Archive - Jun 16, 2010 - Story
Uruguay broke South African hearts on Wednesday night with a 3-0 victory in Pretoria, which virtually ensured that the hosts will not proceed to the knockout phase of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Two goals by Diego Forlan and one by Alvaro Perreira took Uruguay to the top of the Group A log, while South Africa dropped down to the bottom.
Diego Forlan opened Uruguay’s account with a great long range strike on 24m that took a deflection off Aaron Mokoena and looped high into the net.
The All Namibia Netball Association (ANNA) has organised national trials that will take place on Saturday in preparation for the African qualifiers in Tanzania in September.
The African qualifiers will be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Other countries that will participate are, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zambia, Tanzania, Ghana, Kenya and Tanzania.
Namibia will join the rest of the world in celebrating the 24th Olympic Day on June 19. The celebrations will take place in Tsumeb, Okahanja, Keetmanshoop and Omaruru.
The Secretary General of the Namibia National Olympic Committee (NNOC), Abner Xoagub at a press conference on Wednesday, encouraged people to attend the celebrations in the different towns.
“We are calling upon all the Namibians, let us join the spirit of humanity and come together on the 19th and celebrate through sport and secure the future participation of our children in the Olympic games,” Xoagub said.