Swedish coach Roger Palmgren has been appointed at the Brave Warriors’ new coach.
In a press release issued by the Namibia Football Association, it said that Palmgren would succeed Bernard Kaanjuka as ‘the new and now also substantive coach of the Brave Warriors.’
The rest of the statement reads as follows:
Roger has extensive knowledge of Africa having worked on the continent for a totaI of more than 19 years.
The KIA Mountainbike Series 2013 kicks off with the third edition of the Klein-Aus Vista Challenge on Thursday, 2 May and Friday, 3 May.
More than 120 participants have signed up for the popular two-stage event taking place on a challenging and scenic track in the Aus Mountains, which are located between Keetmanshoop and Lüderitz in the South West of Namibia.
The riders have the option to compete in the full marathon (132 km/66 km per day) or half-marathon (66 km/33 km per day).
The Namibia Rugby Union has secured several friendly matches for the national team, the Welwitschias, as their preparation for the 2015 World Cup intensifies.
So far this year, the Welwitschias have only played four matches against regional Namibian teams in the Navachab Cup competition, but the standard of opposition was generally low as the Welwitschias ran up some big victories.
On March 18, they beat the Western Chiefs 62-0 and followed that up with a 55-6 victory against the Hardap Raiders in Keetmanshoop on April 6.
With only three rounds left in the 2012/13 NPL MTC Premiership, a fascinating title race is unfolding between Black Africa and African Stars, who play Tigers and Eleven Arrows respectively in Round 20 matches this weekend.
Only three rounds ago, Black Africa still held a six-point lead over Stars and seemed to be well on course towards securing their third successive MTC Premiership title.
African Stars will face Rundu Chiefs and Mighty Gunners will meet United Stars in the semifinals of the Bidvest Namibia Cup on May 11.
The draw was conducted at the NFA’s Soccer House in Katutura, but the venues still have to be confirmed.
The Organising Committee will also have to confirm the kick-off times for the two semi-finals, while the winners will advance to the Bidvest Namibia Cup final to be played on June 1.
African Stars coach Ali Akan said they didn’t mind who they played against, but warned that the smaller clubs would not be pushovers.