Unam’s men’s Premier League side increased their lead at the top of the Telecom Namibia Indoor Hockey League when they comfortably beat the X Team 8-2 in Walvis Bay on Saturday.
The X Team did well to hold them to a slender 2-1 lead at the break, but Unam finished stronger to score six more second half goals to win the match with a bonus point.
Unam captain Joseph Kashamako was in great form, scoring four goals, while Erastus Kashungu and Kave Tjikuniva each scored two and Erwin Handura one goal.
Collin Peake and Stephen Peake replied for the X Team.
It was their third successive victory with a bonus point which saw them stretching their lead to 12 points from three matches.
In another match in Walvis Bay, Windhoek Old Boys recorded their first win of the season when they beat the X Team 8-5.
Old Boys opened the scoring through Hano Walters, but the X Team drew level throgh Franken Otto and took a 2-1 lead when Dewald Coetzee scored just before halftime.
The X Team came out attacking immediately after the break and further goals by Steven Peake, Otto and Franken gave them a 5-2 lead.
But that’s as good as it got for the home side as WOB finished stronger, scoring six unanswered goals, with Luke Pennefather scoring three, Hano Walters two and Siabonga Martins one.
Unam now lead the Men’s Premier League with 12 points from three matches, followed by WOB with four points from two matches.
In the Women’s Premier League, DTS thrashed Wanderers 9-3 after leading 4-1 at halftime to remain at the top of the log.
Maggie Mengo was DTS’ star player, scoring six goals, while Wiandri Ludwig, Andrea Grogli and Frieda Kalondo scored the other goals.
Britta Haensel, Wilmarie Walters and Juanne Louw replied for Wanderers.
The result sees DTS leading the Women’s Premier League with eight points from two matches, with WOB second on four points from one match.