Archive - Aug 9, 2009 - Story
Sacky ‘Izinyoka’ Shikukutu maintained his unbeaten record as a professional boxer in convincing style when he knocked out Luntol Kosana of South Africa in the fourth round of their fight in Kayalitsha, outside Cape Town on Saturday evening.
According to his trainer, Nestor Tobias, Shikukutu dominated the fight from the start and won each round.
“Kosana was taller and had a reach advantage, but our tactics were too slow him down with strong body punches, and this worked very well,” he said.
Windhoek Old Boys thumped Polytechnic 10-0 while Wanderers beat DTS 1-0 in Men’s Premier League hockey matches on Saturday. WOB were far too strong for Polytechnic who are finding the going tough in their first season in the Premier League. Their cause was also not helped by the late arrival of two of their players which saw them having to play most of the first half with two men down.
Ruben Indongo beat veteran Luketz Swartbooi by a mere three seconds to win the final leg of the Old Mutual Victory Races in Windhoek on Saturday. Indongo, who runs professionally in France from his home base in Marseille, was back in Namibia for a short holiday and managed to upstage Namibia’s top local marathon athletes to win the first prize of N$1 000. But it was not easy as he was pushed all the way by the 43-year-old Swartbooi, before he managed to pull away in the final stages of the 21km road race.
Western Suburbs withstood a strong challenge from Kudus to emerge as 17-16 victors in their MTC Rugby Premier League match at Suburbs Park on Saturday. Kudus had taken a 16-11 lead shortly after halftime but Suburbs winger McGrath van Wyk landed two pressure penalties to secure their narrow victory.
There were several upsets in other Premier League matches over the weekend as the teams battle it out for the final four semifinal spots.