Sports

Life skills taught through sport

3 weeks ago - 29 August 2018 | Sports

The Northern Grassroots Soccer programme initiated in the Oshikoto Region this month by AB InBev Namibia teaches young people from rural areas life skills in order to improve their communities.The initiative was launched in the...

Youth revive Okapya football

3 weeks ago - 29 August 2018 | Sports

Four youth from Okapya near Ondangwa have raised N$15 000 to revive football at the village.According to the youth, when they were growing up, Okapya, situated on the outskirts of Ondangwa, was the centre of...

Sport lights up Onamatanga

1 month - 25 July 2018 | Sports

The ninth edition of the annual Onamatanga traditional sporting event took place over the weekend.The event was graced by the participation of the children, who competed with their seniors in horse racing and archery. On...

School chess tourney a success

1 month - 25 July 2018 | Sports

This month 119 learners from 11 schools took part in the second annual northern schools chess tournament, and according to the organisers, it was a success.The tournament took place at Charles Anderson Combined School in...

Community team in need

2 months ago - 27 June 2018 | Sports

A community football team based at Ongwediva in the Oshana Region, which is developing young football players, is in dire need of funding and donations of equipment.The team, which goes by the name Yellow Star,...

Onamatanga sport event around the corner

2 months ago - 27 June 2018 | Sports

The organisers of the annual Onamatanga traditional sport event are looking for corporate sponsors to join Kambwa Trading and auditor-general Junias Etuna Kandjeke in hosting...

Promoting amateur boxing

3 months ago - 30 May 2018 | Sports

A northern businessman hosted a boxing bonanza in the Ohangwena Region this month where young men had the opportunity to showcase their skills and gain...

A boy and ...

4 months ago - 25 April 2018 | Sports

A BMX cycling club has been established in Omuthiya in Oshikoto Region with the aim of developing a love for cycling in the youth with...

Funds needed for sport complex

4 months ago - 25 April 2018 | Sports

The international relations and cooperation minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah expressed her satisfaction with the 'eshisha' design of the Ondangwa sport field which is expected to be...

Chess sharpens mental abilities

5 months ago - 28 March 2018 | Sports

The University of Namibia (Unam) Oshakati campus chess club chairperson, Boas Mweendeleli, has encouraged fellow Namibians to take an interest in the sport, saying it...

N$150 000 for Easter tourney

5 months ago - 28 March 2018 | Sports

The Easter tournament is open to teams from across Namibia, who are eager to participate in various sport codes, including soccer, netball, basketball, volleyball, athletics...

Poverty shatters sport dreams

6 months ago - 28 February 2018 | Sports

A lack of necessary sport facilities in the northern regions are shattering both the potential and the dreams of children living there from becoming regional,...

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Things fall apart at Oshakati...

9 months ago - 29 November 2017 | Sports

Once a popular team in the Namibian Premier League (NPL), Oshakati City Football Club is currently battling for survival in the Oshana Second Division.Oshakati City,...

Community football rules December

9 months ago - 29 November 2017 | Sports

As we are fast approaching the festive season, one of the most dominant activities in northern Namibian communities is sports tournaments, football in particular.In December,...

Omusati amateur boxing challenges remain

10 months ago - 25 October 2017 | Sports

Omusati Amateur Boxing Federation (OABF) chairperson Immanuel 'Imms' Hamukwaya says although they are making progress in developing boxers, they face several challenges.The main issues are...

Ruacana to support youth through...

10 months ago - 25 October 2017 | Sports

The town council of Ruacana in the Omusati Region is considering upgrading the Oshifo sport field to a modern facility.According to the town's mayor, Linea...

Old Mutual games a hit

11 months ago - 27 September 2017 | Sports

The Old Mutual Far North Championships that took place this month in Oshakati has been described as highly successful.The games saw schools from Oshikoto, Oshana,...

Players footing team bills

1 year - 30 August 2017 | Sports

Despite being perceived as semi-professional football in the country, northern teams that participate in the Namibia Football Association’s (NFA) second division league are faced with...

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