By Bernd Kroemer
As expected, the rightfull winner of the Open/125cc Class once again came from Botswana. Ross Branch won his races without much ado but his lead over the rest of the pack is getting smaller! The MX-pro from Botswana, who's races in Namibia are sponsored by Namibia Technical Services, collects the â??silverwareâ? but at the same time does a lot to improve the sport's reputation in Namibia.
Libya beat Ethiopia 3-1 at home in Tripoli on June 17 to go second on the log in Group 10 of the African Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Libya now have seven points after five matches and lead Namibia with a slightly better goal aggregate.
By Festus Nakatana
Namibia Sport Man of the Match: Meraai Swartbooi
Abisai Shiningayamwe 6
Had a steady game in goals and was effective in catching the high balls. He was however caught ball watching when the DRCâ??s Lomana Lua Lua hit the post with a header. Shinigawamye however recovered quickly to grab the loose ball and deny the DRC a second goal.
Romania beat Namibia 28-16 in their final match at the IRB Nations Cup tournament in Bucharest, Romania on Saturday, June 16.
It was Namibiaâ??s third successive defeat, which saw them finishing at the bottom of the log.
Namibia gave a great performance to draw 1-all against the DR Congo on Saturday, but will be disappointed that they did not win the match.
In a pulsating match in front of close to 10 000 fans, Zola Matumona put the DRC ahead with a fine solo effort in the 27th minute, but Michael Pienaar headed in the equalizer from a corner in the 40th minute.