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Action in the Bank Windhoek Indoor Hockey League will conclude this coming weekend with exciting fixtures lined up for Saturday and Sunday. The Namibia Coaches Association, in collaboration with Namibia National Olympic Committee (NNOC), will this weekend host a skills development workshop for local coaches. The composite index of beverages, consisting of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, recorded 79.5 basis points in August 2020, which is a decrease of 6.7% points and 44.3 percentage points when compared to July 2020 and August 2019, respectively. Netball Namibia (NN) recently confirmed that the playoffs initially scheduled for next month have been postponed to early next year. The country’s top racehorses and horse racing enthusiasts will this weekend converge at Omaheke region’s Tsjaka settlement for tomorrow’s much-anticipated race hosted by the Aminuis Horse Racing Club under the auspices of the Namibia Horse Racing Association (NHRA). Namibia’s Brave Warriors assistant coach Robert Nauseb has lauded striker Peter Shalulile for this inspiring exploits and consistency following his goal for new club Mamelodi Sundowns over the weekend. After almost eight months without activities, Athletics Namibia (AN) yesterday announced that it will host three national events before the end of the year, with one of the races taking place this coming weekend. Namibia Football Association (NFA) acting secretary general, Franco Cosmos, has assured the nation that the safety of the Brave Warriors is of paramount importance ahead of their African Cup of Nations (Afcon) 1st leg qualifiers away in Bamako, Mali. Boxing fanatics in the north are in for a big treat when the MTC Kilimanjaro Boxing Club hosts its first amateur boxing bonanza for this year at Oshakati this weekend at the town’s Independence Stadium. OSHAKATI – Host region Oshana dominated proceedings at the Northern Region Senior Amateur Boxing Championship, held at the Oshakati Independence Stadium over the weekend, which saw the crème de la crème of the country’s amateur boxers battling it out for top honours. OSHAKATI – Patron of the MTC Kilimanjaro Boxing Club Erastus Uutoni has lauded the club’s founder Joseph Benhard for the remarkable success he has achieved with his stable over the years, saying Kilimanjaro’s rise testimony that all is possible with hard work and perseverance. OSHAKATI – Oshana regional governor Elia Irimari ardently believes improved investment and technical support towards sports development can greatly assist the country in tackling ills such as youth unemployment and lack of opportunities to showcase talents. Joseph Benhard says he has no immediate interest in the professional side of the boxing business, as his attention has always been and continues to be on developing amateur fighters. Nakathila will this Saturday headline the much-anticipated ‘Together as One’ Boxing Bonanza that will be hosted by the MTC Nestor Sunshine Boxing & Fitness Academy Namibia’s World Boxing Organisation (WBO) global junior lightweight champion Jeremiah “Lowkey” Nakathila on Saturday relied on his speed and power to dismantle a helpless Immanuel Andeleki during their 8-round junior welterweight bout. The MTC HopSol Youth Soccer League again lived up to expectations over the weekend when youngsters from the various participating teams brought their A-games to the Khomasdal and Sam Nujoma stadiums where the matches took place. This year’s edition of the eagerly awaited MTC Namibia Youth Games was officially launched in the capital yesterday and organisers confirmed that the games will take place next month at Rietfontein in the Otjozondjupa region. Sports minister Agnes Tjongarero has hailed the grown and importance of the MTC Namibia Youth Games but said more needs to be done to ensure the country has a steady talent retention programme in place to compliment the youth games. Local boxing veteran Lukas “The demolisher” Ndafoluma yesterday sternly warned opponent Christian Ukelo that he made a huge mistake for accepting to fight him this weekend, as he will prematurely end Ukelo’s career. A whopping amount of N$3.4 million that was initially meant for this year’s annual Dr Hage Geingob Cup has been diverted and will now be rechannelled towards a charity initiative that will see pensioners across the country benefiting from the scheme.