Archive - Jun 16, 2011 - Story
FNB Namibia officially opened the FNB Legacy U17 development tournament on Thursday afternoon with Deputy Minister of Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture Honourable Pohamba Shifeta, Kalusha Bwalya - Zambia’s Sportsman of the Century and 2010 FIFA World Cup Ambassador – as well as Namibian soccer icon Lolo Goraseb in attendance.
In his address Shifeta thanked FNB Namibia for their continuous support of sport in Namibia and in particular soccer.
St George’s went on top of the newly founded Telecom Girls Soccer League after beating St Pauls College 3-0 at SKW recently.
Hilya Itamba put St George’s in the lead in the 14th minute and Abrille Beukes extended their lead when she converted a penalty just after halftime. In the final minutes of the match, Itamba scored again to put the final score at 3-0.
The organisers of an Under 17 International Youth Tournament in Germany have refuted claims that Namibia was given special permission to enter an Under 20 team for the competition or that other teams also had overage players in the tournament.
Namibia’s Under 20 team won the VfL Theesen International Youth Tournament on Monday when they beat Arminia Bielefeld Under 17 1-0 in the final through a goal by Black Africa striker Roger Katjiteo.
The NFA Galz and Goals 2011 league kicked off in all the different towns recently with more girls taking part in the U13 and U15 leagues.
In the Omaheke region, the launch for the new league took place at the Legare Sports Complex, Gobabis with about 90 girls from various schools taking part.
In one of the U13 matches, defending champions Gobabis Primary School took on Nossoville Primary School in an exciting match in front of the crowd of supporters who turned up to watch.