Archive - Aug 3, 2009 - Story
Goju Ryu Karate Namibia will host an international event to celebrate its 30th anniversary on Saturday, August 8.
The event, which will be sponsored by Bank Windhoek, takes place at the International Hall at the Windhoek Showgrounds,
The organizers attracted 246 contestants, of whom 116 are from South Africa. Other countries which will be represented, are England, Belgium and Sweden. The contestants range from 6 year olds to 65 year olds. The level of skills range from white to black belts, and a total of 65 officials will be officiating during the tournament.
Wanderers’ chances of qualifying for the semifinals of the MTC Rugby Premier League were dealt a big blow when they lost 23-6 to Kudus in Walvis Bay on Saturday.
For Kudus, their national fullback Chrysander Botha had a great game, scoring two scintillating tries after incisive attacks into the backline.
Rightwing Gregory Stein also had a fine game, scoring a try and adding a conversion and two penalties for a personal haul of 13 points.
Wanderers could only reply with two penalties by flayhalf Mahco Prinsloo.
England was the overall winner of the Mini World Cup hockey tournament that took place in Windhoek on Saturday. It was the eighth successive year that the popular development tournament which was sponsored by Coca Cola took place, and once again it saw a big turnout of school children representing their adopted countries.