Archive - Jul 16, 2012
Namibian sprinters Globine Mayova, Tjipekapora Herunga, Hitjivirue Kaanjuka and Frank Puriza competed in a rainy and cold Sparkassen Athletics meeting in Hannover on Saturday.
In the 100m for women Tjipe won Heat Two in 12,09 seconds with Mayova winning Heat Three in 12,07 seconds.
Mayova's run proved to be the winning time out of the three heats with Herunga second overall and Ruth Sophia Spelmeyer coming third in 12,11.
The Namibia Football Association (NFA) C Licence Coaching Course came to an end on Friday after two weeks of targeted training to over 30 prospective coaches.
The course that started on 2 July at Soccer House ended on 13 July and covered various topics including training programs basic and specific coaching, laws of the game and sports medicine.
After writing exams on the final two days of the course the 31 coaches were presented with their participation certificates on Friday by CAF Coaching Instructor Willem Kapukare who was the main course facilitator.
Close to 80 enduro riders competed in the fifth round of the Bank Windhoek Namibian National Enduro Series on Saturday, 14 July 2012 at Albrechtshöhe.
The event, which was co-sponsored by Sat-Com, was held on the Meyer farm in the Karibib district, with the competitors lining up to take on the track nicknamed the Rocky Horror race.
The riders showed their commitment to the race, despite the challenging track, and not even the weekend’s cold weather could dampen the competitors’ spirit.
Namibia got off to a good start in the Confederation of University and College Sport Associations (CUCSA) Games that started in Windhoek on Sunday.
Namibia’s soccer team came from a goal down to beat Zimbabwe 3-1, while Namibia’s netball team thrashed Zimbabwe 88-15.
In other codes, Namibia’s basketball team narrowly lost to Angola 62-58, while Namibia’s men’s volleyball team beat Zimbabwe 3-1.
In the opening soccer match on Sunday evening, Namibian striker Panduleni Nekundi played a starring role as Namibia came from behind to beat Zimbabwe 3-1.
Okahandja Beauties beat their closest rivals JS Academy 2-1 on Sunday to stretch their lead to six points at the top of the Women’s Super League.
A crowd of about 200 people turned up at the NFA Technical Centre on Sunday to watch the top of the log clash and they were not disappointed as both teams lived up to expectations.
The youthful Academy side launched numerous attacks through Zenatha Coleman and Chicken Dawes, but Beauties’ keeper Meriam Swartbooi had a great match and brought off some fine saves.