Archive - Mar 2007 - Story
Mighty Gunners produced the biggest shock of the MTC NFA Cup quarterfinals when they knocked Black Africa out at the Oshakati Stadium on Saturday.
The Otjozondjupa First Division champions stunned Black Africa with two goals within three minutes in the second half, and although BA veteran Masepo Dausab managed to pull one back from a freekick, Mighty Gunners held on for a memorable victory.
The quarterfinals of the MTC NFA Cup take place at the Oshakati Stadium on Saturday.
Soccer fans in the north can look forward to a whole day of soccer from 13h00 to 21h00.
The tournament has already seen several upsets with teams like Civics, Blue Waters and Tigers all eliminated and more upsets could be in store.
The quarterfinals of the MTC NFA Cup take place in Oshakati on Saturday and some exciting matches can be expected.
Orlando Pirates are rediscovering their form in the Premier League and should be too strong for the Otjozondjupa second division champions, Eleven Brothers.
Namibian amateur boxers outsmarted their Angolan opponents at an international boxing tournament held on March 24, 2007 at Iipimbu Secondary School in Oshakati.
The Namibian team won seven gold medals while the Angolan team won four gold medals, in front of a lively crowd estimated at 350 supporters.
Brave Warriors coach Ben Bamfuchile said the Namibian team was on the right path, despite their 2-1 defeat to Libya on Sunday and that qualification for the 2008 African Cup of Nations finals, was not impossible.
Orlando Piratesâ?? revival continued as they scored an emphatic 4-2 victory against Tigers at Windhoekâ??s Independence Stadium on Wednesday night.
The teams were still level at 1-all at halftime, but a great second half hattrick by Patrick Jagger put Pirates well in control.
A piece of magic by Riaan Cloete gave Ramblers a 1-0 victory against Black Africa in an otherwise lacklustre MTC Premier League encounter at the Independence Stadium on Wednesday night.
Displaying great ball control, Cloete broke clear from the halfway line midway through the first half and beat the onrushing Ronnie Kanalelo with a finely angled shot into the corner of the net.
The Namibian newspaper announced a sponsorship of N$660 000 for the annual Namibian Newspaper Cup which takes place in Keetmanshoop from April 6-9.
At a press conference at the NFAâ??s Soccer House in Katutura, the editor of The Namibian, Gwen Lister said the tournament had grown by leaps and bounds.
Namibian national cyclist Dan Craven has rejoined his professional cycling team, Team Fidibc.com in Europe and recently started competing in races in Switzerland.
Cycling in snowy conditions, Craven came 24th in the GP de Courtine last Sunday and 64th in the Giro del Mendrisiotto the previous weekend.
A number of Namibian swimmers recently participated at the Telkom SA Level 2 and Level 3 galas held at Newcastle and East London, respectively.
At the Level 2 Gala which was held from 20 â?? 24 March 2007, the best individual performance belonged to the young Nadine Arlove when she swam a time of 1:08.00 in the 100 metres freestyle (women 12 and under), thereby accumulating a total of 501 FINA points.