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WINDHOEK – The University of Namibia (Unam) Sports Office under the Office of the Dean of Students this week advertised a cluster of coaching vacancies at its various campuses countrywide, with qualified and experienced local coaches encouraged to apply for the positions. WINDHOEK – Struggling MTC Namibia Premiership club Unam FC mentor Woody Jacobs will tonight face yet another test of character when his charges square off against a rejuvenated Tigers outfit, with a win being the only prudent outcome that will be good enough to lift Unam from the bottom of the table. WINDHOEK – One of Namibia’s most feared punchers Mendu Kaangundue will be the main attraction when the renowned MTC Nestor Sunshine Boxing & Fitness Academy hosts its much-awaited “Back to the Roots” Boxing Bonanza on the capital. Out-of-contract Namibia Football Association (NFA) long-serving secretary-general Barry Rukoro (BR) appeared on NBC’s hard-hitting current affairs programme One on One this week with presenter Patrick Sam (PS) regarding a myriad of issues dogging Football House. Here is the transcript of their conversation. WINDHOEK - Young African Football Club chairman-cum-mentor Mali Ngarizemo gave the Namibia Premier League (NPL) until end of business today (28 January) to reinstate and revoke the combined N$50 000 fine that was imposed on his club, his lawyers Murorua Kurtz Kasper (MKK) Inc. informed the league on Friday. WINDHOEK – Off-form Katutura giants Orlando Pirates will tonight continue with their fight for survival with the equally struggling Civics at the Sam Nujoma Stadium at 20h00, in what is expected to be a thrilling relegation skirmish between the two clubs. WINDHOEK – Namibia’s oldest football club Tigers FC this week wrote to the secretariat of the Namibia Premier League (NPL) expressing their distress and dissatisfaction in the NPL’s continuous habit of failing to decorously interpret its own rules and regulations. WINDHOEK – Despite a congested list of fixtures, MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) log leaders Black Africa coach Paulo Shipanga insists they will not allow a fixture backlog and an assortment of injuries to some key players to deflect the ‘Lively Lions’ in their quest for success this season. WINDHOEK – Osipana yaNamibia ndjoka onkulunkulu, Tigers FC oya shanga omukandanyenyeto gu uka koNamibia Premier League moka tayi ulike okwaa uva nawa kwawo, oshoka NPL okwe shi ninga omukalondjigilike mokundopa okuuva ko nokutula miilonga oompango nomilandu dhe mwene. Windhoek – Namibian international midfielder Petrus Shitembi is set to join Zambian Premier League (ZPL) club Lusaka Dynamos on a short-term contract, New Era Sport has established. Windhoek – MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) reigning champions African Stars mentor, Bobby Samaria, yesterday vowed not to handle Civics with kid gloves when they square off tonight at the Sam Nujoma Stadium at 20h00, saying their aim is to remain consistent. WINDHOEK – Gobabis-based club Young African FC, which was recently fined a combined fine of N$50 000 and demoted to 2nd tier football by the Namibia Premier League (NPL) Disciplinary Committee for fraudulently registering and using a player with tampered identity documents last season, yesterday again wrote a letter to the league’s vice-chairman Bonni Paulino. WINDHOEK – The Bureau of the FIFA Council on Friday unveiled a five-member normalisation committee that will oversee the affairs of the beleaguered Namibia Football Association (NFA) until a new leadership is installed. WINDHOEK – Telecommunications giant MTC, which is the principle bankroller of the Namibia Premier League (NPL), yesterday wrote to the league’s chairman Patrick Kauta expressing its displeasure with the deficient manner in which NPL is currently being administered. WINDHOEK – Members of the newly-appointed Fifa Normalisation Committee yesterday had to rely on the assistance of the Namibian Police to remove out-of-contract secretary-general of the Namibia Football Association (NFA) Barry Rukoro from the premises of the association. WINDHOEK – Coming off the back of a passive draw against Tura Magic in midweek action, defending champions African Stars will this weekend return to action when they confront traditional rivals Orlando Pirates in what is expected to be a thrilling derby. WINDHOEK – Ehangano lyokuninga omakwatathano gopaungomba MTC, ndyoka olyo shikwetepo ngele tashi ya mokugandja oshimaliwa koliha yopombanda moshilongo (Namibia Premier Legue-NPL), omanambo ga zi ko olya shangele omunashipundi gwoliha Patrick Kauta omukanda moka tali ulike okwaa uva ombili momukalo ngoka NPL ta wilikwa. WINDHOEK – Namibia’s super featherweight boxer Natanael Sebastian on Friday narrowly missed out on a lifetime opportunity to clinch the coveted vacant World Boxing Association (WBA) Pan-African Super Featherweight Title. WINDHOEK – Deputy Chairperson of the FIFA Normalisation Committee, Franco Cosmos, yesterday confirmed that they had received a letter from the lawyers of ousted secretary-general of the Namibia Football Association (NFA), Barry Rukoro, Windhoek – In a letter addressed to the Namibia Premier League (NPL) executive committee on Friday, Civics FC is demanding that the league’s executive and, by extension, the secretariat fully implement the directives issued by the NPL’s Disciplinary Committee (DC) last month.