Friendsâ?? relegation fears deepened after they were held to a 1-all draw by Tigers at Windhoekâ??s Independence Stadium on Wednesday night.
Friends are now second last on the log on 20 points â?? still four points behind Blue Waters â?? with two matches remaining. They will now have to win their final two matches against Civics and African Stars and hope Blue Waters slip up against Eleven Arrows in their final match if they hope to remain in the Premier League.
Newly crowned Premier League champions Civics take on Ramblers and Friends face Tigers in Premier League matches at Windhoekâ??s Independence Stadium tonight.
Civics are assured of the first prize of N$500 000, but Ramblers, however, still have a lot to play for â?? N$95 000 in fact â?? since the second placed team will receive N$225 000 and the third placed team N$130 000.
The Namibian Cycling Federation (NCF) has named a six-man team with one reserve for the upcoming All Africa Games in Algiers in July as well as the B World Championships in Cape Town in September.
The team includes professional cyclists Erik Hoffmann and Dan Craven, but for the first time in 15 years excludes veteran cyclist Mannie Heymans.
By Festus Nakatana
Bank Windhoek today launched its ninth Bank Windhoek National Business Challenge Relay at its city centre's head office.
According to Helene Badenhorst, Bank Windhoek's head of corporate communication and investment, the event will take place at the University of Namibia (Unam) sport grounds on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15 with a total sponsorship to the tune of N$80 000.
Namibiaâ??s Brave Warriors will play Zambiaâ??s Chipolopolo as preparation for their upcoming African Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Libya and the DR Congo next month.
Namibian coach Ben Bamfuchile told Namibia Sport that Zambia had agreed in principle to play the friendly, but that the date and venue still had to be ironed out.