Archive - Feb 2007 - Story
Maleagi Ngarizemo - African Stars
African Stars defender Maleagi Ngarizemo is our MTC Player of the Month for January 2007 after receiving the most votes from our readers.
Ngarizemo was a comfortable winner, receiving more than double the votes of second-placed Rudi Louw of Civics. Another Civics player, Brian Gurirab came third.
Orlando Pirates coach Brian Isaacs became the first casualty of the new year when he was released of his duties following a string of poor performances.
Piratesâ?? management recently underwent a change with Mabos Vries taking over as chairman from Wessel Nanuseb, while Mabos Ortman took over as vice chairman, and the new committee felt it was time for a change.
Namibiaâ??s new inline hockey coach shares his view of success
Only six weeks into his new job and Namibiaâ??s new inline hockey coach, Nate Blair, has already made quite an impression. Heâ??s put the national training squad through two tough selection camps ahead of the IIHF World Championships in May, and has kick-started what promises to be an exciting season for the 120 players at his new home-base, Coastal Pirates Inline Hockey Club in Swakopmund.
The February 2007 issue of Namibia Sport is available now.
Namibiaâ??s budding superstar Helaria Johannes in high demand
The Namibia Premier League hots up â?? all the action!
Troubled days at Orlando Pirates
SKW are confident of winning their case in which they had six points deducted for using an unregistered player as they are claiming the Namibia Football Association (NFA) violated its constitution in dealing with the case.
The MTC Namibia Premier League has become like a roller coaster ride with teams going up and down the log each weekend.
Before the weekendâ??s play Ramblers were top of the log and favourites to maintain that position, with a seemingly easy match against bottom club Friends in store.
Civics have once again taken over at the top of the MTC Namibia Premier League log after thrashing closest rivals Ramblers 3-0 on Sunday.
Goals by Tugela Tuyeni, Dumisa Jantze and William Chilufya gave Civics the three points which sees them moving up to 20 points from 10 matches.
The much anticipated top of the log clash between Civics and Ramblers turned out to be a bit disappointing as Civics totally outclassed Ramblers, with a one-sided 3-0 win.
Although Ramblers put up an early fight, Civics stepped up a gear and goals by Tugela Tuyeni, Dumisa Jantze and William Chilufya gave them a 3-0 lead at halftime.
Civics took over at the top of the Namibia Premier League log after their 3-1 win against Tigers on Saturday.
The previous log leaders Ramblers crashed to a 1-0 defeat at Friends on Saturday to move down to third position, while Black Africa moved up to second spot after beating SKW 2-1 on Friday.
Ramblers came crashing down to earth after suffering a 1-0 loss to Friends in Rehoboth on Saturday.
Friendsâ?? captain Ricardo Snyders scored a penalty in the 15th minute, whereafter the bottom club, Friends defended superbly to chalk up a famous victory against the log leaders.