The inaugural Cycle to Work Day saw a great turnout as about 200 people took to the streets of Windhoek in a procession to raise awareness for cycling safety in Namibia.
The cyclists gathered early at the Maerua Lifestyle Centre on Friday morning, with one group even driving all the way from Gobabis to be part of the procession.
One of their members, Willem Visser said it was important to show their support.
Defending champions Western Suburbs start their campaign in the 2013 Rugby Premier League on Saturday with a tough match against last year’s beaten finalists, Rehoboth Rugby Club.
Last year’s final was a close affair as Suburbs overcame a halftime deficit to win 27-22 and Saturday’s match at Suburbs Park should once again be evenly balanced.
Both teams like to run the ball and traditionally play fast, attacking rugby and an exciting match can be expected.
The Namibian Under 20 rugby team was given a worthy farewell on Wednesday evening before it leaves for Chile later this month to compete in the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy competition for the first time in four years.
Zimbabwe had represented Africa for the past three years, but Namibia reclaimed their position as Africa’s best country after South Africa when they beat Zimbabwe in the African qualifying final last year to book their ticket to Chile.
The president of the Namibia Rugby Union, Bradley Basson called on the players to give their best for their country.
The Bank Windhoek National Volleyball Ladies League will fully kick off the 2013 season on Saturday, 18 May at the DTS Hall in Windhoek.
The first game of the year was played in Grootfontein on 27 April 2013, and saw EWVC coming out victorious against DTS, 3:1.
Four games will be played in the Ladies League, with last year’s winners, NDF ladies considered the top favourite in the league.
The ladies of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) and Khomas Nampol VC (KNVC) will play against Revivals VC and Sport Club Windhoek (SKW) respectively.
The biggest soccer match of the year takes place on Saturday when Black Africa and African Stars lock horns at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.
Not only will the match in all likelihood determine the outcome of the 2012/13 Namibia Premier League title, but it will also lay down a marker in the struggle for Namibian soccer supremacy.
In recent years Black Africa and African Stars have emerged as the powerhouses of Namibian football, with Stars winning the title for two consecutive seasons from 2008 to 2010 and Black Africa winning twice in a row from 2010 to 2012.