Toe to toe with former Brave Warriors agile shot stopper: Ronnie “The Magnet” Kanalelo

Toe to toe with former  Brave Warriors agile shot stopper: Ronnie  “The Magnet” Kanalelo

Carlos Kambaekwa _____________________ Despite its relatively small population, Namibia has produced a significant number of high profile sportsmen and women since the country’s birth in 1990. Apart from trendsetter Frank Fredericks, who set the international athletic arena on fire with his blistering speed on the athletic track, the likes of boxer Harry Simon, rugby players […]

Why Mwiya has a daunting task ahead

Why Mwiya has a daunting task ahead

Let me first take this opportunity to congratulate Fred Mwiya on his recent appointment as the new Chief Administrator of the Namibia Sport Commission (NSC) and also in the same breath wish him luck and strength in his new endeavor. While wishing him all the best, let me equally use this space to alert him […]

New kid on the block as cycling takes centre stage

New kid on the block as cycling takes centre stage

Staff Reporter ________________ Windhoek – Cycletec has resolved to launch a life-long approach towards the development of young cyclists, by re-introducing the popular Kidz on Bikez Development Programme. In partnership with Nedbank, Hollard and PSG Namibia, Cycletec is leading the way in cycling development whilst at the same time persuade children to develop their cycling […]

Pure cowardice and double standards: A case study of NPL clubs

Pure cowardice and double standards: A case study of NPL clubs

Not only was I puzzled, but I was shocked and equally disappointed to hear that only seven clubs plying their trade in the Namibia Premier League (NPL) petitioned the NPL calling for the removal of league chairman Johnny ‘JJD’ Doeseb. The seven clubs that took the bold step of calling for Doeseb’s head are reigning […]

High flying Saints out to maintain good form

High flying Saints out to maintain good form

Staff Reporter _________________ Windhoek – The youthful Saints hockey team will doubtlessly be the team to watch in this year’s Bank Windhoek Senior Indoor Hockey Premier Men’s league. The Saints dominated in their second round clash against Windhoek Old Boys Bullets, winning the contest by 11 goals to 1 with the top net-busters in last […]

Rugby gears up for Currie Cup, despite widespread club boycott…coach Jones promises to turn Namibia’s fortunes in Currie Cup

Carlos Kambaekwa _____________________ Windhoek – All the traumas of the last couple of months will be temporarily put aside as the Namibia Rugby Union (NRU) gears up for a much a much more improved showing at this year’s Currie Cup competition. The Namibian amateurs were finding the going tough in the highly competitive South African […]

Administrators should be held accountable

Administrators should be  held  accountable

To be quite honest, there are numerous great examples all over the world where football has proven to be a force for good and an instrument for good change within society. Look, just like many others, I have time and again said football has the ability to uplift and strongly carry messages of hope to […]

“Beast Master” ready to ruffle feathers in career defining bout … as Budler takes on Canoy in main bout

“Beast Master” ready to ruffle feathers in career defining bout  … as Budler takes on Canoy in main bout

Carlos Kambaekwa _____________________ Windhoek – Whilst the focus of attention is on the main bout between homeboy, the pocket size Hekkie Bulder and Philippine opponent Joey Canoy, for the vacant International Boxing Organization (IBO) Junior Flyweight crown – Vikapita “Beast Master” Meroro will be the centre of attraction as the muscular Namibian goes up for […]

A glance at the Namibian foreign legion

Carlos Kambaekwa Windhoek – As activities in the country’s flagship football league, the Namibia Premiership (NPL) have come to a virtual standstill a dark cloud hangs over the immediate future of Namibian footballers who ply their trade in the stinking-rich South African Professional Soccer League (PSL). With the exception of free-scoring striker Benson ‘Styles’ Shilongo, […]

Contractually, I can’t reveal boxers earnings – Tobias

Contractually, I can’t reveal boxers earnings – Tobias

Otniel Hembapu Windhoek – With most boxing promotions around world now into the trend of aggressively marketing their fights by publicly disclosing the potential outreach of the fight and the magnitude of the money involved – including the actual figures that each boxer stands to earn from the fight – Namibia’s award-wining promoter Nestor Tobias […]

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