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WINDHOEK – Gobabis-based club Young African FC, which was demoted by the Namibia Premier League (NPL) last month, yesterday launched an urgent application with the High Court demanding that the club be restored back into the league until internal remedial structures are set up by the Namibia Football Association (NFA), which is the NPL’s mother body. WINDHOEK - The maiden edition of the much anticipated Standard Bank Top-8 Cup will officially kick off at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in the capital, with Tigers opening the competition’s proceedings with a clash against Unam FC tonight at 20h00. WINDHOEK – In a letter dated 19 February 2019, Tjombe-Elago Inc. – the lawyers representing the Fifa Normalisation Committee – wrote to ousted Namibia Football Association (NFA) Secretary-General Barry Rukoro and his lawyers Tjitemisa & Associates reaffirming the committee’s resolute decision not to reinstate Rukoro. WINDHOEK – Action in the maiden edition of the Standard Bank Top-8 Cup will tonight continue at the Sam Nujoma Stadium at 20h00 when Otjiwarongo-based outfit Might Gunners square off with Tura Magic in what is expected to be a spectacular encounter. WINDHOEK – The urgent court application launched by demoted Young African FC this week with the Windhoek High Court – which sought interim relief to have the club reinstated into the Namibia Premier League (NPL) – was yesterday struck off the roll with costs. WINDHOEK – Namibia football reigning champions African Stars on Saturday emphatically brushed aside a hapless Orlando Pirates by 5-0 to book their place in the semifinals of the maiden edition of the Standard Bank Top 8 Cup at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in the capital. WINDHOEK – After their urgent court application was removed from the roll with costs last week by High Court judge Claudia Claasen on technicalities, Gobabis club Young African is fighting on. WINDHOEK – It was nothing but a haze of intimidation and an exchange of verbal jabs between Mendu “Hands of God” Kaangundue and Charles Shinima, who will both headline this weekend’s ‘Back to the Roots Boxing Bonanza” at the A. Shipena Secondary School in the capital. WINDHOEK – The 2nd edition of the ever-growing Sanlam Coastal Marathon was officially launched in the capital yesterday, where organisers promised to make the 2019 edition of the popular annual marathon bigger and better. Windhoek – It rained goals in the MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) this weekend, as Shandumbala giants Tigers produced a breathtaking performance that saw them demolish league rookies Young Brazilians 7-3 in a one-sided match at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday. WINDHOEK – Teams campaigning in the Namibia Premier League (NPL) were last month left high and dry when their monthly grants were slashed by 50% as punishment for the NPL’s failure to promptly consult and inform both league sponsors MTC and FNB Namibia about Standard Bank’s arrival as sponsor of the Top-8 Cup, New Era Sport has learnt. WINDHOEK – Namibia’s banking giant First National Bank (FNB) yesterday once again demonstrated its unyielding support towards the development of local sports, when they threw their weight behind the successful hosting of the first-ever Namibia Annual Sports Expo with a N$150 000 sponsorship WINDHOEK – The besieged Namibia Football Players Union (NAFPU), which has for the past few months hogged ear-piercing headlines ranging from maladministration to financial irregularities, appears to be swarming on its knees and on the very edge of closing its doors. WINDHOEK – MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) reigning champions African Stars are faced with a mammoth task of closing down on current log leaders Black Africa, who are topping the log with 32 points while 2nd placed Stars are on 25 points. WINDHOEK – Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service, Erastus Uutoni is strongly convinced that Namibia hosting this year’s AUSC Region 5 Regional Annual Sport Awards (Rasa) will serve as the perfect stepping stone for the country to promulgate her broader agenda of youth and sport development through excellence. WINDHOEK – Namibian veteran sports administrator and chairman of the African Union Sport Council (AUSC) Region 5, Dr Vetumbuavi Veii says deserving athletes from member countries continue to be short-changed by coordinators who fail to implement and promulgate important AUSC programmes. WINDHOEK - The African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 recently joined forces with the Association For International Sport for All (TAFISA) in embarking on its journey of mentoring and preparing more women to take up leadership positions at various federations and commissions of member states. WINDHOEK – Gobabis club Young African FC’s urgent application recently launched with the Windhoek High Court seeking interim relief to have the demoted club reinstated into the Namibia Premier League (NPL), was yesterday struck from the roll with costs. WINDHOEK – Namibia’s internationally accredited football referee Jackson Pavaza continues to cement his name as one of the best referees on the African continent and this month, the 35-year old Fifa-accredited official will once again make further inroads. WINDHOEK – Namibia senior rugby team, the Welwitschias, defense coach Roger Thompson, who was arrested on Sunday in connection with alleged housebreaking with intent to steal and theft as well as two other charges of using a vehicle without the owner’s consent, yesterday made his first appearance in court.