• 17
  • Aug

NAMIBIA Hockey Union (NHU) President Jesse Schickerling has described the 2012 field hockey season as the best ever after it concluded a month earlier than previous years.
The NHU field hockey leagues concluded last weekend with the Windhoek Old Boys Sports Club (WOBSC) taking top honours in both the women and men’s leagues.
Schickerling noted that for the first time in a long time, the season finished a month before the set deadline and he was impressed by what they had achieved.

  • 10
  • Aug

sports Baard 10augNAMIBIA captain Steven Baard has embraced the underdog tag for this month’s ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup 2012 in Queensland.
The African minnows have been drawn in arguably the tournament’s group of death, the only pool which features three Test nations – Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and neighbours South Africa.
But 20-year-old Baard, who scored 45 off 22 balls in his first-class debut at just 17 years of age, wants Namibia to throw the cat among the pigeons.
“We want to upset one or two of the Test nations,” Baard declared.

  • 10
  • Aug

TURA Magic midfielder Neville Tjiueza signed a new one-year deal with the club to squash any possibility of his much talked about move to African Stars.
People have recently linked the Brave Warriors player with a move to MTC Premiership giants African Stars.
Tjiueza this week confirmed Stalile’s interest. However, he stated that it was not concrete enough.

  • 10
  • Aug

NAMIBIA national rugby team coach Danie Vermeulen welcomes the Namibia Rugby Union’s (NRU) assessment of the coaching team and hopes for an extension of his tenure.
The NRU last week confirmed that the assessment of the national senior side’s technical department would was on the cards following the team’s poor showing at the Confederation of African Rugby (CAR) Championship.
The tournament saw the Welwitschias lose to Madagascar in July and complicate their route to the 2015 IRB World Cup qualifications.


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