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South Africa took a comfortable lead on the first day of the 2013 Zone 6 Golf Tournament as all eight their players won their singles matches for a total of eight [points.
They were followed by Zimbabwe on 6 points, while Kenya and Zambia are joint third on 4,5 points each.
The host country Namibia was joint fifth with Botswana on 3,5 points, followed by Malawi on 3, Swaziland on 2 and Mozambique on 1 point.
The scorecard is attached.
African Stars will have to be strong at the back when they take on Hotspurs in the quarterfinals of the 2013 Bidvest Cup on Saturday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.
According to African Stars captain Pat-Nevin Uanivi, Stars have been letting in too many goals and that can be costly against a Hotspurs side that have nothing to lose when they face off in the second match of the day at the Sam Nujoma stadium at 18h00.
“In the Cup we have been scoring but also letting in many goals and we have to make sure at the back on Saturday because there are no second chances in the Cup,” he said.
Some top class athletics was on display over the weekend when Namibia’s finest young athletes from all 13 regions converged on the Windhoek Independence Stadium for the Coca-Cola NSSU National Championships.
There were some fine performances, with a total of 11 national age group records being established while Divan Rossouw of Khomas also qualified for the World Youth Championships that will take place in Donetsk, Ukraine on July 10 - 14.
Heinrich Kohne was the overall winner of the Rock and Rut Mountain Bike Cross Country series in Windhoek on Saturday.
Kohne, completed the 5,7km five-lap event in an overall time of one hour 27 minutes 6 seconds, to finish nearly four minutes ahead of junior cyclist Michael Pretorius, who was second overall in 1:31:00.
Another Elite cyclist Jacques Celliers came third overall in 1:33:10.
The Welwitschias ran in 11 tries for a one-sided 71-7 victory against the Hardap Raiders in the main match of the Navachab Challenge at the national Rugby Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Flyhalf Justin Nel had his kicking boots on, converting eight tries while he also scored a try for a personal tally of 21 points.
It was an efficient performance by the Welwitschias against a strong Hardap side that was made up of players from Rehoboth’s two Premier League clubs, Reho Falcon and Rehoboth Rugby Club.
Namibian Olympic athlete Tjipekapora Herunga showed the Mauritian crowd in the packed Germain Comarmond Stadium-Bambous on Thursday, April 18 that she is slowly getting back to her best as the won the 400m in 52,35 seconds - a qualifying time for the World Championships in Moscow.
Running in Lane 6, Herunga dominated the race from the start as she took the lead over the first 120m and negotiated the head wind in the back straight well to power home over the last 200m and show South African champion Rorisang Ramonnye a clean pair of heals.
Namibia beat Holland by 45 runs on Sunday to move up to second place in the Four Nations T20 cricket tournament in Windhoek.
After a slow start, Namibia recovered well to score 147 for six wickets off their 20 overs. Holland bogged them down with some tight bowling, and by the halfway stage, Namibia only had 61 runs for the loss of three wickets.
Some good batting by new cap JP Kotze (26 not out off 16 balls) towards the end however saw them reach a respectable score.
Stephan Baard top scored with 26, while Sarel Burger added 24 runs.
Namibia lost their opening match in the T20 Four Nations tournament when they went down by seven wickets to the South African Emerging team.
Namibia set a fine total of 160 for victory, mainly through LP van der Westhuizen with a great knock of 63 off 45 balls.
Cameron Delport however guided SA to victory with 69 off 40 balls, while there were also good contributions from Yaseen Vallie (36 not out) and Jean Symes (27 not out).
Namibia got off to a dreadful start after being put in to bat as Stephan Baard was dismissed for a duck by the speedster Andrew Birch.
Black Africa beat Civics 2-1 in a controversial match on Friday evening.
Muna Katupose put BA ahead barely a minute after replacing Jerome Louis, when he slammed home a cross by Willy Stephanus on 63m.
14m later Marco van Wyk headed in a cross to make it 2-0 and although Civics players argued intensely with the linesman for an offside, the goal stood.
Sadney Urikhob pulled one back for Civics on 86m wit a fine individual goal.
The Live Commentary of the match:
And thats fulltime BA win 2-1
Immanuel Naidjala made a confident debut in Gaborone on Wednesday when he met up with Leslie Sekotswe to promote their upcoming rematch in Windhoek on the 5th of July.
He vowed to beat Sekotswe to win the IBF International Bantamweight title in the rematch after their first fight ended in a draw and the title remained vacant.