Archive - Jan 26, 2012 - Story
A statement by Namibia Swimming Union president Klaus Laborn that Namibian swimmers will not qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games has come under fire from various quarters.
Laborn had earlier told Namibia Sport that Namibian swimmers won’t qualify for the Olympics because there was not enough time left, while they were too far off the qualifying times.
Black Africa FC will travel to Walvis Bay this weekend on a tour that is meant to strengthen the morale and spirit of the team ahead of the second half of the MTC Premiership 2011/12 season.
This was announced by the team’s chairman, Cassius Moetie on Thursday.
“Our team building tour to Walvis Bay is part of the partnership between Black Africa and our principal sponsor FNB,” Moetie said.
Four female Namibian cricket players were invited to the ICC-Africa Regional Office’s Senior Women’s Elite Cricket Academy from 11 to 14 February in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The aim of the academy is to enhance the players’ cricketing skills as well as motivate and enhance women’s participation in cricket in Africa.
The four players who were invited are Anneri van Schoor who captained the team at the African T20 competition held in Uganda recently, Irene van Zyl (vice captain), Carmin Liebenberg (wicket keeper) and Loraine Brink (opening batsman).
Namibian tennis player Tuki Jacobs recently returned home from competing in four ITF Grade 1 Junior tournaments in South America.
The first tournament was in Mexico where he played in the Alberto Juvenil Mexicano tournament and lost in the first round. Ricky Menedilla from Mexico beat him 6-2, 6-1.
In the next tournament at the Copa del Café in Costa Rica, Jacobs did not manage to qualify to play after he lost in the third and final round of the qualifiers.