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Phenomenal Seibeb does it again!…Leaves competitors green with envy
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Phenomenal Seibeb does it again!…Leaves competitors green with envy

March 2nd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – All the traumas of the last couple of weeks were temporarily put aside in the aftermath of the ugly verbal spat between the country’s cycling authorities and a local cycling sensation. Young cyclist, Raul Costa Seibeb put behind him frustrations punctuated by the... Read more
Gladiators ready for Swaziland on Independence Day
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Gladiators ready for Swaziland on Independence Day

March 2nd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – Brave Gladiators coach Jacqui Shipanga has called up a 26-member provisional squad for a training camp that stared yesterday in Windhoek in preparation for the clash against the visiting Swaziland, which forms part of Namibia’s 25th independence anniversary... Read more
Another local sports icon dies
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Another local sports icon dies

March 2nd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – The Namibian sports fraternity is mourning the loss of former Black Africa and Liverpool lanky shot-stopper Moses ‘Bra Moke’ Tunuu Kandjoze. Kandjoze, a former radio announcer and one of the most astute football commentators this country has ever produced, died... Read more
Ndokosho loses his IBF belt in sad upset
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Ndokosho loses his IBF belt in sad upset

March 2nd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
OUTAPI – Namibia’s International Boxing Federation (IBF) International Featherweight champion, Gottlieb Ndokosho was dethroned of his title in front of a packed arena at Outapi’s Olufuko Centre on Saturday. His conqueror, the streetwise South African Oscar Chauke, sent... Read more

Reds, Ghosts triumph in BidVest Cup… BA & Tigers scrap through

March 2nd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – Reigning BidVest Cup champions African Stars made a serious statement about their intention to retain Namibia’s much sought-after silverware with another splendid display that demonstrated their supremacy in the knockout competition, which they have already won a... Read more
Bidvest Cup Round-of-16 this weekend…action at three different venues
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Bidvest Cup Round-of-16 this weekend…action at three different venues

February 27th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – It’s getting down to serious business again in the Bidvest Namibia Cup as teams head into the Round-of-16 of the country’s biggest football spectacle. Matches will be played at three different venues, the Windhoek’s SKW Stadium, the Sam Nujoma Stadium and... Read more
Blood, sweat and tears expected at Outapi boxing bonanza
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Blood, sweat and tears expected at Outapi boxing bonanza

February 27th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s International Boxing Federation (IBF) International Featherweight champion Gotlieb Ndokosho will tomorrow take another step closer to his dreams of becoming the crème de la crème of African boxing when he squares off against Oscar Chauke from South... Read more
Para-athlete Nasilowski to add flavour to Nedbank Cycling
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Para-athlete Nasilowski to add flavour to Nedbank Cycling

February 27th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – This weekend will not be about the usual butterfly strokes and backstrokes for Namibia’s leading Paralympic swimmer, Gideon ‘The Amphibian’ Nasilowski when he becomes the first Para-athlete to compete in the popular 30th edition of the Nedbank Cycling... Read more

The untold story of Ben Uanivi 1955-2002

February 27th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – There is an old saying that those who could play the game should be left with the luxury of going unhindered about strutting their business of chasing the inflated pigskin on the football pitch while those with limited abilities would become referees. Although... Read more

NPL saga a damper to the beautiful game

February 27th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
THOSE who are blessed with a great sense of memory will recall my whispers when the top dogs of Katutura football glamour football club African Stars, flanked by members of the country’s football governing body, (NFA) and charismatic chairman of the MTC Namibia Premiership... Read more
Ouseb wishes ‘mentor’ Neil Tovey speedy recovery
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Ouseb wishes ‘mentor’ Neil Tovey speedy recovery

February 26th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – Former Brave Warriors stalwart defender and one of Namibia’s most decorated footballers, Mohammed ‘Slice’ Ouseb has wished former South African club Kaizer Chiefs teammate Neil Tovey a speedy recovery after Tovey suffered three heart attacks on Tuesday... Read more

Women Talent tourney set for Saturday

February 26th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – Local women football powerhouses Galz & Goals, Poly Babes, 21 Brigade United and JS Academy booked their places in the semifinals of the national Talent Identification Tournament, slated for the NFA Technical Centre in Windhoek on Saturday. JS Academy eased... Read more