Archive - Feb 15, 2012 - Story
Black Africa beat Tigers 2-0 on Wednesday to stretch their lead to nine points at the top of the Namibia Premier League log.
Second half goals by Bryan Bantam and Marco van Wyk gave them victory, and brought them a step closer to maintaining their title. After 13 matches, Black Africa are still unbeaten with 10 wins and three draws.
Black Africa came out attacking from the onset but Tigers’ defence did well to maintain them in the opening stages.
Namibia’s fistball season will kick off this Saturday, 18 February 2012, with the season’s opening tournament. The SKW Sport Club will host a total of eleven teams that will be participating in two categories. The games start at 8h30.
After an absence of four years the Swakopmund based SFC Sport Club will once again participate against the top Namibian fistball teams having registered a team for the A category.
The Brave Warriors climbed two positions to 120 on the latest FIFA rankings which were released on Wednesday.
They didn’t play any matches in the period under review, but recorded two important goalless draws before that.
On December 22 they drew 0-0 against Angola in Lubango and on January 14 they once again drew 0-0 against the current African champions Zambia in Johannesburg. The Brave Warriors are now ranked 120 in the world and 32 in Africa.
The national women’s Under-20 team will have a big challenge as they take on African powerhouse Ghana away at Accra on Saturday.
The two sides meet for the first leg of their FIFA Women U20 World Cup qualifier match with the return leg scheduled for Windhoek on March 4.
The team is relatively young with six players from the U17 team featuring in the squad for exposure, according to head coach of women’s soccer Jacqueline Shipanga.