Archive - Aug 12, 2009
Namibian welterweight champion Ali Nuumbembe will fight South Africa’s Samuel Malinga for the vacant WBO African weltwerweight title at the Windhoek Country Club on 12 September. The fight will be the main attraction at the Box ‘n Dine boxing bonanza that will feature several other international fights as well as one Namibian national title fight. Namibian boxing promoter Nestor Tobias announced the tournament at a press conference on Wednesday, saying that it would be a tough challenge for Nuumbembe.
Cymot SKW midfielder Marco van Wyk dropped a bombshell on Wednesday when he announced that he had signed up with Black Africa for the new season. Van Wyk told Namibia Sport that it was a difficult decision, but he decided to join Black Africa because of the way they approached him and their serious title ambitions.
The third edition of the NFA Under 16 Youth Development Tournament kicks off in Gobabis on Friday, 28 August.
According to a press release issued by the Namibia Football Association, the arrival date for the tournament will be on Thursday, 27 August, upon which registration of players will be processed, with the tournament to be played from 28 to 30 August at the Legare Stadium.
According to Willem Kapukare, the national U16 coach and coordinator of the tournament, players eligible for the tournament will have to be born on or after 1 January 1994.