Archive - May 2009
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.
Only 12 out of 33 teachers managed to pass a Level One volleyball coaches course in Windhoek last week. The Namibian Volleyball Federation conducted the course for teachers from all 13 regions of Namibia, from 18 to 22 May 2009 in Windhoek at Augustineum Secondary School. The course was conducted by two NVF instructors, namely Joel Matheus as course director and Edward Tomas as assistant.
By Bernd Kroemer
One has to see this guy ride to understand the kind of talent developing here. I am talking about Björn Bierbrauer, who won everything in Swakopmund that was up for grabs. He won his MX 2-Class, and additionally was able to beat the contestants from the MX1-Class. Apart from this achievement he won the big trophy for the Coastal Cement Works King of the Dirt race.
The good weather drew almost one thousand spectators to the track at the salt fields and behind the bar one could only see smiling faces - sales were enormous.