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A late fightback by Namibia at the end of the second day, left their SAA Challenge match against Griquas wide open on November 23.
Namibia had their backs to the wall after being dismissed for 266 runs in their first innings against Griqualand West in Kimberley on November 23.
Namibia went down nine places on the FIFA rankings, moving from 104 th to 113 th following their 3-2 defeat against Zimbabwe in an international soccer friendly in Harare on November 15.
According to the latest rankings released on November 22, The Brave Warriors also fell three places down the ladder on the continent where they are now ranked 30th.
Griqualand West were in a strong position in their SAA Challenge match against Namibia in Kimberley on November 22, after declaring their first innings at 355/9.
Opening batsman Adrian McLaren batted throughout the innings and was not out on 126 when Griquas declared after 85 overs. McLaren received good support from R Hendricks (95) and A Kruger (55) as they posted a formidable total.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has threatened to suspend Namibia from international competition because of perceived government interference in the running of Athletics Namibia (AN).
Namibia have moved to third position in Pool A of the SAA provincial limited overs
tournament after beating Gauteng by four wickets on November 19.
Namibia have13 points from four matches, the same as Northerns but the latter are in second place because of a superior run rate.
The Namibia Football Association (NFA) have named a 20-member team to take part in the Under-20 Cosafa tournament in South Africa next month.
The players are expected to assemble on 22 November.
Twelve of the players have been drawn from the Premier League with the rest coming from the lower division.
Alexander Zwirner came first in the Under-12 boys category in the Iron Kids / Kids Of Steel Triathlon in Windhoek over the weekend.
Michael Diekmann was runner up in this category while Kalle Haenisch and Jento Eloff finished third and fourth respectively.
Black Africa and African Stars booked themselves places in the semifinals of the FNB Cup soccer tournament over the weekend.
Black Africa beat newly promoted Golden Bees 1-0 on Sunday at Mariental Sports Stadium to seal their semifinal place. Midfielder Berres Rooi struck the only goal of the match.
Namibia staged a magnificent fightback to beat Gauteng by four wickets in their limited overs SAA Cup match on November 19.
The previous day Gauteng comfortably beat Namibia by eight wickets in their SAA Challenge three-day match, but on Sunday, a great innings of 95 not out by Tatenda Taibu, coupled by some disciplined bowling saw Namibia reaching the winning target with two overs to spare.
Gauteng beat Namibia by eight wickets to strengthen their position at the top of Pool A in the SAA Challenge competition on November 18.
Gauteng secured the victory after declaring their first innings at 414/7 for a first innings lead of 155 runs, which Namibia never recovered from.