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Brave Warriors begin preparations for COSAFA Cup

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Namibia's senior national football team, the Brave Warriors, has begun preparations for the 2024 Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) Cup.

This year will mark the 23rd edition of the regional competition, which is set to take place from June 26-7 July, 2024, in Gqeberha, South Africa. Namibia is in Group C alongside Angola, Lesotho, and the Seychelles.

The Brave Warriors kicked off their preparations today, gearing up to compete for top honours in the regional competition.

Ondangwa stadium construction advances on key areas

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The Ondangwa Sport Stadium's phase two construction continues with the latest updates focusing on the boundary wall, ticket booth, and drainage system.

With the groundbreaking ceremony completed last week, phase two of the multi-million dollar Sport Stadium construction continues at the site in Ondangwa.

Construction is nearing completion on the priority areas of the boundary wall, drainage system, and ticket booth. 

Cricket Namibia invest in the future , construction progress at new stadium

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Construction work on the new Cricket Stadium, to be known as the Namibia Cricket Ground, is progressing well. The new cricket stadium will be located at the corner of Netball and Lichtensteinstrasse, next to the Dr. Hage Geingob Rugby Stadium. 

Since the official ground-breaking ceremony took place on March 20th, the project continues to make progress both on and off the field. 

While the playing pitches are taking shape, there's still more work to be done to complete the other parts of the stadium.

Standard Bank junior hockey initiative trains future stars for regional competition

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A total of 36 junior hockey players from nine different regions across Namibia are in Windhoek preparing for the boys and girls Junior Hockey Series tournament, which will be hosted in Zimbabwe from August 8 to 11. 

These players, selected by the Standard Bank Junior Hockey Initiative project under the guidance of Erwin Handura, are training at the Gymnasium Private School Hockey Field.

The initiative, sponsored by Standard Bank since 2021, involves 36 boys and girls from various primary schools attending a training camp in Windhoek. 

National MX leg 4 excites fans at Swakopmund

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The fourth leg of the Namibian National Motocross Championship took place on Saturday at the Swakopmund MX track.

Despite the windy conditions at the coast, the day's racing once again delivered high-energy action, featuring top riders from across Namibia.

The Swakopmund track is renowned for its challenging layout, featuring a mix of sand, dirt, jumps, and tight corners.

The track was designed to test the riders' technical skills and endurance.

Capricorn group backs U19 women's Cricket team

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The Women's U19 National Cricket Team, will be known as the U19 Capricorn Eagles after Capricorn Group became the official sponsor of the team. 

The sponsorship was announced at a press conference in Windhoek. The team will play Zimbabwe in a six-match T20 series from June 17th to 23rd at the HP Oval. Before their opening match against Zimbabwe, the team received a morale boost with the news of Capricorn Group's sponsorship. 

Capricorn Group has shown its support for cricket, particularly women's cricket.

Namibia's Desert Jewels secure bronze medal after beating Samoa

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The Debmarine Desert Jewels Netball team clinched the bronze medal  at the Pacific Netball Series held in Brisbane, Australia, from June 10 to June 15.

This was achieved after they beat Samoa 54-36  last week Saturday. 

In the six-day tournament, Namibia's Desert Jewels competed fiercely, playing six games and finishing with a commendable record of four wins and two losses.

WBA Pan Africa title fight now set for September 14th

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Initially scheduled for August 31st of this year, the African Connection Promotion Boxing Bonanza has now been moved to September 14, 2024.

AC Boxing Promotions has announced the postponement of its second boxing bonanza of the year.

In a press release issued by stable owner Immanuel Moses, it was stated that the reason for rescheduling the fight is due to the boxing commission's prior commitments and other planned boxing activities. 

The bonanza was originally scheduled for August 31st, this year.Moses reiterated that preparations for the bonanza are on going.