Archive - Mar 2007 - Story
Paulus The Hitman Moses has declared himself ready and raring to go for next Tuesdayâ??s fight when he will defend his WBA Intercontinental Lightweight title against Beka Sadjaia of Georgia.
The title fight will be the main bout of the â??WBA Double Header and Independence Celebration Boxing Bonanzaâ? at the Windhoek Country Club and will be promoted by the Nestor Tobias Sunshine and Fitness Academy.
Namibian cricketers featured prominently in the batting averages of the recently completed SAA Challenge three-day provincial competition and the SAA Cup One Day competition.
In the SAA Challenge competition, Tatenda Taibu was Namibiaâ??s top batsman, scoring 715 runs in seven matches at an average of 59,58. His top score was 165, while his total of 715 was the fourth highest by a batsman in the competition.
By Bernd Kroemer
Ross Branch of Botswana dominated the second leg of the Namibian Motocross Series at the Gallina Race Track outside Windhoek on Saturday.
Branch won both heats in the Open Class as well as the King of the Dirt to win the Wesbank Trophy for the second time this season. He was also the overall winner of the first leg of the championships at the Gallina track in February.
A new street name in honour of the deceased Davin sisters Suzelle and Janine was inaugurated close to the entrance of the Namibia Tennis Stadium in Olympia, Windhoek on Saturday.
In an emotional ceremony the president of the NTA Bob Mould led the tributes for the sisters who were two of Namibiaâ??s top young sportswomen. Suzelle was ranked third in Africa as an Under 18 junior tennis player, while Janine represented Namibia at both tennis and hockey.
Team Namibia came seventh out of 23 teams at the Giro del Capo which ended with the sixth stage, the Pick â??n Pay Cape Argus Cycle Tour on Sunday.
It was Namibiaâ??s best performance yet at the Giro del Capo and saw them beating several professional teams as well as all the national teams in the competition. The other national teams that competed included Belgium, Egypt, Algeria and Zimbabwe.
Civics have opened up a gap of three points at the top of the MTC Namibia Premier league after picking up maximum points over the weekend.
On March 9 they beat Black Africa 2-0 and two days later beat Orlando Pirates by the same score to move up to 27 points after 13 matches.
Civics strengthened their lead at the top of the log after beating Orlando Pirates 2-0 at the SKW Stadium on Sunday.
The teams weighed up quite evenly, but in the end a brilliant individual goal by Rudi Louw and a fine strikerâ??s finish by William Chilufya separated the teams in the end.
Ramblers picked up their second victory of the weekend when they beat Oshakati City 1-0 at the Ramblers Stadium on Sunday.
A fine solo goal by defender Luther Kanalelo midway through the first half was all that separated the teams at the end.
Tigers got back to winning ways when they beat Golden Bees 3-2 at the SKW Stadium on Sunday.
Tigers took the lead just before halftime when Ace Komeya launched a quick counter attack down the left and whipped the ball into the box for Edward Asino to chip the ball over Clement Nangombe in Beesâ?? goals.
A last minute try by Christo Steenkamp saw United come from behind to beat Wanderers 21-18 in their annual derby at the Wanderers field on Saturday.
Wanderers had seemed to secure victory when flanker Wolfie Duvenhage barged over for a try from a lineout, with only three minutes remaining, but United refused to surrender and immediately attacked from the kickoff. They took play into Wanderersâ?? quarter, and when they won second phase possession and spun the ball down the backline, centre Steenkamp cut through Wanderersâ?? defence to dive over under the posts.