Archive - 2006 - Story
Unam womenâ??s Premier League side opened their Indoor League campaign with a 5-2 win against Wanderers on January 2.
It was a rather uninspiring match with both teamsâ?? players still quite unfit.
Unam took the lead with two quick goals in succession by Theodora Amatjira and Marilyn Nanus.
Windhoek Old Boys (WOB) menâ??s Premier League side got off to a winning start as they beat DTS 6-4 in the Tafel Lager Indoor Hockey League on January 20.
WOB immediately went on the attack and early goals by Bucko Bartlett (2) and Trevor Cormack gave them a commanding 3-0 lead.
Windhoek Old Boys Sports Clubâ??s (WOB) womenâ??s Premier League team came from behind to beat DTS 5-4 in the opening match of the 2006 Tafel Lager Indoor Hockey League on January 20.
DTS fielded two new national strikers in former Unam players Frieda Kalondo and Penny Ankama, and soon streaked into a 3-0 lead, Ankama scoring two and Kalondo one.
Namibian hockey star Magy Mengo has made her mark as a professional player in Holland after signing up with Dutch Premier League team Kampong Hockey Club in September last year.
Mengo first played for Dutch First Division club Spanderbosch last year, but joined Kampong after being spotted by their coach Rob Bianchi. Bianchi, who is also the assistant Dutch coach, was sufficiently impressed to sign up Mengo as a professional player.
Agnes Samaria has been hard at work over the past two months and is quietly confident of her medal chances at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne in March.
?I?ve been training for two months with my coach Lehtu Hamhola and for the last two weeks my other coach Willie Gernemann has assisted me here in Namibia. I?m happy with my progress so far. I feel well-rested and ready to jump start my preparations,? she said.