Archive - Mar 15, 2011
The second race in the Bank Windhoek Namibia Motorsport Federation Enduro Championship Series 2011 took place on Saturday, 12 March. A total of 77 riders participated in the race, covering just less than 200 kilometers over difficult terrain, set in a beautiful landscape on the Farm Omkwara in the Witvlei district. The recent rains helped to keep the dust down and the wet sand made for some great riding conditions. The event was cosponsored by Chelsea Fashions.
Athletics Namibia’s anchor sponsor, Bank Windhoek, announced its continued support for athletics on Tuesday, by announcing financial support for the Rossing Athletics Club Championships which take place in Swakopmund on Saturday.
In a press release issued by the bank on Tuesday, it said that the Rossing Athletics Club Championships formed the second leg of the National Club Championships series, and as such, formed part of it’s annual N$250 000 sponsorship that it announced in January 2011.
The 2011 edition of the Global United match will be played at the Otavi Soccer Field on April 3 in Otavi.
The Global United players will play the match against local football legends and players from the Otjozondjupa region.
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Hage Geingob will do the official kick off for the match that is being hosted by the Ohongoro Otavi Community Trust (OOCT) under the theme of “Energy for the Future.”
Hans-Willem Schutte from the OOTC said that it is a project were all the stakeholders will participate.
Paulus “the Hitman” Moses will step into the ring for the second time after he lost his WBA lightweight world title to Miguel Acosta from Venezuela in May last year.
The fight against Miguel Lombardo from Argentina is scheduled for the Windhoek Country Club on 19 May as part of the annual Independence Boxing Bonanza.
Moses said he was ready for the fight and was very confident of his chances against Lombardo.
“We are now at the business end of things and I can promise the Namibian people that I am ready to win,” Moses said.
Rio Tinto’s Rössing uranium mine on Monday announced a sponsorship of N$100 000 for the second leg of the Club Challenge of Athletics Namibia to be hosted in Swakopmund on Saturday, 19 March.
Jerome Mutumba, Manager External Affairs at the mine, handed the sponsorship over to Athletics Namibia President, Frank Fredericks, at a cheque handover ceremony in Windhoek on 11 March.