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SKW are the surprise leaders in the Namibian Premier League (NPL) after the opening round of matches over the weekend.
SKW have garnered six points from two matches and lead second-placed Black Africa, who have the same number of points, on goal difference.
South Africa confirmed their status as the highest ranked African cycling nation with a powerful performance in the road race at the African Championships on Sunday, November 12.
The road race championship was held in mild weather on a tough 9 lap 16 km course which was downhill on the way out and uphill to the finish. The pace was frenetic from the start, with wild attacks from numerous players, particularly on the downhill section, however, most of the defining moves occurred on the uphills or at the turns.
The African Grand Prix in Shotgun at Oropoko from 10 to 12 November 2006 turned out to be a great success.
Shooters from South Africa, Namibia, Angola, USA and Austria came to this shoot. In total there were 21 Trap Shooters.
SKW won their second consecutive league match when they hammered Eleven Arrows 3-0 at the SKW fields on Sunday, November 12.
SKW had beaten Blue Waters 3-2 in their opening match on Saturday and maintained their unbeaten record with another impressive display against Arrows.
African Stars and Blue Waters shared the spoils in a goalless draw in a league match at the SKW field on Sunday, November 12.
Stars went into the match full of confidence after beating Arrows 3-1 in their opening match on Saturday.
South Africa beat Namibia comfortably in their annual bowls test series in Windhoek over the weekend, but they were pushed all the way by the hosts.
On Saturday, November 11, South Africaâ??s menâ??s team beat Namibia 3-1 while their women also won by the same margin. On Sunday South Africa turned on the pressure, winning both the men and womenâ??s categories 4-0.
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Jerome Louis once again scored Black Africaâ??s winning goal as the Lively Lions downed Friends 1-0 on Sunday, for a perfect start to the new season.
The previous day Louis scored the winner against Civics and on Sunday he made it two in a row.
A second half equaliser by William Chilufya gave Civics a point against Orlando Pirates on Sunday and saved them the ignominy of starting their title defence with two straight defeats.
After going down 1-0 to Black Africa the previous day, Civics once again looked out of sorts against Pirates, who will feel disappointed for not taking three points from the game.
African Stars opened their campaign on a high note when they dismissed Eleven Arrows 3-1 at the SKW field on Saturday, November 11.
In an exciting encounter, Stars dominated proceedings from the opening whistle and forced a corner kick in the opening two minutes of the match.