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Local middleweight boxer Paulinus ‘John John’ Ndjolonimu on Saturday sent shock waves across the Windhoek Country Club hall when he stopped veteran Anthony Jarman in the last round with a devastating right hand to the head to be crowned new WBO Africa super middleweight king. About 200 athletes are expected to compete at the senior track and field championships, slated for Saturday and Sunday at the Independence Stadium in the capital. Unam Rugby Club head coach Johan Diergaardt is targeting to kick start their Namibia Rugby Premier League campaign on a high note when they face Trustco United tomorrow at the Unam Stadium in the capital. The opening round of matches in the newly-established Namibia Premier Football League (NPFL) will officially kick off this weekend in Windhoek and Mariental, with all games to be played tomorrow and Sunday at both the Sam Nujoma stadium and Mariental stadium. The Khomas Super 10 Netball League, which was previously known as the Khomas Netball League, officially kicked off with games over the weekend at the Wanderers court in the capital. Local sprint sensation Christine Mboma on Saturday again left all in awe when she clocked an astonishing time of 49.22 seconds to win the 400m race at the Athletics Namibia (AN) National Championship held at the Independence stadium over the weekend. The Namibia Football Association (NFA) yesterday conducted the draw of the new Namibia Premier Football League (NPFL) and that of the MTC NFA Cup, which are both set to kick off next weekend, 17 April. Local long-distance runner Tomas Rainhold, who qualified for this year’s Olympics, says he has been training hard in a quest to rewrite the history books at the upcoming Tokyo Games. Newly elected chairman of the Khomas Boxing Federation (KBF), Joel Ngungu has unpacked his ambitions for the local amateur boxing body, saying his long-term plan is to produce more Olympians for the country. A group of 11 Namibian para-athletes will this week travel to Port Elizabeth to compete in the South African national championships slated to start on Friday. The Khomas Super 10 Netball League will again take centre stage this weekend, with exciting games lined up for tomorrow and Saturday at the Wanderers’ courts in the capital. Emotional distress and social pressure that comes with hitting the limelight too early in your career can have far-reaching consequences for athletes and can many a time lead to mental health challenges.