• May 19th, 2019
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POSTS BY Carlos Kambaekwa

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Paulo Martins, the Copper Town football playing “Porra”

TSUMEB – Born Paulo Martins on the 29th of April 1967 in the remotely coastal town of Cabinda in Northern Angola, young Paulo relocated to South West Africa (SWA) as a toddler barely out of his nappies with his parents – only to resurface in the Copper Town of Tsumeb. 

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Cometh the hour, cometh the lady

It’s quite amazing how times can fly, yours truly vividly remembers the day when a young skinny shy girl showed her competitors a clean pair of heels to clinch victory in the junior section of the maiden edition of the prestigious annual Old Mutual Victory Race series in Oshakati, more than two decades gone.

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Remembering Micah “Capro” Ngapurue 1951 - 2009

Back in the day, schools dominated the beautiful game of football to the extend that many local teams were made to play second fiddle to these learning institutions in the popular knockout cup tournaments played country wide.

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Tribute to Harold ‘Oorlog’ Olivier 1962 – 2019

Another dark chapter has befallen the local football fraternity following the untimely death of former Young Ones Football Club hard-galloping no-nonsense forward Harold Olivier, better known as ‘Oorlog’ amongst his teammates.

Mission accomplished, the final  chapter

It’s with great difficulty as yours truly tries by all means to wrestle and hold back tears of joy, ecstasy and above all, a certain measure of massive disappointment, wheel-barrowed by a pinch of bitterness scrolling down my advancing cheeks.

Time to compete, mere participation must fall!!!

So, Namibia will be fully represented in a pair of major August sport gatherings this year following our national senior football and rugby fifteen side the Welwitschias and the Brave Warriors qualification for the Rugby World Cup in Japan and the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt, respectively.

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Deadly ‘Pikes’, red-hot Hotto score match-winning goals

WINDHOEK – Brave Warriors pair of the foreign legion Peter ‘Pikes’ Shalulile and Deon Hotto-Kavendjii were both in devastating form, scoring match-winning goals for their respective clubs Highlands Park and Bidvest Wits University in the stinking rich South African Professional Soccer League (PSL) last weekend.

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Throwback with the roaring “Big Cat” in the Jungle....Stanley “Tiger” Goagoseb

Back in the day, recreational establishments were called into life strictly on the basis of tribal affiliation and family attachment, nothing more, and nothing less. If you were a young aspiring footballer and happened to reside in the Nama section or adjacent Damara location in the vast populated Katutura township for natives – your ultimate destination would have been already determined by design.