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Anna Marie Ngonde Shikusho Leads the Pack in the FNB Women’sSuper League Top Scorers

Anna Marie Ngonde Shikusho Leads the Pack in the FNB Women’sSuper League Top Scorers

Anna Marie Ngonde Shikusho of FC Ongos Ladies has emerged as the leading goal scorer, setting the pitch ablaze with an impressive tally of 15 goals after 6 rounds of competition in the FNB Women Super league. Shikusho’s remarkable shooting skills in front of the net has propelled her team to soaring heights in the league standings. Hot on Shikusho’s heels is Elsabe Whitey Reinecke of Arrows Ladies FC, showcasing her striking talent with 10 goals to her name, closely followed by the relentless Beauties scoring machine, Fiola Vliete, who boasts an impressive 9 goals. Anna-Ida Heidi Somses of VPower…
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Black Buffaloes FC: (Zambezi Football Regional League): A Legacy of Resilience and Passion

Black Buffaloes FC: (Zambezi Football Regional League): A Legacy of Resilience and Passion

In the heart of Namibian football history lies the storied journey of Black Buffaloes FC, a club that has weathered the high and lows of the sport since its establishment in 1968 in the Zambezi Region. From humble beginnings to moments of winning and losing, the Black Buffaloes have carved out a significant presence in the Zambezi Regional Leagues. Formed in 1968, Black Buffaloes FC officially joined the Zambezi League, the Former Caprivi league in 1972, marking the beginning of a remarkable journey that would span decades. Their inaugural years were marked by determination as they navigated the competitive football…
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Futsal Namibia gears up for competition proper for CAF Futsal AFCON Competition

Futsal Namibia gears up for competition proper for CAF Futsal AFCON Competition

After Futsal Namibia clinched a remarkable victory against all odds, securing their place in the prestigious CAF Futsal AFCON Competition slated to take place in Morocco this April. Overturning a daunting 5 – 2 defeat at home, the team delivered a stunning 6 – 3 win away at the Starlight Arena in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Coach Modise, the mastermind behind the team’s resurgence, expressed his satisfaction with the outcome and outlined the path ahead for the squad. “In the next week,” Coach Modise remarked, “I will be inviting additional players from the Futsal Namibia Premier League to try out,…
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Netball Namibia Selects Squad for Under 21 World Cup Qualifiers

Netball Namibia Selects Squad for Under 21 World Cup Qualifiers

Netball Namibia held intense trials in the capital to determine the squad that will represent the nation at the Under 21 World Cup qualifiers in Pretoria, South Africa, next month. The selection process culminated in the naming of a squad comprising 15 players who will undergo intensive training ahead of the competition.The Netball World Youth Cup serves as the ultimate platform for emerging netball players under the age of 21, offering them the opportunity to showcase their skills on the global stage. With the upcoming qualifiers serving as a gateway to this tournament. The World Netball announced in August 2021…
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Namibian Veterans Cricket Team Ready to Shine in Inaugural Masters World Cup

Namibian Veterans Cricket Team Ready to Shine in Inaugural Masters World Cup

Namibia’s cricketing veterans are primed and prepared to make their mark in the inaugural International Masters Cricket Over-40s World Cup. Bringing together the crème de la crème of Over-40s cricketers from 12 nations, this tournament is set to dazzle fans with 42 exhilarating matches spanning two action-packed weeks. Under the leadership of captain Nicolaas Buys, the Namibian squad presents a formidable lineup of seasoned players poised to showcase their skills on the global stage. Spearheading the team’s charge is the illustrious Gerrie Snyman, whose explosive batting and all-round abilities have earned him a revered status in the cricketing world. Snyman’s…
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Empowering Club Football Administration of the Zambezi Football Regional League

Empowering Club Football Administration of the Zambezi Football Regional League

The Zambezi Football Regional League started the year with the commencement of its administration and management course for club executives with an inspiring opening ceremony. The course that is being attended by 35 out of a potential 50 participants opened on the 13th February and runs until the 16 February, Addressing the participants and stakeholders, the Regional Chairperson Vuyama Ngamwa speaker expressed heartfelt gratitude and pride in welcoming everyone to this pivotal occasion. Emphasizing the transcendent nature of football, the chairperson reflected on the recent African Cup of Nations, highlighting how the sport transcends boundaries and unites people from diverse…
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Africa Union Sports Council Region 5’s Visionary Retreat Sets Stage for Sports Innovation and Excellence

Africa Union Sports Council Region 5’s Visionary Retreat Sets Stage for Sports Innovation and Excellence

The African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 recently convened a landmark planning retreat in Botswana. The retreat served as a pivotal moment to reflect on past achievements, review existing strategies, and pave the way for an impactful year ahead. Region 5, known for its leadership in sports innovation and excellence across Africa, seized this opportunity to reinforce its position as the continent’s premier sports region. At the heart of the retreat was the organization’s commitment to adapt and evolve under its Organisational Re-engineering model. Following the adoption of a new Constitution in January 2022, Region 5 embarked on a…
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Futsal Namibia Faces Uphill Battle After Home Defeat in CAF AFCON Futsal Qualifiers

Futsal Namibia Faces Uphill Battle After Home Defeat in CAF AFCON Futsal Qualifiers

Windhoek, Namibia - In a thrilling encounter at the Windhoek Show Sport Plaza, Futsal Namibia suffered a 5-2 defeat in their campaign for the CAF AFCON Futsal Qualifiers against a strategically superior Tanzanian team.The Tanzanian side showcased impeccable strategic planning right from the start, opening the scoring in the third minute and adding one more goals within the first seven minutes. The Namibian team, although brimming with talent, struggled to capitalize on their scoring opportunities, leading to a challenging first half.The turning point came when the Tanzanian goalkeeper, sensing the unsettlement among the Namibian players, took a bold move to…
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Namibia Paralympic Committee Strengthens Governance with Workshop at Kaku Guest House

Namibia Paralympic Committee Strengthens Governance with Workshop at Kaku Guest House

Otjiwarongo, Namibia - The Namibia Paralympic Committee (NNPC) recently took a significant step towards enhancing its governance by organizing a workshop for the current board at the Kaku Guest House in Otjiwarongo. Facilitated by Sports Consultant Mathew Haikali and Isack Hamata, the workshop focused on instilling good governance practices within the sports organization.The initiative, spearheaded by the NNPC President, aimed at capacity building for existing board members and implementing mechanisms to ensure the long-term sustainability of the organization. The workshop provided a platform for the board to discuss and adopt international standards in sports governance.“This workshop comes at a very…
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Sauna Fun Run Walk 2024 Unites Osona Village Residents for Health and Community

Sauna Fun Run Walk 2024 Unites Osona Village Residents for Health and Community

Osona Village, Namibia - In a groundbreaking initiative, Osona Village hosted its first-ever Sauna Fun Run Walk 2024, aimed at fostering community bonds and promoting health and fitness among residents. Aisha Abrams, one of the organizers, shared insights into the event’s objectives and the numerous benefits it brought to the burgeoning community. Abrams explained that the primary goal of the Sauna Fun Run Walk was to bring neighbors together, allowing them to forge connections and strengthen community ties. The added incentive of gaining fitness during the health-conscious month of January further spurred participation. “Everybody’s on a fitness journey, and we…
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