Archive - Feb 28, 2009
Ali Akan made a victorious start as Black Africa’s coach, leading them to an emphatic 3-0 victory against nine-man African Stars at Windhoek’s Independence Stadium on Saturday. In a dramatic match in front of about 5 000 spectators, lady luck deserted Stars as they had two players sent off and despite fighting bravely till the end, they were clearly outnumbered and suffered their first defeat of the season in the process.
BA took an early lead when captain Lolo Goraseb found the ball in space and struck a 20m shot from the edge of the box into the corner of the net.
The 23th Chevron 10km Road Champs were held under good, but humid conditions in Windhoek on Saturday. A good turn-out of the fastest road runners in Namibia made for an exciting event. Prize money up for grabs amounted to a total of N$12 000. Windhoek Harriers, the organisers, expressed satisfaction with the particiaption and support from long standing sponsors Chevron. Coca Cola was the beverage sponsor.