Archive - Oct 2010 - Story
Ramblers opened up a three-point lead at the top of the MTC Premiership on completion of Round 4 on Saturday.
Ramblers beat Tigers 1-0 on Wednesday through a second minute goal by Floris Diergaardt to record their third victory of the season. With their other match being drawn, they are now the only remaining unbeaten team in the league.
Blue Waters, Civics and Oshakati City all picked up victories on Saturday and are now all on seven points - three points off the pace.
SKW shot seven places up the log after a convincing 2-0 win against Orlando Pirates on Friday night. Their Zimbabwean midfielder Milton Chapo had a great match, creating the first goal with a fine run into the box and then scoring the second himself.
In a fast paced match, both sides created chances from the start.
SKW’s young midfielder Larry Horaeb had a shot tipped for a corner early on, while at the other end, Ephraim Tjihonge saved from Harold Haimbodi and Teophelus Tsowaseb in the opening 15 minutes.
The Fistball world will focus on Namibia on the 15 and 16 October 2010. For the fourth time after 2000, 2002 and 2005 the Fistball World Club Cup will be decided in Windhoek.
The games will be played at the SKW club in Olympia where the best club team in the world will be determined at the tournament. Traditionally the world club championship is decided between the best European and South American club team.
The NFA’s Galz & Goals initative in partnership with UNICEF and SCORE (Sports Coaches Outreach) visited Gobabis last week and successfully trained and inspired 34 community coaches and teachers to make a difference and empower the young girls of their community.
On Saturday 9th October, coaches, teachers, youth volunteers and girls aged 9-15 turned up at Ben Van Der Walt Primary School to participate in an initiative that provides adolescent girls of Gobabis the opportunity to participate in football and make positive social change within their community.
The NFA’s Galz and Goals project will receive a N$122 000 grant from the Australian government’s Special Envoy to Africa, Bob McMullan who made the announcement on Thursday.
Using football as a tool for change, Galz and Goals has the principal aim of promoting individual health and social responsibility.
The NFA’s Galz & Goals initiative in partnership with UNICEF and SCORE Namibia is currently holding a festival for the first time in Okahandja, the hometown of many of Namibia’s top female football stars. The festival started on Wednesday and will run until October 16.
Spreading the message about leading a fun and healthy lifestyle, the NFA’s four day Galz & Goals festival kicked off at Okahandja Primary School Hall and Sports field.
The Namibia Volleyball Federation (NVF) will host a Beach Volleyball Clinic for all Group E countries in Africa from 3 to 5 December.
The clinic will be presented by an International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) instructor.
Heiko Diehl, the president of the NVF said that the sport has great potential and they want to raise the level of the game.
“We want to raise the level of competition that is why we are hosting the clinic in Windhoek,” Diehl said.
“We as NVF see great potential in beach volleyball, our vision is to compete internationally,” he added.
Ramblers went four points clear at the top of the log after beating Tigers 1-0 at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Wednesday evening. Floris Diergaardt scored the only goal of the match after only two minutes, and although Tigers attacked furiously in the second half, Ramblers held on for victory.
The match had barely started when Diergaardt received the ball in space on the right flank, and from an acute angle, lobbed the ball over Tigers keeper Charles Uirab into the far corner of the goals.
Alex Caizergues has officially set a new World Speed Sailing Record at 54.10 knots during his 1st run at 15h38 on Wednesday afternoon.
5 New National records were broken on the same day:
USA - Rob Douglas, 51.88
Namibia - Stefan Metzger 45.02
New Zealand - Gavin Broadbent, 50.93
French Women’s National record - Charlotte Consorti, 45.23
Australia -Tim Pumpa, 46.78 (best kite speed record performance)
Sweden -Anders Bringdal, 44.80.
U.K - Zara Davis, 36.99, Female World performance with Production Board
The Namibian Volleyball Federation will host the annual NVF Cup Championship from 15 to 30 October in Windhoek.
The NVF Cup will see the best five men’s and four women’s teams competing.
The president of the NVF, Heiko Diehl said that they expected a lot of action on the court.
“We expect to see some of the highest level of volleyball and it will be very exciting for the spectators,” Diehl said.