Archive - Mar 2011 - Story
The annual Khomas Region Track and Field Championship will take place at the Independence Stadium on Saturday.
Following the success of the Rossing Club Championship at Swakopmund and the just ended Coca Cola National Junior Athletics Championships in Windhoek, Khomas Athletics Region hope to add more competitions for clubs in the region.
After the conclusion of the first half of the First Division, Hotspurs and United Stars are leading the Southern and Northern Streams respectively.
With 11 matches completed in the Southern Stream, a mere four points separates the top five teams in that league.
Hotspurs are only one point in front of second placed Tura Magic who have 24 points. Monitronics College are third with 22 points, the same number as fourth placed Spoilers.
Desert Rollers are also in with a chance with 21 points after they won seven and lost four of their matches.
SKW and Civics drew 0-0 in an uneventful Premier League match on Wednesday night.
Chances were few and far between as the teams weighed up evenly from the start.
Jeremia Baisako and Gustav Isaack created some chances for SKW, with Alfred Ndyenge having a long range effort saved, while Milton Chapo shot narrowly over the bar.
At the other end, Heini Isaacks and Lucky Maselesele had shots saved, while another Maselesele shot was headed off the line by Chepela Chepela.
Top Score on Wednesday announced that it had committed itself to co-sponsoring the Global United FC exhibition soccer match that will take place in Otavi, on Sunday, 3 April, under its brand name Namib Mills (Pty) Ltd.
Namibia’s rugby selectors have made three changes to the Welwitchias’ starting lineup for Saturday’s match against Border at the Hage Geingob National Rugby Stadium in Windhoek.
United centre David Philander returns to the team after a long absence due to injury, while Rehoboth flanker Husceit Visagie is called up to the side for the first time this season.
Morne Blom returns to lock, after playing at flank for most of the Vodacom campaign.
There is one more addition to the substitutes bench with Western Suburbs fullback TC Losper being recalled after a long injury absence.
Katutura will be covered in red on Friday when two of the most supported teams, Black Africa and African Stars face off in a much-anticipated derby in Round 19 of the MTC Premiership at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.
In the first round of premier league match in November, the encounter ended goalless and both teams will be hoping to get the three points this time around.
Black Africa are currently leading the log and are four points clear of second placed Ramblers. African Stars are a figment of their former self as the defending champions find themselves on fourth spot with 25 points.
The Frank Fredericks Foundation (FFF) on Wednesday announced scholarships for six junior athletes totalling N$35 000. The scholarships were awarded to the athletes following their performance at the 2010 Coca Cola Frank Fredericks Invitational.
Sprinter Merlyn Diamond received N$10 000 while Corlia Kruger, Leandri van der Walt, Pierre Cronje, FC Pieterse and Alberto Mouton each received N$5 000.
FFF trustee member, Anibal da Cunha Rego, who spoke at the event said that the Foundation had given a total of N$362 000 to 110 athletes since its inception in 1999.
The 42-year-old veteran Patrick de Goede won the MTN Business Off Road Triathlon which was hosted by Otb Sport at the Friedenau Dam on Sunday. De Goede completed the main event, which consisted of a 1,2km swim, a 23,5km cycle and a 8,1km run in a time of 2:12:16.
Jacques Celliers of Team Oakley/USN was the overall winner of the WPP cycling series after the final leg of the series was held on March 26.
The finale of the Windhoek Pedal Power series was hosted this past weekend on the outskirts of Windhoek.
The series went down to the wire and was decided on the last race day when competitors lined up for a 22km Time Trial and a 5km Hill Climb.
The men and women’s teams of NDF Volleyball Club were the dominating force in last weekend’s NVF Doc Tournament in Walvis Bay after winning the trophies in both gender categories.
In the women’s category the defending champions beat Revivals 2-0 in the final match of the tournament. NDF claimed the title without a single defeat throughout the tournament. Revivals finished second with UNAM claiming the bronze. DTS missed out on the podium by finishing fourth ahead of teams from Rehoboth and Grootfontein.