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WINDHOEK – Former Brave Gladiators front-lady and qualified Namibia Football Association (NFA) instructor Salome Iyambo was on Monday unveiled as one of the 28 international postgraduate students selected to partake in the 19th edition class of the FIFA International Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport program. WINDHOEK – At the age of 38 and still paddling on an exceptional international career spanning over 13 years, Namibia’s veteran marathoner Helalia Johannes yesterday again reminded all and sundry that she remains the Empress of long distance running in Southern Africa when she clocked a course record time of 2:29.28 to win gold at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon. WINDHOEK – One of Namibia’s top football mentors Woody Jacobs, who yesterday surprisingly parted ways with club Tigers FC, is top favourite to take over at newly promoted Namibia Premier League (NPL) side Okahandja United FC, New Era Sport has established. WINDHOEK – An independent committee that was tasked by the Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) to thoroughly investigate allegations of racism levelled against national hockey coach Maryke Short, yesterday announced that Short has been cleared of any wrongdoing as there is not sufficient evidence (oral or written) to prove that she racially abused player Liya Herunga. WINDHOEK – Namibia Premier League (NPL) reigning champions African Stars FC veteran skipper Pat-Nevin Uanivi has parted ways with the Katutura giants, after both parties failed to reach terms on the player’s future at the club. WINDHOEK – The fifth edition of the annual Dr Hage Geingob Cup, which was officially launched in Windhoek yesterday, will this year see the Brave Warriors taking on the Black Stars of Ghana for the 2018 instalment of the prestigious event. WINDHOEK – Brave Warriors mentor Ricardo Mannetti will tomorrow have to face the unpredictable Mambas of Mozambique without the venomous striking force of strikers Hendrick Somaeb and Itamunua Keimuine. WINDHOEK - If the venomous fangs of the Mozambican Black Mambas are to be successfully razed and disbudded, then the Brave Warriors will have to display unsurmountable character and superior intensity, coach Ricardo Mannetti believes. WINDHOEK – Namibia’s undefeated WBO Africa middleweight king Walter “The Executioner” Kautondokwa is faced with a mammoth task brushing aside unbeaten American opponent Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade in their WBO world middleweight title fight this weekend at the TD Garden in Boston, USA. WINDHOEK – While Namibians in all corners of the country are still jovially basking in the glory of Brave Warriors’ 1-0 win over the resilient Mozambican Black Mambas on Tuesday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, it has also since emerged that a certain portion of fans in attendance breached FIFA rules and regulations when they hoisted political flags during the match. WINDHOEK – Local leading boxing promoter Nestor “Sunshine” Tobias yesterday strongly rejected perceptions that in order for Namibian boxers to conquer the global arena, they will need the impetus of top international trainers as opposed to locals. WINDHOEK – Paradoxical to the blessings granted by the Namibia Football Association (NFA) to newly-formed Okahandja United FC, formerly Military School Okahandja FC, to join the Namibia Premier League (NPL) under a new entity, the NDF yesterday dropped a fresh bombshell.