Archive - Jun 3, 2010 - Story
The Brave Gladiators’ planned trip to Equatorial Guinea has been called off due to the unavailability of connecting flights to the West African country.
The Gladiators who were supposed to play Guinea on Sunday, were informed that their connecting flight from the Oliver Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg was called off and thus will not be able to make it on time to play the second leg of their African Women’s Championship 2010 qualifier match. Equatorial Guinea won the first leg 5-1 in Windhoek on 23 May.
Korukuve is SKW Player of the Year
Midfielder Edwin Korukuve won SKW’s Player of the Season award at a function held at the club in Olympia, Windhoek on Monday evening.
Korukuve had a good season in which he scored four goals for SKW and provided a lot of crosses that resulted in goal scoring opportunities for the strikers.
Zimbabwean striker, Milton Chapo got the Golden Boot award after netting a total of 11 goals for his team. He was the second highest goal scorer in the Namibia Premier League, along with Tangeni Shipahu of Tigers and Alfred Shimuma of United Stars.
After years of planning and preparing, the biggest sporting spectacle in the world will finally hit Africa’s shores this month when the 2010 FIFA World Cup kicks off on 11 June.
The ‘once in a lifetime’ month-long extravaganza will see an estimated 300 000 visitors from all over the world flock to South Africa while a total cumulative audience of 26,3 billion viewers from more than 200 countries will follow the action on television.