Archive - Oct 26, 2011 - Story
Despite losing their last match of the season 1-0 against St. George’s on Tuesday afternoon, Sport Klub Windhoek (SKW) were crowned as the champions of the first edition of the Telecom Girls League Soccer (GLS).
For the Olympia based outfit it was the first and only defeat in an impressive campaign, which saw them collect 29 points from twelve games. Hage Geingob School from Katutura also had a great season and came second four points behind the log leaders and one point clear of third placed St Georges.
Windhoek High School (WHS) beat Windhoek Gymnasium to win the final of the Central School U16 A Cricket League on Wednesday.
WHS and Windhoek Gymnasium qualified for the final after finishing on top of the log with 12 points and 10 points respectively.
Windhoek Gymnasium won the toss and elected to bat, scoring 109 runs in their allotted 20 overs for the loss of 5 wickets.
The top batsmen for Gymnasium were Michau du Preez (39 runs of 46 balls, not out) and Niko Davin (34 runs of 42 balls).
The Namibia Football Association has invited 18 top Namibian coaches to attend the CAF B License course starting Friday, October 28 at Soccer House.
According to the NFA Education Officer Timothy Tjongarero, the invited participants will be expected to do an oral exam and a practical one on Saturday and Tuesday respectively and based on their evaluation, can be granted with CAF B licenses.
African Stars’ Rudi Louw continues to lead the MTC Premiership Top Goalscorers list after Round 5.
Louw has scored five goals to date although he hasn’t scored since Round 3 where he scored in his team’s 2-1 win against Mighty Gunners in Windhoek. Louw missed Stars' last match against Blue Waters due to a family bereavement.
Stars are currently second on the log after the won four of their five matches so far in the league.
Black Africa duo of Jerome Louis and Bryan Bantam are both tied on second place on the list with four goals each.
Rossing Uranium Limited on Monday awarded equipment worth N$40 000 to the two athletes that won the annual Rossing Marathon earlier this year.
Pinehas Embashu and Helalia Johannes each received equipment worth N$20 000 in addition to the N$10 000 cash prize they received for winning this year’s Rossing Marathon.
Jerome Mutumba, the corporate communication manager at Rossing Uranium said his company had played a role in the sporting success of Johannes who is one of the nominees for the Sportswoman of the Year award.
Namibian triathlete Paddy Murphy came fourth in the 50 to 54 age group in the Hawaii XTERRA triathlon over the weekend.
Murphy finished all three legs of the race in a time of 3:11.46 behind David Maclean (3:02.36), Casey Fannin (3:04.19) and Bernd Sauter (3:07.06).
The Namibian was the second one out of the water when he finished the swimming leg in 25.25, behind Sauter (25.21).
Murphy then lost some time on the bike leg when he took 1:49.16 in fourth place.