Tristan de Lange won the Otjiwa Eagle Ride Mountain Bike Challenge on Saturday after beating Costa Seibeb and Martin Freyer in a sprint to the line.
All three cyclists completed the 80km marathon in a time of two hours 40 minutes 15 seconds, with De Lange just pipping Seibeb and Freyer by a few centimetres to the line.
Gerhard Mans finished more than five minutes behind in fourth place (2:45:52) while Michael Pretorius came fifth in 2:49:42.
Johannes Naitembu and Alina Almas won the first leg of the Old Mutual Victory Races series in Oshakati on Saturday.
Naitembu won the Elite Male category in 55 minutes 49 seconds, followed by Paulus Vilho in 55:55 and Pinehas Embashu in 56:01.
Almas won the Elite Women’s category in 1:02:31, followed by Nangula Ekandjo in 1:04:53 and Sarti Ishitile in 1:06:55.
The event was supposed to cover 21km but the route measurer made a mistake with the result that these times can not be considered for record purposes.
With the Cosafa Cup due to take place after a four year absence in July again, Namibia Sport will bring you an overview of the competition over the next few weeks.
In our first contribution we take a trip down memory lane and take a look at the inaugural competition in 1997.
1997 Cosafa Cup - a History
Zambia were crowned inaugural champions of the COSAFA Cup after they claimed the 1997 event with top spot in the tournament mini-league.
The maiden Southern African championship featured nine sides, including East African guests Tanzania.
On Friday, May 31 the first game of the 2013 FNB Classic Clashes kicked off in Keetmanshoop when Suiderlig Secondary School and JA Nell met for a soccer match on the Suiderlig Sports fields.
JA Nell won 5-4 on penalties after the teams were tied at 0-0 at the end of full time.
Midfielder Marley Engelbrecht of JA Nell was crowned FNB Classic Clash Man of the Match, while Marilyne Coetzee of Suiderlig Secondary School was named Namib Mills Hero.
The final group of the Brave Warriors squad will arrive in Blantyre on Monday afternoon ahead of Wednesday’s CAF Group F 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier match scheduled for 13h30, Namibian time.
According to the NFA president John Muinjo the final group of players who were part of the 2013 Bidvest Namibia Cup final on Saturday night at the Sam Nujoma Stadium flew out on Sunday to Ethiopia and is expected to meet up with the other players by Monday.