Submitted by editor on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 15:47.
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:
Submitted by editor on Sun, 07/01/2012 - 12:45.
Windhoek High School dominated the FNB Davin Sport Festival which took place at their sports grounds from Thursday to Saturday.
WHS won the rugby and hockey competitions with ease, while Elnatan won the netball competition.
Close to 500 children from Namibian and South African schools competed in the festival that has become one of the school sporting highlights on the Namibian sporting calendar. It was the fifth consecutive year that the festival had taken place since its launch in 2008.
Submitted by editor on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 12:29.
The FNB Classic Clashes got underway in Windhoek over the weekend with St Georges beating St Paul’s College 4-0 in soccer, while Windhoek Afrikaanse Privaat Skool (WAP) beat Moria Private School from Outjo 21-5 in rugby.
On Friday, a crowd of about 300 fans packed the Ramblers stadium for the annual contest between St Georges and St Paul’s College, encouraging their teams throughout the encounter with constant singing and chanting.
Submitted by editor on Tue, 06/12/2012 - 21:38.
FNB Namibia announced a sponsorship of N$75 000 for the FNB WHS Sport Festival which will take place for the fifth consecutive year on June 28 to 30.
The FNB WHS Sport Festival has been organised in conjunction with the Janine and Suzelle Davin Sport Trust Fund for the past five years and offers an opportunity to sports teams from leading schools in Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe to battle it out for honours in rugby, netball, hockey and tennis at WHS’s FNB Stadium.
FNB Namibia’s Group Legal Advisor Brian Katjaerua said they were proud to be associated with the initiative.
Submitted by editor on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 14:04.
The FNB Classic Clashes were launched for the fourth consecutive year in Windhoek on Wednesday morning.
The popular school sport competition has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception in 2009, from an initial seven schools to 20 schools that will battle it out in rugby, soccer and netball matches over the next four months.
Speaking at the launch, Dixon Norval, the head of FNB Marketing and Corporate Communications said that FNB was proud of the competition which had become a sought after programme with most schools wishing to become involved.
Submitted by editor on Tue, 05/15/2012 - 18:40.
Old Mutual recently launched the annual Old Mutual Far North Championships in Ongwediva.
It is the ninth consecutive year that the championships will be held, while Old Mutual has contributed a total of N$1 271 400 during that time for the promotion and organisation of the event.
The total sponsorship for 2012 amounts to N$227 000.
In partnering with the Ministry of Youth, National Service and Culture and Schoemans, prize winners will be awarded with a photocopier machine to the value of N$15 000 including cash prizes, trophies and medals.
Submitted by editor on Fri, 04/20/2012 - 11:10.
The fifth edition of the Janine & Suzelle Davin Trust FNB Windhoek High School Sport Festival will take place on June 28-30, when leading schools from Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe will battle it out for honours in rugby, netball, hockey and tennis at WHS’s FNB Stadium.
Since the inaugural ceremony in 2008, the Janine & Suzelle Davin Sport Trust has gone from strength to strength, assisting increasingly more Namibian sportsmen and women to partake in sport and reaching their goals in their respective fields.
Submitted by editor on Mon, 07/11/2011 - 20:32.
Oshakati’s biggest soccer and netball tournament for primary and combined schools, the Metropolitan Summer Cup, was launched at the Oshakati Country Hotel on Thursday, 7th July 2011.
The Metropolitan Summer Cup has become a household name amongst learners, teachers, coaches and referees alike.
Currently in its fifth edition, the event has attracted 4 100 learners over the past four years situated in the Ohangwena, Oshana, Omusati and Oshikoto regions.
Submitted by editor on Sat, 07/09/2011 - 13:31.
St Georges beat St Pauls on a penalty shootout to win their FNB Classic Clashes match in Windhoek on Friday.
In a festive atmosphere at St Pauls’ home ground in Klein Windhoek both teams had plenty of support from their school mates on the sidelines and they were not disappointed as the match provided lots of thrills.
St Pauls did the early attacking but could not get past St Georges’ goalie and their resolute defence.
Submitted by editor on Mon, 07/04/2011 - 16:38.
The WHS Davin Sport Festival, sponsored by FNB Namibia, was a huge success with more than 500 children from Namibian and South African schools competing against each other in rugby, hockey, netball and tennis competitions over the weekend.
The festival started on Thursday morning with a march to the WHS Stadium accompanied by the Police orchestra. The tournament kicked off at 12h00 on Thursday and continued through to 14h00 on Saturday. In total, 21 hockey matches, 18 netball matches, six rugby matches and 15 tennis matches took place.