Archive - May 21, 2012
The 2012 Paralympic Games will take place in 100 days time. To mark the event, the British High Commission in Namibia issued the following press release:
In 100 days’ time, the most watched, most accessible and most integrated Paralympics of all time will begin in London.
This is the second time the UK will have hosted the Paralympics, and our country is now recognised as having started the Paralympic movement.
Unam and DTS were comfortable winners of the Telecom Indoor Hockey Men and Women’s Premier League titles after the league came to an end on Saturday.
Unam won the men’s title with 24 points, finishing well clear of second placed Windhoek Old Boys (19 points) and third placed DTS (17 points).
Unam brushed aside all opposition and already won the title with three matches to go. With the title already assured, they suffered their first defeat of the season going down 7-6 to Wanderers last Thursday, while DTS held them to a 3-3 draw the next day.
The Brave Warriors departed for Germany on Monday without the injured pair of Manfred Starke and Henrico Botes.
According to the Brave Warriors Team Manager Cyril Tim Isaacs, midfielder Manfred Starke and striker Henrico Botes withdrew from the squad due to injuries.
“They are out injured, but Henrico will join the team for the Kenya match at home on June 9”, Isaacs says.
All 18 coaches who attended the CAF/NFA B License coaching course made the grade after the evaluation by CAF recently.
The 18 coaches attended a three-week CAF/NFA B-license coaching course at Soccer House, Windhoek and according to the report cards from CAF, all eighteen scored above the pass rate of 60 percent.
Namibia Football Association Technical Director Klaus Stark said the 18 coaches, all graduates from the Introductory Coaching and C-License Coaching courses, were confirmed by CAF to have passed and will be receiving their certificates soon.