Julius ‘Blue Machine’ Indongo will be the main attraction when he takes on Nelson Banda of Zambia in a non-title fight over 10 rounds at the Kuisebmund Hall in Walvis Bay on Saturday night.
Indongo is still unbeaten after 13 professional fights while Banda has a record of six wins, two defeats and one draw.
There will be several other interesting match-ups on the undercard, with the popular Mandume Pohamba taking on Tommy Hango in a welterweight fight over 10 rounds.
Swedish coach Roger Palmgren has been signed by the Namibia Football Association as Namibia’s national coach for two years with an option of an extra year.
This was revealed by NFA Secretary General Barry Rukoro when Palmgren was introduced to the media at Soccer House on Wednesday morning.
“We agreed on a two-year contract with an option for another year, but we hope it will be longer than that,” Rukoro said.
Palmgren said he was approached by the NFA and decided to take up the challenge of coaching the Brave Warriors.
Mighty Gunners captain Harold Ochurub is ready to lead his side past United Stars into the 2013 Bidvest Namibia Cup, as the semifinals take center stage at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday.
The Otjiwarongo-based side Mighty Gunners breezed through to the last four sides in the competition with a narrow 1-0 victory over Blue Waters in the quarterfinals at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.
According to Ochurub, Mighty Gunners will play attacking football against their opponents as they set their eyes on reaching their first major final.
The popular Old Mutual Victory Races series will take place for the 13th year consecutive year after Old Mutual announced a sponsorship of N$500 000 for this year’s event, at a press conference in Windhoek on Tuesday.
This year’s series will consist of four races, and will kick off in Oshakati on June 1.
The rest of the races take place in Swakopmund (June 22), Keetmanshoop (July 13) and Windhoek (July 27).
Welwitschias coach Danie Vermeulen has made six changes to the side that lost 50-39 against the South African Universities last weekend, for their upcoming practise match against South Africa U20 in Stellenbosch on Saturday.
Vermeulen said that he was still experimenting and wanted to give everyone a chance to prove themselves.
“I’m using a rotation policy and I want to give everyone in the squad a chance to prove themselves. We have called up some players who were on the bench last Saturday, with the others moving to the bench,” he said.