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Victorious weekend: Recap of the 9th edition in Oshakati

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The 9th edition of the State-Owned Enterprises (SOE) games in Oshakati concluded with various teams showcasing their athletic skills and teamwork across different sports disciplines.

From Darts to Volleyball, Soccer, Netball, Tug of War, and Relay Races, the event brought together employees and executives from state-owned enterprises to compete and foster sportsmanship and camaraderie.

Walvis Bay host third leg of action

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The third leg of the 2024 4X4 Vasbyt action took place over the weekend just outside the port city of Walvis Bay.

Despite the challenging weather conditions, the action remained of high standard.

Known for its stunning desert landscapes and rugged terrain, Walvis Bay provides the perfect backdrop for this thrilling competition.

The 4 x4 Weskus Vasbyt is a well-known annual event that attracts off-road enthusiasts from around Namibia.

Fifteen cars entered the competition in two classes: Class C, Open Differential, and Class D, Lockers.

FIVB instructors course underway at DTS

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The Namibia Volleyball Federation is hosting a Level II Instructors course at the DTS hall in Windhoek, with over 30 coaches from various African countries in attendance.

Funded by Olympic Solidarity, the course started yesterday and will run until June 14th.

Coaches from Angola, Botswana, Rwanda, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and other nations are participating.

The course aims to equip coaches with skills to train athletes from grassroots to professional levels, manage teams in competitive environments, and effectively organize resources for training and competition.

Cuca Tops secure premier league promotion after 22-year absence

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The race for promotion to the Debmarine Premiership in the North East First Division concluded this past weekend as Rundu-based outfit Cuca Tops FC claimed hard-fought victories against Chief Santos FC and relegated Omuthiya United FC, respectively, with one game to spare.

Cuca Tops have now filled the last place in the country's top-tier league, with Namibia Correctional Service from the southern stream division and KK Palace from the north-west stream division also gaining promotion.

Namibia's Desert Jewels suffers 55-74 defeat to Samoa

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The Desert Jewels, Namibia's national netball team, lost their first game in the Pacific Netball Series to Samoa with a score of 55 to 74. 

The match played in Brisbane, Australia, marked the start of the tournament which will run until June 15th.

Sponsored by Debmarine Namibia, the team's objective is to secure a top position in the tournament as part of their preparation for the World Cup in three years' time. 

They aim to adopt the Irish style of play, globally recognized for its effectiveness.

National bowling league heats up for weekend showdown

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The Namibia Bowling National League came to an end this weekend. 

Held annually, the Namibia Bowling National League concluded last  weekend after kicking off earlier this year. The event will see bowlers from all parts of the country vying for the top spot.

Windhoek Bowling Club President Anjuleen Viljoen outlined the various categories contested over the next two days. 

Six clubs, including Swakopmund, Namib Park ,Tsumeb, Transnamib, Eros and Windhoek will battle it out for what promises to be top of the table encounters. 

48 teams participate in the SOE games in oshakati

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The 9th edition of the State-Owned Enterprises (SOE) games happened  in Oshakati, Oshana region last weekend . 

The games bring together employees and executives from various state-owned enterprises for a weekend of sportsmanship and camaraderie.

The SOE games kicked off with a grand march from town to the sport field where senior executives delivered inspiring speeches. 

Freddy Mwiya from the Namibia Sport Commission highlighted the importance of promoting wellness and reducing stress levels in the workplace through such activities. 

Chicken boys seek assistance to go support Brave Warriors in South Africa

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Meanwhile, Known for their live chicken, a full loaf of brown bread, and bright hair colors with Namibian flag attire, the Chicken Boys of Namibia are seeking public assistance as they wish to go support the Brave Warriors in South Africa in their two important 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier matches against Liberia and Tunisia .

In support of the Brave Warriors, the trio is pleading for assistance from the public in order for them to play the 12th man role for the two Brave Warriors matches in South Africa. 

Wanderes snatch last minute win against Unam 27-24

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The 2024 Rugby season heats up last weekend with the second round of fixtures promising some mouthwatering clashes. 

Last weekend's rugby action promises to deliver as the league's elite teams go head-to-head. 

After round 1, Wanderers leads the table with 38 points, while UNAM sits just behind in second with the same log points. 

The two teams are separated only by points difference. In third place, last year's semi-finalist Kudus stands on 27 points. 

The fourth spot is currently occupied by the surprise package Reho Falcons.

54TH Tara rally edition promises to exhibit exhilarating action

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One of the oldest racing sports in Namibia, the Tara Rally, commence in Windhoek last weekend and promises to captivate adrenaline lovers.

The event started last week Thursday and witnessed  drivers compete in over 18 stages of the grueling competition, including the sedan and bakkie (S or CR) categories.

The media liaison officer of the Tara Rally, Francois Lottering, said the event so far has been exciting.

Paul Van Wyk, a driver from South Africa participated for the  first time taking part in the event.