Archive - Oct 2007 - Story
Cymot SKW beat African Stars 4-3 on penalties at Windhoekâ??s Independence Stadium on October 28 to go through to the FNB Cup semifinals.
SKW had their keeper Heribert Kapeng to thank as he brought off two fine saves in the shootout to see them through 4-3 on penalties.
Orlando Pirates outplayed a game Fedics to comfortably win their first round FNB Cup match 4-1 on October 27.
Pirates went on the attack from the start and immediately put Fedicsâ?? defence under pressure. With a star-studded attack of Riaan Cloete, Rudi Louw, Patrick Jagger and Klaas Blom combining well, they had Fedicsâ?? defence stretched to the limit.
African Stars were too strong for Blue Waters, winning their first leg FNB Cup match 4-1 on October 27.
Stars got off to the perfect start when Brouwers Litombo broke free and beat Blue Waters keeper Melvin Bruwer to stab a high ball into the net in the 2nd minute.
Cymot SKW beat Oshakati City 3-0 in their first round FNB Cup match at Windhoekâ??s Independence Stadium on Saturday, October 27.
Oshakati were in with a chance for most of the game and only had themselves to blame for the defeat.
Namibia were in a strong position to win their Intercontinental Cup match against Canada at the end of the third dayâ??s play, with Canada on 235/6 â?? a lead of just 41 runs.
Namibia dismissed Canada for 286 in their first innings and enforced the follow on.
Namibia were in control of their ICC Intercontinental match against Canada towards the end of the second dayâ??s play on October 26.
With a few overs remaining, Canada had reached 134 for the loss of three wickets in their first innings in replay to Namibiaâ??s first innings of 480/9 declared.
By Festus Nakatana
Namibiaâ??s national rugby coach Hakkies Husselman said it was not all doom and gloom for the Welwitchias after they failed to win a match at the IRB Rugby World Cup in France.
Jacques Celliers of Team Prowealth had to make use of all his experience as well as a dose of good luck to win the Tour de Windhoek in Namibiaâ??s capital last month.
Dan Craven who rides for Team FidiBC.com in Italy, returned to participate in Namibiaâ??s major cycling tour and started the tour as a strong favourite to win the title.
Namibian captain Bjorn Kotze led Namibiaâ??s fightback with a great century on the second day of their ICC Intercontinental Cup match against Canada on Friday, October 26.
At lunch on the second day, Namibia had reached 431 runs for the loss of 9 wickets, with Kotze not out on 132 and Louis Klazinga not out on 5.