Submitted by newsdesk on Fri, 10/15/2010 - 16:45.
Submitted by editor on Fri, 10/15/2010 - 08:14.
The Fistball world will focus on Namibia on the 15 and 16 October 2010. For the fourth time after 2000, 2002 and 2005 the Fistball World Club Cup will be decided in Windhoek.
The games will be played at the SKW club in Olympia where the best club team in the world will be determined at the tournament. Traditionally the world club championship is decided between the best European and South American club team.
Submitted by newsdesk on Mon, 10/11/2010 - 11:03.
Namibia will host the Fistball World Club Cup on 15 and 16 October and will be represented by SKW at the tournament.
Four clubs will travel to Namibia for the tournament including the Brazilian ladies champions Duque de Caxias and their male team Ginastica Novo Haburgo. A ladies team from Austria, Raifeisen Dialog Telekom Arnreit, will also take part in the tournament which will include the current European men’s champions FBS ASO Linz-Urfahr.
Namibia is the only country in Africa, which plays fistball and therefore SKW, who are the current national champions will represent Namibia.
Submitted by editor on Wed, 09/15/2010 - 13:18.
The Namibian Fistball league champion will be determined this weekend with the decisive games taking place at the Ramblers Sport Grounds in Windhoek on Saturday.
The day’s play will kick off at 8h00 with the U14 league where the SFC Sport Club and Cohen FC occupy the top of the log separated only by goal difference. Both teams have 27 points and they will meet in a game which will determine the new champions in this league.
Submitted by newsdesk on Mon, 07/26/2010 - 11:07.
The Namibian Under 18 Fistball Team finished fifth at the fourth U18 Fistball World Cup in Lloret de Mar, Spain over the weekend.
In their first match they faced Brazil and lost the match in two straight sets (11-5, 11-4). Namibia went on to lose their next three matches. They won the first set 11-0 against Austria, but lost the match 2-1. They were also beaten by Switzerland (2-0) and Chile (2-0) on the opening day of the tournament on July 22.
Submitted by editor on Tue, 10/27/2009 - 07:00.
Launch of fundraising initiative announced
A successful year concluded for Namibian Fistball on Saturday when the National Cup was hosted at the SFC Sport Club in Swakopmund - the same place at which the Fistball World converged in January this year to determine the best youth teams in the world. At the cup competition over the weekend, two categories were in action – the A category for more advanced teams, and the B category for social, youth and ladies teams.
Submitted by editor on Fri, 10/02/2009 - 07:42.
By Christiaan Knobloch
There were no surprises at the play offs for the Namibian Fistball league championships with the favourites taking the titles in the National A and B league on Saturday 26 September. Sport Klub Windhoek (SKW) 1 were the worthy winners in the top Namibian league while Cohen Fistball Club (CFC) 3 trounced their opponents to win the National B league.
Submitted by editor on Sun, 01/04/2009 - 20:16.
Germany and Austria were crowned the men and women´s champions at the Fistball Youth World Cup in Swakopmund on Sunday, while Namibia´s men ´s team finished sixth and their women fifth.
Namibia´s men´s team first lost their quarterfinal encounter 3-1 against Austria before coming up against Chile in the fifth place playoff match.
Namibia had beaten Chile 3-0 in their first pool match but this time Chile prevailed in an exciting five setter. Chile won the first two sets before Namibia staged a great comeback to draw level.
Submitted by editor on Sat, 01/03/2009 - 19:08.
Namibia continued to struggle at the Fistball Youth World Cup on Friday with its men and women´s teams losing both their matches against Switzerland and Germany.
Germany 3 Namibia 0 – men (11-5, 11-7, 11-4)
Namibia´s men were thoroughly beaten by the favourites Germany. Germany took an early 5-^1 lead in the first set but Namibia did well to reduce the gap to 6-4. Germany however stepped up the pressure to easily win the set 11-5.
Submitted by editor on Fri, 01/02/2009 - 20:27.
Namibia found the going tough on the second day of the Youth Fistball World Cup with both the men and women`s teams losing to Austria.
Namibia 1 Austria 3
Namibia`s men`s team put up a great fight before losing 3-1 to Austria. After a furious start Namibia took a 3-1 lead in the first set. Namibian spiker Viggo von Scheliha made his mark with some hard hitting shots but not much separated the sides as they drew level at 6-all. Austria took a 9-8 lead and called for a time out which worked to their advantage as they won the first set 11-8.