FNB Namibia launched the sixth FNB Classic Clashes at St. Paul’s College in Windhoek on Wednesday.
FNB Namibia has been the title sponsor since the introduction of the event in 2008 and the participating schools have grown from the initial 14 to 42 with even more schools wishing to participate in 2013.
At the official launch Ian Leyenaar, CEO of FNB Namibia said:
The NDF women’s team won all its matches at last weekend’s games of the Bank Windhoek National Volleyball Women’s League at the DTS Hall in Windhoek.
The soldiers justified their position as the favourites to win the league by beating SKW 3:1 and Revivals VC (RVC) 3:0.
NDF coach, Joel Matheus sounded confident of winning the league.
Namibia’s national men’s tennis team recently competed at the Davis Cup Africa Group III tournament in Egypt where they came seventh overall out of 13 competing nations.
The tournament took place at the Smash Tennis Academy in Cairo where the Namibian team of Tuki Jacobs, Henco Serdyn, Deon van Dyk and Michau Basson competed in Pool C against Madagascar and Rwanda.
Namibia comfortably won their opening match 3-0 against Rwanda on May 15.
Henco Serdyn beat Dieu Donne Habiyambere 6-3, 6-3, while Tuki Jacobs beat Jean Claude Gasigwa 6-1, 6-3.
Namibia’s women’s tennis team came joint 11th out of 13 nations in the Europe / Africa Group III category of the Federations Cup.
The competition took place in Chisinau, Moldova from May 6 to 11.
The Namibian team of Riekie Honiball and Liniques Theron competed in Pool B where they lost both their matches 3-0 against Morocco and Denmark.
Namibia were comprehensively beaten by Denmark on May 8, with Maria Jespersen beating Theron 6-4, 6-2, while Mai Grage beat Honiball 6-0, 6-0.
Honiball and Theron lost their doubles match 6-0, 6-0 against Grage and Malou Edjesgaard.
Heinrich Kohne notched up his second victory in the KIA Rock and Rut Mountain Bike Cross Country series when he won the second leg in Windhoek on Saturday.
Kohne led from the start to complete the five-lap 6,9km course in one hour 32 minutes 25 seconds, to finish more than four minutes ahead of Gerhard Mans who came second in 1:36:58.
Michael Pretorius, who won the Junior category, came third overall in 1:39:26, while Charl Fouche was the third-placed elite rider in 1:39:30.