Archive - 2007
Namibian soccer referee Benedictus Nashenda has been suspended for six months by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
The Namibian Football Association (NFA) said in a statement that Nashenda had been suspended after mistakenly picking out a wrong player for an offence and the
Namibiaâ??s bid to scale the ranks at the 2007 inline hockey world championships got off to a determined start in Swakopmund last weekend with the first round of selection trials for the national team.
A national hockey squad has been selected to play South Africa in an international indoor series of four tests, in Durban at the beginning of February.
The squad, which was selected after trials at Windhoekâ??s DTS Club last weekend, consists of 14 players and two non-travelling reserves, and will be captained by Joseph Kashamako.
Namibia will be represented by a team of16 players at the African Zonal Junior Tennis Championships which takes place in Windhoek from January 11 to 18.
As the host country, Namibia has been allowed to enter 16 players, while the other participating countries will be represented by eight players each.
By Larry Laursen
It takes guts and hard work to follow upon the aquatic successes of Dorothea Neumeister and Monica Dahl, Olympians and multiple record holders who were awarded multiple Sportswomen of the Year Awards for Namibia in the years between 1976 and 1996...in fact these, our Namibian swimming protÃ©gÃ©s, took those top honours a total of 12 times. And they were honoured to have their names placed in the rankings of the top 25 swimmers in the world in their day.
Namibiaâ??s national womenâ??s soccer team, the â??Brave Gladiatorsâ? has been drawn to play DR Congo in the first round of African qualifying matches for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
Namibia will host the DR Congo in Windhoek on the weekend of February 17 and 18, while the return leg will take place in Kinshasa on the weekend of March 10 and 11.
Namibian champions Civics are expecting a tough assignment against Petro Atletico of Angola in the African Champions League tournament.
The first leg will be played in Luanda on January 28 with the second leg set for Windhoek on February 10.