Archive - Mar 4, 2007 - Story
Namibiaâ??s progress in the SAA Cup competition came to a sudden halt when Northerns beat them by 133 runs in Windhoek on Sunday.
Had Namibia won the match they would have progressed to the semifinals in their first season in the competition, but the moment was too big and they succumbed under the pressure.
Six new records were established at the Namibia Swimming Championships which came to an end in Windhoek on Sunday.
Tristan McDonald of the Namibia Swimming Academy established one Open and two 13-14 age group records.
Reho Falcon won the MTC Rugby Club Championships when they beat Western Suburbs 6-3 in the final on March 3.
Both teams had try-scoring opportunities, but handling errors and poor options saw the chances going astray.
Harry Simon made a victorious comeback to the ring when he beat Stephan Ngueza of Gabon on a unanimous points decision over eight rounds after midnight on Sunday morning.
But the gutsy 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.
Orlando Pirates and Black Africa scored emphatic victories as they qualified for the quarterfinals of the MTC NFA Cup on Saturday.
In Keetmanshoop, Pirates thrashed Tough Guys 9-0, with Wilfred Coetzee scoring a hattrick.
Northerns beat Namibia by 290 runs in their SAA Challenge match at the Wanderers ground on Saturday.
After building up a first innings lead of 106 runs, Northerns scored 278 intheir second innings and then declared their second innings and then dismissed Namibia for only 94 runs to score a comfortable victory.