Archive - 2007
Released by SuperSport
SuperSport will broadcast live Sundayâ??s preliminary draw for the 2010 Fifa World Cup from the International Conference Centre in Durban.
The draw, which will be attended by more than 300 members of the international media, will feature teams competing in the European, Asian, North American, Central American, Caribbean and African zones. Not included will be Oceania and South America, whose qualifying matches have already started. The live broadcast will start at 4pm on SuperSport 3, with the draw-taking place at 5pm.
By Excelsior Gymnastics Club
What a year it has been for Excelsior Gymnastics club! As the heading states our gymnasts excelled this year and the club has once again proved to be one of the leading and most successful artistic gymnastics club in Namibia. Excelsior has reached new heights by having two gymnasts from the girls section participating at the 2007 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart - a first ever for the club.
The final 20 players of the national womenâ??s football team, the Brave Gladiators, have been named for an African Cup qualifying match against Botswana in Gaborone on November 30.
The team, which is under the tutelage of Jacqui Shipanga has been drawn from various parts of the country and will depart to Gaborone by road on Monday, November 26. Amongst those named in the squad are Okahandja Beautiesâ?? prolific goalscorer Stella Williams, who is expected to play a vital role up front. Experienced national team players like Stephany Hummel, Leandre Lucas and goalkeeper Bonitha Eichas have also been included in the side to face Botswana.
Ramblers and Pirates drew 2-all in a dramatic Namibia Premier League match at Windhoekâ??s Independence Stadium on Wednesday, November 21.
Ramblers seemed to be heading for a comfortable victory after two early goals, but Pirates immediately struck back with two goals before halftime.
Namibia has been drawn in a tough group for the Cosafa Under 17 soccer tournament which Namibia will host from December 8 â?? 15.
Namibia was drawn in Group C along with Zimbabwe, Angola and Swaziland when the official draw for the tournament was made at the NFA Soccer House on Wednesday, November 21.
The second Open Water Swimming Event/Namibia Mile organized by the Namibia Swimming Union took place last Sunday, November 18 at the Friedenau Dam near Windhoek.
This was the conclusion of a very successful clinic on the subject presented by the coordinator of Open Water Swimming of Swim South Africa, Neville Smith.
Undefeated Ramblers will be hoping to add to Orlando Pirates woes tonight when the two sides lock horns in a crucial league encounter at the Independence Stadium. A win for the Pioneers Park-based side will temporarily place them on top of the summit at least until Friday evening when log leaders Black Africa and Civics take on SKW and Tigers respectively.
The popular Tara Rally held annually in Namibia, will once again be sponsored by TOTAL and will count towards the Namibian Rally Championship.
The rally will be held from Thursday, November 22 to Saturday, November 24 in and around Windhoek and Rehoboth area, covering a total distance of 658km, consisting of 26 special stages of 281 km.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup and African Cup of Nations (AFCON) preliminary draw takes place in Durban, South Africa on Sunday, November 25 and Namibia will be represented by national coach Ben Bamfuchile, NFAâ??s President John Muinjo, acting secretary general Barry Rukoro and Brave Warriors team manager Tim Isaacs.
The honeymoon period between Orlando Pirates boss Hendrik Dawids and coach Shepherd Murape seems to be over and the two seem to be on their way after a fallout with members of the club.
Apparently there was a coup attempt by some supporters of the club who tried to get rid of the existing executive committee, while former team manager Mabos Ortman had a fallout with Dawids regarding the running of the Orlando Pirates Sports Bar in Katutura.