WINDHOEK - Young Gladiators coach Uerikondjera Mamie Kasaona has declared her side’s readiness for Sunday’s crunch Fifa Women U-20 World Cup qualifier against neighbours Botswana.
OKAHANDJA – Retired African Stars and Liverpool Football Club’s star defender Albert Tjihero has joined the chorus of disgruntled former footballers calling for a complete overhaul of domestic football.
Well-travelled former Eleven Arrows Football Club agile shot stopper Immanuel Mokanya Gottlieb, aka “Sparks” will go down in history as one of the finest net-guards Namibia has ever unearthed.
Literature teaches us various forms of state capture involving diverse strategies and methods aimed at strengthening the objectives of certain institutions and individuals.
WINDHOEK - In a new twist of events, former Namibia Football Association (NFA) honcho Frans Mbidi has thrown his name in the hat and counts amongst a list of ten nominees for the NFA plum seat.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s young international defender Ryan Nyambe is well on the mend and on the rim of brushing off a niggling hamstring injury, which saw him limp off during Blackburn Rovers 0-0 draw against Wigan Athletic on 23 December.
WINDHOEK – Following MTC’s affirmation that it will neither renew nor extend its sponsorship agreement with the Namibia Premier League (NPL) at the end of the yet-to-start 2019/20 season, co-sponsor of the country’s flagship football league FNB Namibia says it is gravely concerned about the league’s dormancy.
When legendary Queen rock band front man and astute songwriter, the late Freddie Mercury, penned the hit song, ‘Another one bites the dust’, he must have had footballers in mind, notably from the shores of his birth continent (Africa) given the alarming rate at which Namibian footballers are going west.
I took note of the NPL’s position paper on promotion and relegation through social media platforms and denounce it in its entirety – I am not impressed. This position paper is the biggest joke I have ever encountered in Namibian football history.
WINDHOEK – One of Namibia’s world renowned football referees Nehemiah Shovaleka and Jonas Shongedi are top of Namibia’s list for the International Football Referees list while six assistants and four female match officials make the Fifa list for 2020.
WINDHOEK - The Brave Warriors will learn about their opponents for the second round of the 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifiers in January, when the much anticipated draw is conducted.
WINDHOEK - Advisor to the Namibia Cycling Federation (NCF), Rolf Adrian, has hailed 2019 as a year that was filled with unimpeded growth for the local cycling fraternity, which saw Namibia earn four spots for cycling at next year’s Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo, Japan.
Katutura glamour football club African Stars always found themselves wanting in the crucial goal-keeping department and it was not until the young acrobatic net-guard in the shape of Asaria Ndjiva Kauami arrived on the scene did the team’s serial Achilles heel stabilise as the team began to make serious inroads into domestic football.
In what can be easily interpreted as a last-ditch attempt to rescue the ailing fortunes of domestic football, it has now emerged that our football bosses have come up with a formula that would see football start very soon.
KENYA – Namibia’s lukewarm performance at the ongoing 2019 Copa Coca-Cola Africa Cup in Thika, Kenya yesterday continued unabated, with the boys from the Land of the Brave falling victim to a 4-1 drubbing at the hands of southern African neighbours Zimbabwe.
KENYA – Despite suffering two consecutive heavy defeats against Uganda in yesterday’s opening matches of the 2019 Copa Coca Cola Africa Cup underway in Kenya’s city of Thika, Namibia still managed to progress to the quarterfinals of the competition on the ticket of Ethiopia, who failed to pitch up at the tournament.
Kenya – Team Namibia, which will represent the country at this year’s Copa Coca Cola Africa Cup in Kenya, arrived yesterday in Thika and is ready to knuckle down to business at the youth football tournament; it officially kicks off today in the East African country.
WINDHOEK- Team Namibia that will represent the country at the 2019 Copa Coca Cola Africa Cup in Thika, Kenya next week, has been drawn in Group C of the youth competition against Ethiopia and Uganda.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s versatile hooker Torsten Van Jaarsveld has extended his contract with French Pro D2 second tier league club Bayonne, with his newly extended contract keeping him at the Basque club until 2022.
Namibia’s serial road accidents have not only claimed the precious lives of some of the country’s valuable citizens, it has also cut short the blossoming careers of dozens of local athletes, footballers in particular.
WINDHOEK – Raphael Kamuyoyo was recently elected as new head of Kavango East football during elections that were overseen by the Fifa-appointed Normalisation Committee (NC) for the Namibia Football Association (NFA).
WINDHOEK – Namibian international striker Peter Shalulile on Tuesday again continued his rich vein of form when he scored a crucial opening goal of the match to help steer Highlands Park to a hard-fought 1-all stalemate against Bidvest Wits at the Makhulong Stadium during their Absa Premiership clash.
WINDHOEK- Secretary-general of the Namibia Basketball Federation (NBF), Ramah Mumba, says the federation is striving to compete in more international competitions next year, for international exposure.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s leading boxing promoter Nestor Tobias yesterday said he is still hard at work trying to secure a rematch between the country’s former world title challenger Walter “The Executioner” Kautondokwa and Kazakhstan boxer Kanat Islam.
WINDHOEK- Muramba United, a football team comprising of underprivileged players residing in the informal settlement of Okahandja Park on the outskirts of Namibia’s metropolis Windhoek, recently benefited handsomely from a donation of modern soccer boots donated by Brave Warriors England-based defender Ryan Nyambe.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s super featherweight boxer Jeremiah “Lowkey” Nakathila had to rely on his speed and strength to stop Zimbabwean opponent Peter Pambeni via a technical knockout in the 8th round of their mega fight on Saturday, which saw Nakathila retain his WBO Global junior lightweight title.
WINDHOEK – In a frenzied war of words during yesterday’s face-off presser in the capital, headliners of tomorrow’s “Champions in Action” boxing bonanza, Namibia’s Jeremiah “Lowkey” Nakathila and his Zimbabwean opponent Peter “Sniper” Pambeni both promised to bring nothing but their A-game to the ring.
Death has struck domestic football once again following the sad passing of former Blue Waters Football Club versatile defender Jeremiah Shikongo, aka “Jerry” amongst his vast circle of friends.
It is no longer a secret that globally football is marred by an avalanche of controversies and scandals such as corruption, maladministration, fraud, power struggles and many a time outright incompetence by those entrusted to smoothly run the game for the benefit of the masses.
Let me doff my “korrie” for the organizing committee of the Jackson Kotjiuru Meroro fundraising campaign for a job well done.
WINDHOEK - One of Namibia’s top boxing trainers and former boxer, Siegfried “SBK” Kaperu, yesterday warned Zimbabwean fighter Peter “Sniper” Pambeni to brace himself for a gigantic battle when he faces Namibia’s reigning WBO Global junior super featherweight champion, Jeremiah “Lowkey” Nakathila.
WINDHOEK - This past weekend Bank Windhoek concluded its Long Course Gala for the year at the Western Suburbs municipal swimming pool in Windhoek.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s qualification bid to the 2021 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament on Sunday suffered a slight blow when the Brave Warriors lost 2-0 to the National Elephants of Guinea away in Conakry during their Group A qualifier.
WINDHOEK – Khomas and ||Kharas regions over the weekend elected and installed new executive committees to head football in their respective regions for the next four years.
WINDHOEK - Namibia has selected the final 16-member squad to represent the country at the upcoming Copa Coca-Cola Africa Cup taking place in Thika, Kenya early next month.
WINDHOEK - The FNB National Tennis School League, which took place over the weekend in the capital, attracted a massive number of participants as competition was tough. Participants comprised of the best of the best from the Khomas, Kunene and Otjozondjupa regions and games were played at Suiderhof.
WINDHOEK – The Namibia Gymnastics Federation (NGF) has suspended its president Sonja Olivier with immediate effect, with the federation saying the suspension was triggered by Olivier’s continuous alleged misconduct.
WINDHOEK – Following a hard-fought but well deserved 2-1 victory over the visiting Les Sao of Chad on Wednesday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, it is again back to the grinding stone for the Brave Warriors of Namibia as they face Guinea.
Those in the know will argue and rightly, so, that former Black Africa Football Club and Kaizer Chiefs center forward, one Pius “Garrincha” Eigowab, aka Pele was the greatest sharp shooter Namibia has ever produced up to the modern day.
Yours truly has always maintained that justice and law are often not exactly the best of bedfellows when it comes to fairness, let alone brutal truth.
Across the world, sport has grown beyond mere physical activity or social spectacle and has developed into a major industry with significant contribution to national growth and employment.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s England-based defender Ryan Nyambe will tomorrow make his home debut at the Sam Nujoma Stadium when the Brave Warriors face the visiting Les Sao of Chad for the group stage qualifier of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).
WINDHOEK - Brave Warriors interim coach Bobby Samaria blamed Saturday’s 2-0 defeat against Zambia on his team’s poor finishing in front of the goal. The 2-0 loss saw Namibia fail to retain the Dr Hage Geingob Cup, which they won last year.
WINDHOEK- Brave Warriors interim coach Bobby Samaria says he wants to improve Namibia’s flagging record against Zambia when they lock horns in the Dr Hage Geingob Cup tomorrow at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in the capital.
Being one of the ardent advocates for racial transformation in local sports, I was this week delighted and equally pleased beyond measure to hear that local cricket presiding body Cricket Namibia (CN) has embarked on a transformational journey that will finally see it take cricket to public schools and eventually the masses.
That fateful Sunday afternoon, 28 March 2004 will go down in history as the darkest day in Namibian football.
When my eternal close buddy and former teammate at the “Brave Lions of Judah” (Hungry Lions Football Club) approached me with an idea to host a birthday bash for our ailing former teammate Jackson Kotjiuru Meroro, who turned 60 last month – I immediately bought into the suggestion and proposed to cast the net wide.
WINDHOEK – The Fifa-appointed Normalisation Committee (NC) for the Namibia Football Association (NFA) has roped in the legal services of Sisa Namandje & Co. Inc to challenge the urgent application launched by the Namibia Premier League (NPL) last week with the Windhoek High Court.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s boxing sensation Jeremiah “Low Key” Nakathila vowed nothing will stand in the way of his dreams of getting a shot at the world title, not even Zimbabwean boxer Peter Pambeni who faces the Namibian this month.
WINDHOEK - The Bank Windhoek National Outdoor Hockey League concluded this past weekend in Windhoek with Saints clinching the Men and Women’s Premier Leagues and the Women Reserve League titles.
WINDHOEK - Namibia is targeting gold at the Rugby Africa’s Sevens tournament, known as Africa Men’s Sevens, which starts this weekend in Johannesburg, South Africa.
WINDHOEK – Racial transformation in sports is very much achievable if the minds, hearts and attitudes of those entrusted with running the various federations develop the willingness and courage to be ambassadors of change, the chairperson of the African Union Sport Council (AUSC) Region 5, Vetumbuavi Veii, strongly believes.
WINDHOEK – The Brave Warriors will this coming Saturday rely on the experience and lethalness of attacking midfielder-cum-striker Hendrik “Ballack” Somaeb when Namibia take on the Chipolopolo of Zambia in the 6th edition of the Dr Hage Geingob Cup at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday in the capital.
WINDHOEK - October 10 is observed as World Mental Health Day, a day for worldwide mental health edification, consciousness and activism against social stigma.
WINDHOEK – According to a 37-page urgent application filed with the Windhoek High Court yesterday, suspended Namibia Premier League (NPL) said it was left with no other option but to approach the civil court to urgently seek reprieve from the unceasing wrath of the Fifa-appointed Normalisation Committee (NC) for the Namibia Football Association (NFA).
Many people are unaware that much travelled dreadlocked goal poacher Kaskas Angula, is in Namibian terms, a “Struggle Kid” – albeit a well-behaved one for that matter. The deadly net buster developed vast interest in politics and left his motherland as a fourteen-year-old boy, hardly out of his pair of shorts.
Ooops, let me quickly borrow a famous code from the great statesman Nelson Mandela, “Fools multiply when the wise men remain silent”.
It is relieving Ghana Football was dissolved a year ago because it was simply anachronistic to the aspirations of the Ghanaian child as well as the Politician. The revolution that occurred was the best drama any football fanatic would wish for after a rather boring political year.
WINDHOEK – Renowned local business magnate Ranga Haikali has severed ties with Namibia Premier League (NPL) former multiple champions Black Africa Sport Club (BA), after having spent almost 11 years at the helm of the Gemendge-based club.
WINDHOEK- Netball Namibia (NN) secretary-general Imelda Nerongo has been appointed to serve as the new secretary-general of the recently resuscitated Confederation of Southern Africa Netball Associations (Cosana).
WINDHOEK - Namibia’s senior netball team, affectionately known as the Desert Jewels, who were recently crowned 2019 M1 Nations Cup champions, were Monday rewarded by Namibian marine diamond mining company Debmarine for their outstanding achievement.
WINDHOEK - The Bank Windhoek Fistball National Cup will take place this coming weekend at the Cohen Fistball Club (CFC) fields in Windhoek. A concluding contest, the first games of the weekend’s action will kick-off at 08:30 on Saturday.
WINDHOEK- The inaugural edition of the Spar National 10km Championships Run was officially launched in Windhoek yesterday. The race will take place this coming Saturday between Oshakati and Ongwediva.
WINDHOEK - Namibia’s telecommunications giant MTC, which is the country’s leading sports sponsor, last weekend paid homage and formally recognised 13 other local corporates that have contributed and continue to immensely contribute to the broader agenda of sports development.
WINDHOEK - Various football pundits strongly believe that national senior football interim coach Bobby Samaria should be given a fixed-term contract as he has proven himself in the last couple of months.
WINDHOEK - Sheer luck might have been dodging him to find a permanent home in the professional ranks, but there is no question about his playing ability.
WINDHOEK – The wounded but very-much determined Brave Warriors of Namibia will tomorrow be under pressure to apply all tricks in the book of tricks if they are to avoid an upset against an unpredictable
Namibian football has in the past unearthed multiple pairs of football playing siblings with coastal giants Blue Waters leading the pack with the Muatunga brothers Phello, Hanga and Koko tailed by the Damaseb
WINDHOEK – Two of Namibia’s boxing old-campaigners Wilbeforce “Black Mamba” Shihepo and Vikapita “Beast Master” Meroro will this weekend embark on separate missions across the Orange River, where they
Albert Einstein, the great German-born theoretical physicist and renowned influential science philosopher, once said; “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them”.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s WBO Global junior lightweight champion Jeremiah “Low Key” Nakathila will be faced with a horrid task of negotiating his way past dangerous Zimbabwean opponent Peter Pambeni when
WINDHOEK – Although members of the Fifa-appointed Normalisation Committee (NC) were not forthcoming with information on the suspended MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL), when queried about
WINDHOEK – When legendary American songbird Carole King, composed the hit song “You got a Friend” - she must have had a premonition about the dilemma awaiting former African Stars and Hungry Lions sharpshooter Jackson “Kotjiuru” Meroro.
WINDHOEK – For the umpteenth time, world football governing body Fifa yesterday extended the mandate of the Normalisation Committee (NC) for the Namibia Football Association (NFA) to March 2020, saying the
WINDHOEK - The Namibia senior netball team, which leaves for Singapore tomorrow to partake in the
WINDHOEK- Brave Warriors interim coach Bobby Samaria yesterday admitted that they will be under extreme pressure when they face Madagascar in 2nd leg of the final round qualifiers of the 2020 African
WINDHOEK – Threatened with deportation to his native country by the South African Apartheid regime, spearheaded by Kosie Pretorius, former African Stars Football Club and South West Africa (SWA) head
WINDHOEK- The MTC Knockout Project, an initiative created and geared towards creating awareness
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WINDHOEK – Despite a somewhat unenthusiastic start to their 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign, which saw the Welwitschias of Namibia lose all three matches thus far in their Pool B, renowned local rugby
Just as the football community was coming to terms with the untimely passing of former Tigers Football Club and South West Africa (SWA) Bantu Invitational Eleven agile shot stopper, Nandos “The Cat” Mbako, a
In my entire life, I’ve never come across blokes so gravely lacking integrity as football followers, notably
WINDHOEK – The 15-member squad that was recently selected to represent Namibia at the upcoming M1 Six Nations Cup in Singapore from 20 – 26 October has been intensively hard at work and remains well
WINDHOEK – One of Namibia’s highly-celebrated cricketers Pikky Ya France says there is still a lot of unmined opportunities in the local cricket setup and thus aspiring cricketers from all walks of life should not
WINDHOEK – MTC, the principal bankroller of the beleaguered Namibia Premier League (NPL), has given the league 14 days to amicably resolve the ongoing standoff with the Fifa Normalisation Committee for the
WINDHOEK – From playing cricket for fun as a teenager with friends, to now playing as a fulltime professional. Namibian cricketer Pikky Ya France recently sat down with New Era Sport, where he touched
WINDHOEK - The season opening Bank Windhoek long course swimming gala will take place this coming
WINDHOEK – The executive committee of the controversy-ridden Namibia Premier League (NPL) yesterday hastily met to deliberate on their recent suspension by the Fifa-appointed Normalisation Committee for the
Growing up in the dusty streets of Katutura modest suburb Soweto, young Esther decided to participate in sporting activities to fend off bullying in the neighbourhood.
A lot has been said about the Welwitschias’ somewhat lukewarm performance at the Rugby World Cup
WINDHOEK - The Fifa-appointed Normalisation Committee for the Namibia Football association (NFA) has
WINDHOEK – The mining town of Tsumeb will spring to life this weekend when the newly established Maize Triangle Soccer League (MTSL) resumes activities on Saturday.
WINDHOEK – Local telecommunications giant MTC, which is the headline sponsor of the controversy-ridden
WINDHOEK- Despite innumerable calls and pleas from local sports activists, experts and community
WINDHOEK - Trustco United head coach Robbie Dickson yesterday joined other local rugby experts in
Namibia woke up to the devastating news of the sudden passing of one the country’s most colourful athletes, one Johannes Nande Mbako, aka “Nandos” on Tuesday after losing a long battle with ill-health.
WINDHOEK - One of Namibia’s insurance giants Metropolitan yesterday lived up to its slogan that says
WINDHOEK – After almost three years out of action, one of Namibia’s most skilful boxers Johannes ‘Baluka’
WINDHOEK - The National Special Risks Insurance Association (Nasria) yesterday became the latest
WINDHOEK – At its Ordinary Annual General Meeting (OAGM) held in Windhoek on Saturday, member clubs
WINDHOEK - Various coaches from regions such as Kavango East, Oshana and Oshikoto have applauded
WINDHOEK – The Braves Warriors of Namibia yesterday conceded a late goal to lose 1-0 against
Football pundits opine that former Orlando Pirates Football Club acrobatic bulky shot stopper Japhet Hellao,
WINDHOEK - African Stars veteran defender Pat-Nevin Uanivi has been included in the final 20-man Brave Warriors squad that left for Madagascar yesterday, as Namibia enters the final hurdle in the 2020 Caf African Nations Championship (Chan) qualifiers.
WINDHOEK- Namibia’s leading diamond marketing and sales company Namibia Desert Diamonds (Namdia) yesterday sponsored a whopping N$ 50 000 towards the MTC Knockout Project, which is set to take place next month in Windhoek.
WINDHOEK – Still fresh from their recent two-legged victories over African football minnows Eritrea in the ongoing 2022 World Cup qualifiers, the Brave Warriors of Namibia will this weekend turn their attention to the
WINDHOEK - Despite being pooled with reigning world champions New Zealand and two-time World Cup winners South Africa in Group B of the 2019 World Cup, one of Namibia’s rugby greats Walter Don strongly
WINDHOEK - The Bank Windhoek National Outdoor Hockey League’s second round of fixtures in both the men and women divisions took place last week and over the weekend at the Windhoek High School
WINDHOEK - Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service Erastus Uutoni has explained why the just-ended maiden edition of the first ever Namibia Annual Sports Expo (Nase) - held last weekend in
WINDHOEK – Proceedings were not all smooth and rosy during Wednesday’s Namibia Premier League (NPL) Board of Governors (BoG) meeting in Windhoek and members of the Namibia Police Force (NamPol) had to be roped in to cool down the heated gathering.
African Stars and Black Beauty Chiefs (BBC) football clubs’ attacking midfielder-cum-business-mogul, the late Alexander Vekarapi, better known as “Kai-Kai” amongst his circle of friends was a highly gifted ball carrier during his younger days at the Augustineum High School.
WINDHOEK- Brave Warriors captain Peter Shalulile and ingenious midfielder Absalom Iimbodi scored in each half to propel Namibia to a well-deserved 2-0 victory over continental football minnows Eritrea during
WINDHOEK – In his send-off message, President Hage Geingob yesterday brushed off insinuations that Namibia’s senior rugby fifteen, the Welwitschias, stand no chance at the 2019 Rugby World Cup as they were thrown into a lion’s den in Pool B of the global showpiece in Japan.
WINDHOEK - Veya Information Communication Technology (Veya ICT) has partnered with 13-year old junior swimming athlete, Jose Canjulo, to help him realize his goal of reaching the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Dakar and beyond.
EENHANA- Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service, Erastus Uutoni has called on all regional councils to fully support the development of sport and the upgrading of facilities in their respective regions.
WINDHEOK – The Namibia Professional Boxing and Wrestling Control Board (NPBWCB) is an organisation in serious disarray – boasting an empty bank account, salary of employee not paid, office
Namibian football is a great deal indebted to the now defunct Windhoek City Football Club, the only semi-professional football team during the turbulent times of racial segregation in Apartheid South West Africa (SWA).
WINDHOEK – Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba believes the sports expo has the required positive manifold effects to not only benefit the country’s sport fraternity but to also act as a unifier and enhancer of economic opportunities for the youth.
WINDHOEK - The 31-man squad to represent Namibia at this month’s Rugby World Cup in Japan will this weekend wrap up preparations for the global rugby showpiece when they face South African Pro14 league
Substantial progress in any field of endeavour is highly impossible and unattainable in the absence of a working basis, which should be universal in its application.
WINDHOEK – A 50th minute effort by industrious striker Peter Shalulile and an own goal by Eritrea’s Essey Tesfai yesterday proved enough for the Brave Warriors of Namibia to overpower a stubborn Eritrean side 2-1 in the 1st leg of their 2022 World Cup preliminary round qualifiers away in Asmara.
WINDHOEK - The much-anticipated maiden edition of the first ever Namibia Annual Sports Expo (Nase) will officially kick off today in the capital, with vice-president Nangolo Mbumba expected to inaugurate the historic three-day event.
WINDHOEK- Enterprising goal-poacher Peter Shalulile will today be the alpha male of the Brave Warriors wolf pack when they face continental football minnows Eritrea in the 1st leg of their two-legged 2022 World Cup preliminary round qualifiers in Asmara, Eritrea.
WINDHOEK- Fifteen highly talented players were scouted and subsequently selected to be part of the national team setup during the just-concluded Debmarine Namibia Senior Regional Netball Championships held in Windhoek last weekend.
WINDHOEK – The final 31-man squad to represent Namibia at this year’s Rugby World Cup in Japan will be announced today, Namibia Rugby Union (NRU) president Corrie Mensah told New Era Sport on Saturday.
WINDHOEK- Intensive talent scouting within the region, great preparations and the eagerness to go one step better than last year were some of the push-factors that propelled Omaheke region to a 31-16 win over
WINDHOEK- A last minute try by fullback Chad Plato in the brim of time was enough to give the Namibia’s World Cup-bound senior rugby fifteen, the Welwitschias, a comfortable 28-22 win over visiting South African outfit Southern Kings at Hage Geingob Stadium on Saturday.
WINDHOEK – The much-anticipated Debmarine Namibia Senior Regional Netball Championships will officially kick off today, with host region and reigning champions Khomas commencing their title defence with a vital clash against Erongo at the Khomasdal Stadium netball courts.
WINDHOEK – The Namibia Premier League (NPL) yesterday communicated to all member clubs that it has indefinitely postponed its Board of Governors (BoG) meeting and the Annual Ordinary Congress (AOC), which were both scheduled for this weekend.
As a football-crazy youngster, the author had the privilege of watching exciting Swakopmund outfit Atlanta Chiefs Football Club in action during dozens of matches in the popular knockout cup tournaments at the old Katutura stadium in the late sixties. What struck me most was a light-skinned bow-legged midfielder who was all over the field, dishing out telling passes, marking and shooting from range with both feet. The Chiefs all-rounder was none other than Ruben Kamulu, aka “Ruby”.
WINDHOEK – Chairperson of the Fifa-appointed Normalisation Committee for the Namibia Football Association (NFA) Hilda Basson-Namundjebo yesterday said the leadership of the Namibia Premier League
WINDHOEK – This year’s edition of the much-anticipated Debmarine Namibia Senior Regional Netball Championship will officially kick off this weekend at the Khomasdal Stadium netball courts in Windhoek, with proceedings starting Friday until Saturday.
ONGWEDIVA – Namibia’s WBO Africa welterweight champion Mikka Shonena successfully defended his crown for the fifth consecutive time after he outpointed Chinese opponent Youli Dong for a unanimous decision victory at the northern town of Ongwediva over the weekend.
WINDHOEK- After four days of gruelling action, Khomas Region yesterday saved the best for last when they defeated Omaheke Region 3-0 to be crowned champions of the popular NFA/Skorpion Zinc U/17 Cup in a thrilling final at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in the capital.
WINDHOEK – Boxing fans in the northern part of the country are in for a treat this weekend when the much-anticipated “The Battle: Namibia vs China” Boxing Bonanza takes centre stage at Ongwediva tomorrow.
History reveals that the seemingly eternal close knit affection between coastal giants Blue Waters Football Club and Katutura glamour football club African Stars, is the culmination of a mere romantic hostel love affair “Kalwer Liefde” between a pair of students. There is an old saying that after every successful man, there must be a woman behind the scenes.
Yours truly has been following with disgust comments aired on social media that has led to a chorus of discontent amongst football followers, mostly self-confessed football pundits.
WINDHOEK – The F i f a - a p p o i n t e d No r ma l i s a t i o n Committee for the Namibia Football Association (NFA) this week Monday wrote to the leadership of the Namibia Premier League (NPL),
WINDHOEK- Chinese young boxing sensation and World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Asia Pacific Youth welterweight champion, Youli Dong, yesterday cautioned his Namibian opponent Mikka
WINDHOEK - Namibian veteran striker Lazarus Kaimbi was again on target for his Malaysian Super League club Pahang FA, scoring the second goal in their 2-1 win over Sabah as they
WINDHOEK - Ghanaian-born Brave Warriors assistant team manager Jakes Amaning, who also doubles as development officer at the Namibia Football Association (NFA), has resigned from both his positions and
WINDHOEK– After recently hosting a successful wheelchair basketball training camp in the capital the Namibia Paralympics Committee (NPC) has now established what will be known as the Namibia Wheelchair Basketball Federation – a first ever for the country.
WINDHOEK – Victor Hamunyela, a member of Civics Football Club serving on the Namibia Premier League (NPL) executive committee, yesterday insisted that he remains an executive member of the league and that his club is equally part of the NPL, despite the league having recently pronounced itself differently.
The overall dominant view is that the beautiful game of football has taken a nosedive as a result of non-existing structures at national schools, apart from sporadic tournaments.
WINDHOEK – Despite narrowly losing their opening match of the ongoing African Road to Tokyo 2020, to Kenya, veteran coach of the Namibia women’s hockey team Erwin Handura believes there’s still room for the
WINDHOEK – The Namibia senior women’s hockey team will be looking to bounce back from a narrow 1-0 defeat against Kenya in their opening match of the ongoing African Hockey Road to Tokyo 2020 when they square off against regional foes South Africa tomorrow in Stellenbosch.
WINDHOEK – The Namibia Premier League (NPL) 2019/20 football season will kick off within the first two weeks of next month, this after the league’s executive committee took the decision last weekend.
REHOBOTH – National Director of the Namibia Schools Sport Union (NSSU), Solly Duiker is convinced that the just-ended Copa Coca- Cola Cup is just not another youth tournament aimed at
WINDHOEK - Bank Windhoek will this year join other corporates in support of the University of Namibia (Unam) Chancellor’s Charity Golf Day event scheduled for Friday, 16 August, at the Windhoek Country Club Resort.
WINDHOEK – Last Saturday, Heja Lodge on the outskirts of Windhoek was in the spotlight as a total of 267 MTB riders and trail runners competed in the popular Skyride MTB, one of the Gravel & Dirt
WINDHOEK – In a candid sit-down interview with New Era Sport yesterday, coach Ricardo Mannetti confirmed that his employment contract as head coach of the Brave Warriors ran full circle end of last
REHOBOTH – Coca-Cola Namibia sales and marketing director Pottie de Bruyn says the just-ended Copa Coca-Cola U/15 Cup is more than just a football tournament, as it also serves as a perfect blender of education and sports at secondary school level.
WINDHOEK – After a terrifying start at the dawn of Namibia’s democracy in the early 90’s, the game of basketball has now suddenly taken a very sad slippery slope journey, amidst power struggles amongst
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s giant football club African Stars will tomorrow embark on their African safari with a crucial clash against visiting Ugandan champions Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) FC, which will
The untimely death of former Tamariskia exciting outfit Celtics Football Club, attacking midfielder Malcolm Hendricks, better known as “Melkies” amongst his vast circle friends, has evoked widespread anger and frustrations from the general public about the suspicious basic safety measures applied at the Rio Tinto
WINDHOEK- The town of Rehoboth will this weekend explode into action when the popular National Copa Coca-Cola finals takes place at the town, where a total of 14 teams from all regions will battle it out for the top prize.
Just a few weeks ago, yours truly expressed serious reservations about Caf’s weird decision ordering a replay of the ill-fated Caf Club Champions league match between winners Esperance and Wydad
USAKOS – It took Karibib FC and Imcor Cheetah Chiefs from Uis a total of six matches each to reach the final of an epic 2019 edition of the popular and ever growing Orano & Engen 1Stop Usakos Sports
WINDHOEK- Three national teams, the men’s senior and female senior hockey teams as well as the national swimming junior team, all received national colours from the Namibia Sport Commission (NSC) yesterday, as
WINDHOEK- Katutura giants African Stars FC newly-appointed head coach Mohammed Gargo is confident his brigades are in the right physical and mental frame to swat past Ugandan opponents Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) FC when they meet this weekend.
WINDHOEK - As it continues to invest in the communities from where it operates, Bank Windhoek announced that it has partnered with the Otjomuise Soccer League and going forward, the bank will be
Windhoek – Following the arrival of Welshman Dale McIntosh as Namibia’s senior rugby team, the Welwitschias, new forwards coach, another Welsh legend Mark Jones is on his way to Namibia to join the
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s triple world champion Julius ‘Blue Machine’ Indongo on Saturday reminded all and sundry that his pounding machine is still well-oiled and operating at full speed when he dropped America’s
WINDHOEK - The Brave Warriors yesterday played to a goalless draw against Comoros in the second leg of the African Nations Championship match at the Sam Nujoma Stadium here.
WINDHOEK- Namibia’s acrobatic goalkeeper Virgil Vries, who a few months ago was offloaded by South African giants Kaizer Chiefs and subsequently failed to make the cut for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations
The history of Katutura glamour football club African Stars, and football in general, would be completely incomplete if the name of former versatile defender Amos Tjombe does not feature predominantly in its narrative.
Dethroned Namibian champions, Katutura glamour football club African Stars are not resting on their laurels and have started in earnest to roll up their sleeves for the upcoming football season in what can be rightly interpreted as an act of intent to reclaim the coveted MTC Premiership title.
WINDHOEK – Development officer of the Namibia Basketball Federation (NBF) Malakia Matias is adamant that the newly formed Basketball Africa League (BAL) will serve as a major turning point for the sport of
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s female senior football team, the Brave Gladiators, will today kick off their 2019 Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (Cosafa) Women’s Cup campaign with a vital tie against
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s young boxing sensation Harry Simon Jr says he is ready to leave lasting memories at the upcoming ‘The Battle: Namibia vs China’ boxing bonanza slated for the Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair this month.
WINDHOEK – Brave Warriors interim mentor Bobby Samaria yesterday didn’t make a secret of his desire to coach the men’s senior national team on a long-term basis, saying if an opportunity arises to permanently become head coach he will seize it.
WINDHOEK – In a strongly-worded 10-page letter addressed to the Namibia Football Association (NFA) and the Namibia Sports Commission (NSC), a disgruntled Namibia Premier League (NPL) this week wrote
WINDHOEK – Namibia will kick-start her 2022 Qatar Fifa World Cup qualifying campaign with a preliminary round clash against northeast African nation Eritrea, it was confirmed at yesterday’s draw held at the
WINDHOEK– Enterprising midfielder Neville Tjiueza, veteran goalkeeper Helmuth Maletsky and lanky striker Roger Katjiteo are among the seven players that were recently offloaded by former Namibian champions
WINDHOEK – The Namibia Paralympics Committee (NPC) is in the process of joining forces with a British expert that will help train and set up a highly competitive wheelchair basketball team for Namibia.
Video: Unam 56 - 31 Wanderers (Rugby Premier League 27 August 2019)
WINDHOEK – Brave Warriors captain Dynamo Fredericks and debutant Elmo Kambindu were both on target as Namibia cruised to a comfortable 2-0 victory over the Comoros Islands during their second round first leg
WINDHOEK – Two of Namibia’s leading para-athletes Ananias Shikongo and Johannes Nambala have left for Holland to intensify their preparations for next month’s World Para-athletics Grand Prix Series taking place 28-30 August in Paris, France.
WINDHOEK – Brave Warriors interim coach Bobby Samaria, who was thrown at the deep end of things
Just as the entire Namibian nation were coming to terms with the sad passing of one of the country’s most celebrated athletes, one Steve “Kalamazoo” Stephanus, another one bites the dust. The boxing fraternity was
Yours truly has been watching and following local football teams with an eagle eye since the late sixties whilst hardly out of my pair of shorts matched by a cheap pair of Bata tekkies.
WINDHOEK- Namibia Premier League (NPL) former champions Tigers Football Club will in the current transfer and registration window not sign any new players.
WINDHOEK - The Namibian Basketball School League (NBSL), which has over the years proven to be the perfect springboard for the country’s youth to realise their dreams, will this weekend continue with activities at the Basketball Artists School (BAS) in Katutura.
OMUTHIYA -The Minister of Sports, Youth and National Services, Erastus Uutoni has worryingly appealed to officials at the Omuthiya Town Council to immediately reduce the high rental fees charged by the council for
WINDHOEK- Deputy Chairperson of the Fifa Normalization Committee Franco Cosmos, yesterday assured that all logistics around the participation of both the Brave Gladiators and the national U/20 women’s team in
WINDHOEK - The Namibia Football Association (NFA) will today open up the players’ registration and transfer window for the country’s leagues ahead of the 2019/2020 football season, which is expected to start
WINDHOEK - The fourth and final round of fixtures in the Bank Windhoek National Fistball League takes place this weekend at the Sport Klub Windhoek (SKW) sports fields, with activities starting at 08:30 on
WINDHOEK – Kinda Boxing Promotions, in partnership with AC Boxing, will next month stage a mega boxing bonanza dubbed ‘Night of Prospects’, which will see the country’s top young pugilists go toe-to-toe
WINDHOEK – Namibia women’s senior football team, the Brave Gladiators’ assiduous striker Beverly Uueziua, who plies her trade for Fu Jen Catholic University in Taiwan, says she is ready to plough back the
WINDHOEK – Chairperson of the FIFA-appointed Normalisation Committee for the Namibia Football Association (NFA), Hilda Basson-Namundjebo, believes time is ripe for a serious and comprehensive
WINDHOEK – Heading into Friday’s crucial 1st leg clash of the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN)
WINDHOEK – The Namibian senior rugby side, the Welwitschias, has bolstered its coaching department with the addition of Welsh legend Dale McIntosh to the technical division, with McIntosh’s arrival expected to further boost Namibia’s chances at this year’s World Cup in Japan.
If you were a footballer back in the day and boastfully went by the sacred name of “Times”- it was enough to draw closer attention and let butterflies run riot in the bellies of robust defenders, including the departed hard-as-nails Salathiel “Stimela” Ndjao.
Video: Hamutenya and Amutjaa to face off at Night of Prospects
WINDHOEK- Namibia’s undefeated WBO Africa welterweight king Mikka “Silent Assassin” Shonena
WINDHOEK – The Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service Erastus Uutoni yesterday assured
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WINDHOEK – Chairperson of the Fifa-appointed Normalisation Committee Hilda Basson-Namundjebo,
WINDHOEK – Namibian international striker Benson Shilongo has secured a permanent deal with Egyptian Premier League giants Ismaily SC, after the club bought out his contract from league rivals Smouha.
WINDHOEK – One of Namibia’s greatest southpaw boxers, Sacky ‘Izinyoka’ Shikukutu, says his decision to retire from boxing earlier this year was not influenced by external factors but was a decision he solely took in
Revered local coach Bobby Samaria was yesterday hastily roped in to take charge of the Brave Warriors and oversee their upcoming 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying campaign, which starts with a
WINDHOEK – The Namibia Football Association (NFA) Skorpion Zinc Women Super League is a well thought-out and strategic stringboard that enables the Namibian girl child to realise her a dreams and gain
Video:25 complete basic coaching course at Okahandja ...with more women representation
WINDHOEK – Namibian veteran boxer Willbeforce ‘Black Mamba’ Shihepo yesterday missed out on an opportunity to capture the World Boxing Association (WBA) Pan-African Cruiserweight title when he was
WINDHOEK – Despite multiple reports by various credible Ghanaian media outlets that Namibian football club African Stars is in advanced talks with former Asante Kotoko FC head coach, Charles Kwablan “CK” Akonnor, Stars yesterday denied any links with the Ghanaian native.
The word “phenomenal’ will be consumed as an understatement if one has to describe or rather present the honest and painful insight about the near faultless life journey of former Dobra, Orlando Pirates and South West Africa (SWA) Invitational Blacks Eleven’s inspirational skipper, one Steve Stephanus.
Let me let the cat out of the bag, there are two local football teams that are very close to my heart since I was a young boy, hardly out of my pair of shorts, they are; Blue Waters and Orlando Pirates. Please don’t ask me how come and why? Firstly, I grew up within a multicultural society in my village //Xaire (Okatupapa) where tribe was immaterial.
WINDHOEK – Local football enthusiasts should brace themselves for weeks and probably months of nothing but boardroom circus at the Namibia Football Association (NFA) Football House in Katutura, this after the
WINDHOEK - Since taking over as General Manager of the Namibia Football Association (NFA) Women’s Desk, Jacqui Shipanga has redoubled her efforts in advocating for the inclusion and participation of more
WINDHOEK- Okinawa Goju-Ryu Karate Namibia recently hosted their annual National Karate
WINDHOEK - MTC Chief Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Officer Tim Ekandjo - who is the chief
WINDHOEK – Brave Warriors first choice goalkeeper Loydt Kazapua yesterday officially sealed a deal with South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) club Baroka FC, which will see the 30-year old Namibian goal-
WINDHOEK – Former African Stars Football Club (FC) coach Robert Nauseb is still entangled in a protracted and nasty labour dispute with his former club, with Nauseb accusing the club playing deliberate
WINDHOEK- Namibia’s female boxing promoter Anita Tjombe, who owns the Iron Lady Promotions, says her protracted indolence on the local boxing scene should not be mistaken for dimness, as her promotion is still
WINDHOEK – Despite failing to progress past the group stage at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt, Brave Warriors players and technical staff are guaranteed to walk away with hefty sums of money in
Much-travelled Brave Warriors retired free-scoring midfielder Quinton Jacobs, aka “Magic” or “Querra” in football circles, is arguably the finest footballer of his generation. He easily ranks amongst the most talented athletes to ever have walked on Namibian soil in recent years.
So, our national senior football team, the ‘Brave Warriors’ was for the umpteenth time eliminated in the group stages of the Afcon, underway in the Land of the Pharaohs, as boys are being separated from the
WINDHOEK – Okakarara Constituency Councillor Vetaruhe Kandorozu yesterday expressed serious
Video: Kandorozu calls for better remuneration of jockeys
Video: Nauseb to assist Kasaona at Cosafa Women's Cup
WINDHOEK – Newly-appointed head coach of the national women’s football team the Brave Gladiators,
WINDHOEK – The Brave Warriors of Namibia last night ended their grueling 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) campaign with a dispiriting 1-4 defeat against The Elephants of Ivory Coast, which saw budding
WINDHOEK- Former Brave Warriors midfield maestro Congo Hindjou is without doubt that Namibia will overcome regional rivals South Africa when the two countries meet tonight for their Group D Africa Cup of
The entire football fraternity in particular Nomtsoub residents, awoke to the sad news about the sudden passing of one of the most likable athletes of all time. The untimely death of retired Chief Santos Football Club’s flying winger-cum-school principal, Jan Xamiseb came as a massive shock to many including the
Our national senior football team, the Brave Warriors, face their sternest test of character when the Desert Boys lock horns with big brother South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in a do-or-die clash group match of Afcon,
WINDHOEK- Namibian veteran striker Lazarus Kaimbi has finally hit the ground running again following a year and a half on the sidelines due to a ruptured achilles injury.
WINDHOEK – Had it not been for an unfortunate 89th minute own goal by substitute Itamunua Keimuine, the
Video: Arcadia FC receives playing gear worth N$10 000
Video: #Afcon2019:What Namibians are saying on the streets...
Holed up in the remote southern part of Namibia, the coastal town of Lüderitzbucht, was literally isolated from many social activities to the extent that many of the country’s inhabitants were not exactly conversant with the town’s existence.
Government’s decision to cheese off a significant chunk from the allocated annual grant towards schools sport is hard to ignore, so to speak.
WINDHOEK - The Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service, in collaboration with the Namibia Sport Commission (NSC), this week announced the opening of registration dates for would-be exhibitors at the upcoming Namibia Annual Sports Expo (NASE).
WINDHOEK - Various local rugby coaches and pundits are all in agreement that this year’s Rugby World Cup could be the one where Namibia will surprise the world and hopefully leave a lasting impression.
WINDHOEK – Brave Warriors legendary defender Mohammed “Slice” Ouseb says discipline on and off the field will be key for Namibia and will go a long way in bolstering the country’s chances at the 2019 Africa Cup
WINDHOEK – The chances of local school athletes competing with their regional and continental
WINDHOEK – The Namibia Premier League (NPL)’s oldest club, Tigers FC’s veteran striker Muna Katupose
WINDHOEK – A recent boxing fundraising tourney, hosted by Black Tie Boxing in collaboration with AC
WINDHOEK – Otjiwarongo-based club Life Fighters’ burgeoning striker Isaskar Gurirab was the biggest
WINDHOEK – If Namibian football clubs are serious about the growth of the Namibia Premier League (NPL) and the country’s football in general, then it’s high time they stop electing “functional illiterates” as their representatives.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s senior rugby fifteen, the Welwitschias, are aiming to finish their 2019 World Rugby Nations Cup campaign on a high note when they take on Russia tomorrow at Estadio Charrua in
Video: Hockey, Archery teams receive national colours
Windhoek – The N$19 million that government, through the sports ministry, recently gave to the Namibia Football Association (NFA) for the Brave Warriors participation in this month’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt, has come under serious scrutiny.
Windhoek - New Era newspaper, a product of New Era Publication Corporation (NEPC), and the Namibia Sport Commission (NSC) yesterday signed an agreement that will see the newspaper become the official
WINDHOEK - Sport Klub Windhoek (SKW) 1 defeated the reigning Bank Windhoek Fistball League champions, Cohen Fistball Club (CFC), in a tightly contested third round final hosted at the Swakopmund Fistball Club (SFC) over the weekend.
Video: Welwitschias outdone by Valke in SuperSport Challenge
WINDHOEK – Government, through the sports ministry, has allotted a whooping N$19 million to the Namibia Football Association (NFA) to cater for Namibia’s participation in the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) starting this month in Egypt.
Windhoek – Brave Warriors old-time campaigners such as goalkeeper Virgil Vries and defenders Chris Katjiukua and Teberius Lombard were dropped from the 23-man announced yesterday by national senior
Windhoek – The Bank Windhoek National Indoor Hockey League hosted three exhibition matches over the weekend at the Windhoek Show Grounds in Windhoek, which comprised of the league’s best male players from the Khomas and Erongo Regions.
WINDHOEK – A first half solitary effort by Namibia’s German-based attacking midfielder Manfred Starke guided the Brave Warriors to a hard-fought 1-0 win over Ghana’s Black Stars during yesterday’s closed-door
WINDHOEK – Namibia rugby second-stringers, the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias, were Saturday
WINDHOEK – Namibian senior and junior rugby teams will this weekend strut their stuff on two separate battle fronts, with the senior Welwitschias set to battle it out against Uruguay in their second match of the
History reveals that former Atlanta Chiefs Football Club’s flying winger, the late Hermann “Pele” Blaschke, was the greatest local footballer to have ever walked the planet.
Just as the football season ended with the mighty Liverpool crowned European champions for a record extending sixth time in English football – things are not going exactly cool on the African continent.
WINDHOEK - The founder of Black Tie Boxing Academy Ashley Young and associate Charissa Beukes have partnered with African Connection (AC) Boxing Academy in hosting a fundraising boxing event tomorrow at the Nampower Convention Centre in Windhoek.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s rugby fifteen on Tuesday lost their opening match of the 2019 World Rugby Nations Cup against Argentina, going down 25-39 at the Estadio Charrua in Montevideo, Uruguay.
WINDHOEK – With the luck of Namibian boxers slowly diminishing on the American and European boxing frontiers, award-winning local boxing promoter Nestor Tobias has now turned to the east and looks to make a lasting impact on the eastern boxing sphere.
WINDHOEK – The Namibia Football Association (NFA) has partnered with Ethiopian Airways to come up with special packages for local fans wishing to travel to Egypt to support the Brave Warriors at this year’s 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in that country.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s senior rugby fifteen will today square off against Argentina XV for their opening match of the 2019 World Rugby Nations Cup at the newly redeveloped Charrua Stadium in Montevideo, Uruguay.
WINDHOEK – The 2018/19 Namibia Premier League (NPL) awards, which were initially scheduled to take place this Friday at the Safari Court Hotel in the capital, have been postponed and a new date for the
WINDHOEK – World football governing body Fifa has extended the term of the Normalisation Committee appointed to oversee the Namibia Football Association (NFA), which will now see the committee remain at the helm of the association until October.
WINDHOEK – Team Namibia delivered a sterling performance at the recent 18th edition of the Region-5 Karate Championships held at the coastal town of Swakopmund, which saw Namibian karatekas amass a total of 19 gold medals from the championships.
Windhoek – Namibia’s rugby second stringers, the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias, will tomorrow continue with their hunt for an elusive first win in the ongoing Supersport Rugby Challenge when they lock horns against unbeaten ISG Pumas at the Mbombela Stadium in Mpumalanga, South Africa.
WINDHOEK – Back in the day during the early seventies, football was extremely competitive and apart from the oval ball game (rugby) the beautiful game was the only source of recreation, obliging many young people taking a liking in chasing an inflated piece of leather.
The fundamental question that needs to be raised should be; is our national rugby fifteen, the Welwitschias, really worth the candle to represent the Land of the Brave at the upcoming Rugby World Cup in Japan later this year?
Following Sunday’s hard-fought 2-1 victory over the Mambas of Mozambique in their 2019 Cosafa Cup opening match, Brave Warriors assistant coach Colin Benjamin has cautioned his charges against taking the foot off the paddle when they face the Flames of Malawi tonight at the King Zwelithini Stadium in Durban, South Africa.
Video: I committed to Warriors before Afcon qualification ''Nyambe''
Video: Windhoek Draught Welwitschias 8 - 81 Leopards
WINDHOEK – Having last featured for the Brave Warriors almost four years ago, Namibian Germany-based midfield-cum-striker Manfred Starke is back in the national team fold and will do battle for Namibia at this year’s African Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.
A defiant Central Namibia Football Association (CNFA) League with its headquarters holed up in the heart of the
WINDHOEK - Windhoek Draught Welwitschias will play their fifth SuperSport Rugby Challenge match against the visiting Leopards of South Africa tomorrow at the Hage Geingob Stadium.
While Namibians in all spheres of the country are waiting with bated breath the country’s participation in this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) slated for next month in Egypt, a catastrophic man-made storm is brewing at the troubled Namibia Football Association (NFA) Football House in Katutura.
Video: Hotto reacts to Brave Warriors AFCON selection
WINDHOEK - Team Namibia is hoping to put up a stellar performance at the 18th edition of the Region 5 Karate Federation Championships slated for the coastal town of Swakopmund at The Dome this weekend.
WINDHOEK – America’s 21-year old sprinting sensation Michael Norman last Sunday clocked a remarkable 19.84 in the 200m at the Golden Grand Prix in Osaka, Japan to tumble the meeting’s all-time 200m record of 19.87 set by Namibia’s sprint legend Frank Fredericks 20 years ago.
WINDHOEK – After weeks of uncertainty, the executive committee of the Namibia Premier League (NPL) yesterday finally announced that for this season – which ends on Sunday – the league will relegate the bottom three teams, including demoted Young African FC, but the promotion of teams still hangs in the balance due to an inactive National First Division (NFD).
WINDHOEK - The Tangeni Nakale Athletics Club recently proved that it has come of age after three of its top young athletes scooped medals at the popular Dr. Sam Nujoma Half Marathon held in the capital.
WINDHOEK – Two crucial goals from Image Isaacks and Crispin Mbewe, coupled with the club’s sheer determination to finish the season on a high after having earlier lost out on the league title, helped propel African Stars to a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Tigers on Saturday in the maiden Standard Bank Top-8 Cup.
WINDHOEK - Namibia’s rugby second-stringers, the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias, will Sunday continue their hunt for a first victory in the ongoing SuperSport Rugby Challenge when they square off against Down Touch Griffons at the Impala Rugby Club Stadium in Rustenburg.
WINDHOEK – Having lost out on the league title, African Stars will tomorrow turn their full attention to the Standard Bank Top-8 Cup final where they face archrivals Tigers at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.
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.
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.
WINDHOEK – MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) run-away table-toppers Black Africa will tonight need either a win or a draw against struggling traditional rivals Orlando Pirates to lift the coveted league trophy, to end a five year drought.
WINDHOEK - The recently concluded Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) Regional Chairpersons workshop – held in Windhoek - adopted some resolutions to be implemented during the course of this year. One of the most important decisions made was that the annual National Youth Games will take place at Swakopmund in December.
WINDHOEK - Team Namibia finished 7th overall at the South African Districts and Festival Squash Tournament (SACD) that took place over the weekend.
Video: Upgrade sport facilities through PPPs - Tjongarero
WINDHOEK – The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) investigations into the internal affairs of the Namibia Football Association (NFA) has taken a fresh twist, as the Namibian anti-graft body is now in hot pursuit of Brave Warriors Team Manager Tim Isaacs, New Era Sport has learnt.
WINDHOEK- Former sprinter and netball player Yolanda Tjipuka and her husband Sydney Tjipuka, recently teamed up with friends to assistant a group of nine athletes that formed part of the team that represented Namibia at the recent Cossasa Athletics Championships in eSwatini.
OMUTHIYA – Already boasting a state-of-the-art football field constructed at a tune of close to 10 million through Fifa assistance, the town of Omuthiya will soon embark on the construction of netball courts and other additional facilities.
WINDHOEK - Deputy Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service Agnes Tjongarero says the time is ripe to approach sport development creatively and has called on the regional chairpersons responsible for sport at various towns across the country to be innovative when addressing the shortage of sport facilities.
WINDHOEK – There is just a few matches left before the curtains come down on the 2018/19 Namibia Premier League (NPL) season and still there is no concrete communication as to how the NPL will go about the promotion and relegation of teams this season.
SWAKOPMUND - The revival of the 2019 Moto-X Namibian Championships has opened the throttle on some fierce competition amongst the ‘big guns’ this year, in particular the unbeatable ‘King of the Dirt’ champ Mark Sternagel, who is flying high for a long-awaited title win.
WINDHOEK – It was a weekend of mixed fortunes for local boxing, after Namibia’s veteran boxer and former two-time world champion Paulus “The Rock” Ambunda was out-brawled and outfoxed by America’s fast and furious fighter Stephen Fulton Jr in the wee hours of yesterday.
OKAHANDJA – Tura Magic’s chances of finishing within the top-three come end of the 2018/19 MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) season were Saturday thrown in further jeopardy when they suffered a 4-2 defeat at the hands of a resurgent Okahandja United at the town’s Nau-aib Stadium.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s veteran pugilist Paulus “The Rock” Ambunda will tomorrow be faced with a mammoth task of succeeding where compatriots Paulus “The Hitman” Moses, Julius “Blue Machine” Indongo and Walter “Executioner” Kautondokwa once tried and failed – that is on the grueling world-renowned American boxing stage.
WINDHOEK – There was a bit of relieve for Namibia Premier League (NPL) relegation-threatened Orlando Pirates and Civics, who both managed to secure vital wins in mid-week action that saw them momentarily breathe a sigh of relief.