semifinals of the competition â?? the first time in Namibiaâ??s history that it has done so.
Namibian mobile telecommunication operator, MTC on December 4 announced a massive N$2,5 million donation for the Brave Warriors for their African Cup of Nations campaign in Ghana next month.
At a press conference at MTCâ??s head quarters in Olympia, MTCâ??s general manager corporate affairs, Albertus Aochamub said this donation would be besides their annual N$4 million contribution to Namibian football.
The Namibia Football Association on Monday, December 3 announced the appointment of Arie Schans of the Netherlands as the caretaker coach of the Brave Warriors.
At a press conference at Soccer House the NFAâ??s spokesman Beau Kauta said that Schans would act as caretaker coach in case head coach Ben Bamfuchile did not recover from his illness and could not accompany the team to Ghana.
ICC Media Release
ICC Global Development Manager Matthew Kennedy has labelled the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 tournament in Windhoek "a great success."
The six-team event featured 18 matches at three venues spread over seven days in Namibia and culminated on December 1 last with United Arab Emirates (UAE) beating Oman by 67 runs in the final.
UAE won the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 trophy after comfortably beating Oman by 67 in the final at the Wanderers field on Saturday, December 1.
Oman won the toss and sent UAE in to bat â?? a decision which backfired on them as UAE ran up a formidable score of 347/8 off their 50 overs.
Namibia beat Denmark by four wickets to finish third overall at the World Cricket League Division 2 competition on Saturday, December 1.
Denmark elected to bat first and got off to a good start with Frederik Klokker and Mickey Lund putting on 75 for the first wicket.
Uganda scored an emphatic 181-run victory against Argentina to finish fifth at the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 competition at the CCD Field on Saturday, December 1.
Ugandan opener Joel Olweny top-scored for his team with a fine century and was eventually dismissed for 126 off 130 balls, including 17 fours.
Two goals in quick succession gave Ramblers an emphatic 2-0 victory against Black Africa in the FNB Cup final on December 1.
Pinias Jacob was involved in both, scoring the first when he fired home a centre into the box, while he provided the cross for Michael Pienaar to score the second barely seven minutes later.
Oman beat UAE by 25 runs in their ICC World Cricket Division 2 League match at the United field on November 30.
The match was a dress rehearsal for the final as they were the only unbeaten teams left in the tournament, going into the match.