Archive - May 20, 2009
African Stars took a major step towards winning the league title when they beat Cymot SKW 1-0 at Windhoek’s Independence Stadium in front of about 4 000 spectators on Wednesday night.
Ninja Karongee scored the winning goal on 28m when he received the ball unmarked in SKW’s box and fired home a fine shot that gave SKW keeper Harry Januarie no chance.
Namibian rugby coach John Williams on Wednesday announced a strong Namibia Invitation squad to face the Springboks in a historic match at the Hage Geingob National Rugby Stadium next Friday.
The Namibian Invitation team will be captained by prop Kees Lensing and includes four national Namibian players in the starting 15 and a further five Namibians on the bench.
By Martin Williamson
Laurie Peters, the CEO of Cricket Namibia, has called the ICC's decision to restructure the Intercontinental Cup "disappointing" and said that it will have a negative affect on cricket in the country. Last month, Namibia finished eighth in the ICC World Cup Qualifiers which should have been enough to secure them a place in the 2009-10 Intercontinental Cup.
The owner of Eleven Arrows Football Club has been appointed as the interim chairman of the Namibia Premier League following the resignation of Hendrik Dawids on May 14. The NPL media officer Meke Namindo made the announcement at a press conference at the NFA Soccer House on Wednesday, saying that Doeseb was elected by the NPL’s Board of Governors on Tuesday night. She added that Doeseb will serve in the position until the NPL’s extra ordinary meeting on August 29 when the next chairman will be elected.