Archive - May 27, 2009
The top women’s golfing event on the local calendar, the Bank Windhoek Namibia Ladies Open Strokeplay Championship will be held at the Windhoek Country Club on Saturday and Sunday. Bank Windhoek, who have sponsored the event for the past 11 years, announced that they will once again sponsor the event to an amount of N$20 000. Additionally, each participant will receive a gift package at registration.
Springbok coach Peter de Villiers named 12 players with Test experience in the South African XV team that will face a Namibian Invitational XV at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek on Friday. The three uncapped players in the starting XV are Xerox Lions fullback Earl Rose, Vodacom Western Province outside centre Morgan Newman and Sharks loose forward Jean Deysel. A further three uncapped players were selected on the bench in Vodacom Cheetahs prop Wian du Preez, Sharks lock Steven Sykes and Xerox Lions scrumhalf Jano Vermaak.
Namibia’s national U17 soccer team pulled off a great 1-0 victory against a strong Westphalia U17 team on Tuesday. Namibian winger Eslin Kamuhanga, who plays for Civics in the Premier League, settled the outcome with a great goal on the counter attack in the final minutes of the match.
With the victory, Namibia maintained their unbeaten run on the German tour, after drawing 1-1 against Gelsenkirchen SV Bauer a few days ago.