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Modise inspires DTS’ young talents
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Modise inspires DTS’ young talents

Deutscher Turn und Sportverein (DTS) coach Roy Modise grew up idolising the beautiful game of football.  Although he did not pursue a career in soccer due to his parents’ strict emphasis on academics, Modise, who was raised in Otjomuise, often played against teams from surrounding locations.  He recalls the highlight of his youth being when...

NNN: Sport can grow economy
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NNN: Sport can grow economy

Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has called for the inclusion of the sport and creative industries in Namibia’s economic sector to address unemployment. She made these remarks during a recent dinner hosted by her office to welcome the senior national men’s football team, the Brave Warriors, back home from the Council of Southern, African Football Associations...

Stars take on Galaxy in CAF champions league
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Stars take on Galaxy in CAF champions league

Namibian league champions African Stars were last week drawn against Botswana champions Jwaneng Galaxy for the preliminary rounds of the 2024/25 Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League. The draw for the preliminary stages of the 2024/25 interclub season was held at CAF headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.  A total of 59 clubs from 47 African...

Spain triumphs at Euro 2024
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Spain triumphs at Euro 2024

BERLIN – A superb Spain team led by Rodri and Lamine Yamal were fitting winners of Euro 2024 after lighting up an often-disappointing tournament in which too many of the continent’s star players failed to produce their best form. Kylian Mbappe, the world’s best striker, had been hoping to prepare for joining Real Madrid by...

Scaloni hails Argentina for ‘Triple Crown’ triumph
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Scaloni hails Argentina for ‘Triple Crown’ triumph

MIAMI – Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni says he is constantly surprised by his team’s ability to carve out wins after their 1-0 extra-time triumph over Colombia in the Copa America final on Sunday. The victory means Argentina becomes the first South American team to win three straight major tournament titles. The Albiceleste followed up their...

Welwitschias fall to Portugal …as team shifts focus to Africa Cup
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Welwitschias fall to Portugal …as team shifts focus to Africa Cup

Limba Mupetami Portugal heads into this weekend’s Test match against South Africa teeming with confidence after a 34-22 victory over the Welwitschias of Namibia in an international Test match played at Dr Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek on Saturday afternoon. Simon Mannix’s career as Portugal’s head coach began in the best possible way, defeating the...

Gladiators triumph over Liechtenstein in friendly match 
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Gladiators triumph over Liechtenstein in friendly match 

Limba Mupetami The Brave Gladiators secured a 2-0 victory over the Liechtenstein national women’s football team in a friendly match held at Freizeit Park in Rugell yesterday morning. Namibia had an early opportunity to take the lead in the 21st minute through Thomalina Adams, but Liechtenstein defender Julia Benneckenstein successfully thwarted the attack. However, a...

Farrell ‘does not care’  
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Farrell ‘does not care’  

Ireland coach Andy Farrell said he did not care which team is the best in the world following a last-gasp 25-24 win over top of the world rankings South Africa on Saturday. Victory for second-ranked Ireland in a Durban thriller levelled the two-test series after the Rugby World Cup holders won by seven points in...

Uruguay to Copa America third place
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Uruguay to Copa America third place

Luis Suarez rescued Uruguay with an injury-time equaliser before the South Americans defeated Canada 4-3 in a penalty shootout to win Copa America’s third-place playoff match on Saturday. Uruguay looked to be heading to a shock defeat after the Canadians took a 2-1 lead in the 80th minute through a Jonathan David goal at Charlotte’s...

We want maximum points – Mbai
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We want maximum points – Mbai

Augusta Mbai, the head coach of Unam Jaguars, hopes her team will build on their last match’s performance when they take on Afrocat Lions in the MTC Netball Namibia Premier League (NNPL). The second leg begins this weekend, with various matches lined up in Windhoek and Ogongo in the northern part of the country.  On...