Archive - Apr 2010
Namibian professional cyclist Erik Hoffmann completed his third victory of the season when he won the Neuotting Road Race in Bavaria, southern Germany last weekend.
Hoffmann was ably assisted by his Landshut team, who put in a big team effort which saw the 28-year-old Namibian clinching the gold medal.
“It was a huge team effort by the Landshut team - we dominated the race from the start and I managed to win the race with their help,” he said.
Namibia's world champion boxer Paulus Moses congratulates Namibia Sport on it's 100th edition.
African Stars coach Bobby Samaria being interviewed ahead of their Leo NFA Cup quarterfinal match against Cymot SKW which takes place on April 30, 2010.
Ali Nuumbembe will now defend his WBA African welterweight title against Jerry Nekhubi of South Africa on Friday night, after his previous opponent, Boitshepo Mandawe pulled out of the fight.
According to Namibian boxing promoter Nestor Tobias, Mandawe “chickened out of the fight,” but he managed to find a suitable opponent in Nekhubi at short notice.
Tobias also said that Nekhubi would be a better opponent since he was rated higher by the World Boxing Organisation.
Venue problems surface in Leo NFA Cup
The Namibia Football Association will go ahead with the Khomasdal Stadium as the venue for Leo NFA Cup quarterfinal matches on Thursday and Friday, but will limit ticket sales to 2 000 people per match to avoid crowd congestion.
African Stars executive member Brian Makari expressed reservations about the Khomasdal Stadium as a suitable venue in a local daily on Wednesday, citing its limited space and lack of security facilities.
The national women’s soccer team, the Brave Gladiators are hard at work, preparing for their much anticipated clash against the African women’s champions, Equatorial Guinea in May.
According to the NFA Women’s Desk, after beating Angola 3-2 on aggregate, Namibia will have the whole of SADC behind them as they face off against the defending champions Equatorial Guinea on May 22 at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.