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The only thing standing between Namibia’s featherweight boxer Sakaria ‘Desert Storm’ Lukas and his dream of taking a shot at the world title is Mexican fighter Isaac Avelar, and tonight both boxers will take to the ring to settle the debate. Namibia’s featherweight boxer Sakaria “Desert Storm” Lukas suffered his first career defeat to Mexican fighter Isaac Avelar on Saturday during their super featherweight bout at the AT&T Cowboy Stadium in Arlington, Texas, USA. Blossom Jacobs, chairperson of the Hardap regional team for the 2020 MTC Namibia Youth Games, said the region is ready and wants to go all the way at the upcoming national multisport youth games set for Rietfontein in the Otjozondjupa region. Namibia Rugby Union (NRU) chief executive officer, Theo Grunewald, says the financial grants that will soon be coming from the continental rugby governing body Rugby Africa will be used for various developmental projects. Judging from Monday’s performance in their 2-1 win over Malawi, local football pundits believe that the country’s junior football side the Young Warriors stand a great chance of reaching the semi-finals of the 2020 Cosafa U/20 Cup, which is underway in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa. Solly Duiker, the national director of the Namibia Schools Sport Union (NSSU), says the MTC Namibia Youth Games are helping to fast-track the progression of school athletes into top-class competitors that can represent the country at senior level. Namibia’s super featherweight boxer Jeremiah ‘Lowkey’ Nakathila, who is set to defend his WBO Global title this weekend, has vowed to cut through his Tanzanian challenger Emmanuel Amos like a sharp knife through butter when they square off tomorrow at the Windhoek Country Club Resort & Casino. Jeremiah “Lowkey” Nakathila and Harry Simon Jnr on Saturday evening delivered blistering performances in their respective fights, with Local players and technical staff, called up to represent the country at the upcoming African Nations Championship (Chan) finals slated for Cameroon later this month, will remain in isolation until the travelling party is retested for Covid-19, Namibia Football Association secretary general Franco Cosmos said yesterday. Secretary general of the Namibia Paralympics Committee (NPC) Michael Hamukwaya says they would like to hand every Namibian living with a disability the opportunity to partake in sport. The national under 20 football side will start preparations in earnest ahead of the African Cup of Nations tournament slated for Mauritania between 14 February and 4 March. A number of Brave Warriors players are racing against time to recover from Covid-19 and return to the field to prepare for the upcoming African Nations Championship.