Archive - Mar 28, 2007 - Story
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.
By Heiko Diehl
SKW managed to pull off the big surprise and win the SAVVA Doc Volleyball that recently took place in Walvis Bay.
The tournament is the oldest and most prestigious annual event on the Namibian Volleyball calendar.
Civics closed in on a third successive Premier League title after collecting maximum points away to Oshakati City and Golden Bees on March 17 and 18.
They beat Oshakati City 2-1 and Bees 1-0 to open up a lead of seven points at the top of the table, after their closest rivals all dropped points.
After close to five years of inaction, Harry Simon made a victorious return to the ring when he beat Stephan Ngueza of Gabon on a unanimous points decision over eight rounds on March 4.
But Ngueza can feel hard done by as he did everything but knock down Simon in a gutsy display in front of close to 1 000 fans at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.