Archive - Feb 6, 2012 - Story
The first race in the Bank Windhoek Namibian National Enduro Series will take place at the Tony Rust race track this coming Saturday, 11 February 2012.
This event, co-sponsored by Propshaft Engineering, is also the first round of the FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme - International Motorcycling Federation) Africa Southern Off-Road Challenge (SORC).
Riders from Zambia, Botswana and South Africa will compete against their Namibian counterparts over rough and very rocky terrain.
Ramblers’ young centre back Emilio Martin has gone to the top of the NPL Goalscoring chart with seven goals after scoring two goals in their 4-2 victory against Hotspurs on Saturday.
Martin’s first goal came from the penalty spot, while his second was a superb freekick that he curled around the wall from the edge of the box.
Most of Martins’ goals have come from set pieces as he is Ramblers’ regular penalty and freekick taker.
Namibian soccer player Miguel Hamutenya has joined Malta First Division club Luxol St Andrews while he waits for his work permit from the UK to play for Glascow Rangers.
Hamutenya’s agent Jonathan Hope told Namibia Sport that he had joined Luxol until May, when he will hopefully rejoin Rangers.
Upon entering the city of Khartoum on Wednesday, Tour d’Afrique riders could relish the fact that they have completed section one of eight in the longest timed stage race in the world.
This landmark marks the end of the Pharaoh’s Delight section and the beginning of The Gorge section.
After riding a little more than 2 000km this journey is now well and truly underway and most riders are starting to feel comfortable with the new routine they have adopted for the next four months.
Namibia’s Under 17 women’s soccer team suffered a 5-0 defeat at South Africa on Saturday to put an end to their chances of making it to the 2012 FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup.
The two sides had played to a 1-1 draw in the first leg in Windhoek two weeks ago and Namibia entered the return leg full of confidence of gaining a positive result.
But in then end the South Africans proved too strong for the Namibian ladies as the former scored five unanswered goals to take a 6-1 aggregate win into the second round of the African World Cup qualifiers.