Minister appoints new boxing board

Author: 
NAMPA

Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service Jerry Ekandjo on Monday appointed a new Namibian Professional Boxing and Wrestling Control Board (NPBWCB) with immediate effect on a three-year term.

The appointment is in line with the Boxing Act of 1980 Section (4) section (I) sub section (ii), which the minister admitted was outdated.



Brave Warriors lose to Senegal

Author: 
NAMPA

The Brave Warriors lost their penultimate 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) match in Dakar, Senegal by two goals to nil on Saturday.

A media statement issued by the Namibia Football Association (NFA) said the Brave Warriors performed gallantly, with goal keeper Maximilian Mbaeva saving a penalty.

Senegal led 1-0 at half-time and got their second goal with about 10 minutes to go thanks to a converted penalty as the Brave Warriors restricted the Lions of Teranga to few and far chances in the final round of the matches in the qualifiers.



NSC suspends Chainda

Author: 
NAMPA

The Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) on Monday suspended its marketing officer Chalo Chainda for alleged attempted assault of a colleague.

Speaking to Nampa on Wednesday, Chainda confirmed his suspension, but stopped short of revealing the reasons.

“Yes, I was suspended by the NSC on Monday; that is all I can say for now. I would rather have the office give you information about my suspension. Call Walter Haseb, the acting chief administrator at the Namibia Sports Commission, who has all the information,” he said.



I will pull out a magic trick: Mannetti

Author: 
NAMPA

The national football team coach is confident of pulling off a surprise result when the Brave Warriors face Senegal in Dakar Saturday for their final Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group K match.

“We are in a tough situation, but we will not let this affect us. I will try and perform a magic trick for this game. There is nothing else that one can do in such situations,” said Ricardo Mannetti here on Tuesday.

Namibia is already out of contention but has to complete all scheduled matches.



Athletes with disabilities off to Rio next week

Author: 
NAMPA

Namibia’s 2012 Paralympic Games gold medallist Johanna Benson will lead a strong team of nine athletes with disabilities to Brazil next week to represent the country at the 2016 Paralympic Games.

The team departs for Rio de Janeiro next Monday for the competition scheduled to take place from 07 to 18 September.

The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event involving athletes with a range of disabilities. Namibian para-athletes will compete in track and field events, power lifting and swimming.



Ragga Dancehall Top 10 with Dazzle

Author: 
Elsabe Tibinyane

10. Gytption - Down In Deh
9. Patoranking - Love You Die
8. 2Kingz - Bend Down

7. David Lion - Cast Away
6. Kim Kelly - Alive
5. Macka Diamond - Shake

4. Iba Mahr - Get Up & Show
3. Stylo G - Yusimme Yard
2. Kalado - Adultery

1. Wizkid - Naughty Ride



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