The 2013 national bowls championships commenced last Saturday and are currently underway at four different venues in Windhoek.
Action will continue until this coming Saturday, 11 May, when the finals will be played at Eros Bowling Club near the Safari Court Hotel.
The other venues are the Windhoek Bowling Club, the TransNamib Bowling Club and the Bowls facilities at the Windhoek Country Club.
A total of 109 games were played over the opening weekend to determine the finalists in the Pairs competition.
The first ever edition of the Skorpion Zinc U/17 Cup played at in Keetmanshoop over the past weekend saw one hundred goals scored by the youngsters with Oshikoto Region’s Josef Utoni top scoring with 11 goals in six matches.
The youngster from Tsumeb told nfa.org.na that he used the tournament as a stepping stone to greater things in life so that he could one day enjoy his dream of playing top flight football for his boyhood club Black Africa.
Windhoek United took over at the top of the Southern Stream First Division log after beating former log leaders Blue Boys 3-1 at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Sunday.
Windhoek United dominated possession from the start and took the lead midway through the first half when Blue Boys goalie Abiud Karuuko failed to hold onto a Lucky Uirab shot and midfielder Nelson Hochobeb pounced to put the loose ball into the net.
Just before halftime Echud Pauleno made it 2-0 with a great shot from the edge of the box.
Tristan de Lange destroyed the field to win the Klein Aus Vista Mountain Bike Challenge outside Aus on Friday.
The 15-year-old De Lange completed the two-day 132km marathon in a total time of six hours 12 minutes 33 seconds, to finish more than five minutes ahead of junior Martin Freyer, who came second in 6:18:08.
Another junior cyclist Herbert Peters followed more than 30 minutes behind De Lange to come third overall in 6:45:55, while Pieter Swiegers was the first Master home, coming fourth overall in 7:09:08.
Zambia’s national soccer team, comprising of players based in the country, will play Namibia in an international friendly match on May 24, as part of the teams’ preparations for two tournaments.
Both countries will be preparing for the Cosafa Senior Challenge Cup and the Chan tournaments in July.
The Football Association of Zambia (Faz) has clinched the friendly to be played in Windhoek on May 24.
Faz spokesperson Erick Mwanza told supersport.com that they have already agreed on the date with Namibia.