Harry Simon in comeback fight at The Dome … Meroro heads to Russia

Harry Simon in comeback fight at The Dome … Meroro heads to Russia

Otniel Hembapu Windhoek Namibia’s former two-time world champion Harry ‘The Terminator’ Simon will finally make his long awaited return to the boxing ring on December 29 at The Dome in Swakopmund when he faces Tanzania’s Said Mbwelwa in a 6-round cruiserweight non-title fight. Simon, aged 45, who last fought in 2016 when he defeated Japhet […]

Tigers to confront Pirates tonight … exciting weekend fixtures

Tigers to confront Pirates tonight … exciting weekend fixtures

Otniel Hembapu Windhoek Following Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat at the hands of log leaders African Stars, MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) reigning champions Tigers FC will tonight face another test of character when they confront Orlando Pirates at the Sam Nujoma Stadium at 20h00. Tigers, who are currently stationed in 14th place with 11 points on […]

‘No Mercy Part 7’ Boxing Bonanza tomorrow

‘No Mercy Part 7’ Boxing Bonanza tomorrow

Otniel Hembapu Windhoek-Namibia’s WBO Africa lightweight champion Paulus ‘The Hitman’ Moses will tomorrow headline the ‘No Mercy Part 7’ Boxing Bonanza when he defends his title against Tanzania’s Saidi Mundi at the Windhoek Country Club Resort & Casino. The bonanza is hosted and promoted by Namibia’s leading boxing school – the MTC Nestor Sunshine Boxing […]

Welwitschias geared up for Currie Cup win

Welwitschias geared up for  Currie Cup win

Otniel Hembapu Windhoek Namibia’s rugby fifteen, the Welwitschias, will tomorrow be out in search of a first Currie Cup First Division victory when they take on visiting South African outfit Eastern Province at the Hage Geingob Stadium in the capital. The Welwitschias, who scored 59 points against the Griffons away in South Africa last weekend […]

Hafeni ‘Teenage’ Mwashekele, an unheralded football genius

Hafeni ‘Teenage’ Mwashekele, an unheralded football genius

It’s fair to conclude that had former Hungry Lions Football Club midfield general, one Hafeni ‘Teenage’ Mwashekele, played for one of the big clubs, he could now be spoken of in the same breath as Lucky Boostander, Koko Muatunga, Samora Apollus, George Nawatiseb and some of the greatest midfielders to have graced our shores. Bro […]

Strike while the iron is hot

Strike while the iron is hot

Knock-on effect, Domino effect or better still, kowtowing – that’s the definition of being overly deferential. Well, let me be. In reality, kowtowing literally means touching the ground with one’s forehead, as a sign of deference. Truth be told, there have been great thinkers in history and it can be quite tempting to treat anything […]

NPL kickoff to be decided next month …Clubs adopt new constitution

NPL kickoff to be decided next month …Clubs adopt new constitution

Otniel Hembapu Windhoek The kick-off date for football activities of the Namibia Premier League (NPL) will be decided next month when the NPL holds its elective congress to choose new headship. NPL announced this yesterday and further confirmed that all 16 league clubs unanimously adopted the NPL’s new constitution at its Extra-ordinary General Assembly held […]

Isaacs to use Swazi friendly to assess Gladiators

Isaacs to use Swazi friendly to assess Gladiators

Staff Reporter Windhoek As preparation for the upcoming 2017 Cosafa Women Championship to be held in Zimbabwe the Brave Gladiators will host Swaziland in a friendly match on Saturday at the NFA Technical Centre in Katutura. Brave Gladiators interim head coach Brian Isaacs will use the weekend match as an opportunity to assess the players […]

Shooting from the hip: When days are dark, friends are few

Shooting from the hip: When days are dark, friends are few

Namibian professional boxer Julius “Blue Machine” Indongo’s astonishing rise to stardom has given some local sports followers a damn false sense of hope. Well, not so long ago when our national senior football team, the Brave Warriors was bundled out of the regional COSAFA Senior Challenge, daggers were drawn with critics calling for heads to […]

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