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Warriors eager to put wounded Chipolopolo to the sword… Namibia seeks 3rd consecutive win
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Warriors eager to put wounded Chipolopolo to the sword… Namibia seeks 3rd consecutive win

July 3rd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek Come hell or high water, an under strength Brave Warriors outfit will have no intention to relinquish the one goal cushion going into the decisive second leg of the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) clash against hosts Zambia at Nkloama stadium in Lusaka,... Read more
Potent ‘Fire’ had few equals
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Potent ‘Fire’ had few equals

July 3rd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek A product of Windhoek’s Old Location, Fire was born Geoffrey Bailey on the 18th of September 1959 but was to spend his formative years juggling between Katutura and Khomasdal following forced removal from the area in 1959. Like many of his peers in the... Read more
NFA Galz & Goals Mommies Day a great success
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NFA Galz & Goals Mommies Day a great success

July 3rd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek The Namibia Football Association (NFA) Galz & Goals programme hosted Mommies’ Day last weekend attracting a total of 25 mommies competing in football, life skills activities and fun competitions. The purpose of Mommies’ Day is to educate parents and supporters... Read more

Title race intensifies in national bowls league

July 3rd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Walvis-Bay Rossmund continued their winning streak in the National Bowls League, dispatching coastal rivals Namib Park in Walvis Bay 13-12and Swakopmund 22-14 respectively, last weekend. Title contenders Transnamib, kept their hopes alive with a narrow win over Eros13-12, but... Read more
For horse-racing lovers all roads lead to Rehoboth
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For horse-racing lovers all roads lead to Rehoboth

July 3rd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek The popular Naris Turf Club will be the centre of attraction when it plays host to the annual Khomas Medical Centre July Handicap tomorrow. A bumper line-up of thoroughbred horses and their jockeys will converge on the challenging racing track to pit their skills... Read more
The Cuban5, NRU4, Daniegate and Satire, what next ?
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The Cuban5, NRU4, Daniegate and Satire, what next ?

July 3rd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Ongoing press reports are that the five Cuban gentlemen that were held captive for over a decade are currently visiting our shores. The brothers were sentenced for apparently spying for someone on America or something to that effect. Well, welcome to Namibia and I hope... Read more
Namibian teenager a hit in England…  Simasiku comes of age
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Namibian teenager a hit in England… Simasiku comes of age

July 2nd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek From humble beginnings in the dusty streets of Katima Mulilo to the bright lights of Britain – safe to say that an unknown young footballer is on the threshold of getting his name engraved in the golden pages of our national archives. Born Ryan... Read more
Namibian football mourns Chicken
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Namibian football mourns Chicken

July 2nd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek Namibian football mourns the sad passing of Brave Gladiators star player Albertha ‘Chicken’ Dawes, who took a bow from the game of life at the fairly young age of 21 in the Katutura Hospital, Windhoek on Monday. She was diagnosed with a brain tumor... Read more
New boxing academy launches in capital
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New boxing academy launches in capital

July 2nd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek There is a new kid on the block in Namibian boxing with the emergence of Salute Boxing Academy that was unveiled at a well-attended launching ceremony at the posh Nice Restaurant in Windhoek West yesterday. Well-known local boxing personality Kriata Kamanya is the... Read more
Jacques Burger looks forward to reuniting with team-mates
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Jacques Burger looks forward to reuniting with team-mates

July 2nd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek Namibian rugby fifteen inspirational skipper Jacques Burger is expected to arrive in Windhoek this weekend to join the national squad ahead of the two tests in the Windhoek Draught Friendship Series against Russia a week later. Speaking from London where he is still... Read more
Reds and Ingwe to renew rivalry in Super Cup
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Reds and Ingwe to renew rivalry in Super Cup

July 2nd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek Local football lovers can ready themselves for a football fiesta never seen in our neck of the woods for a very long time when two of the country’s oldest football teams clash in the second edition of the lucrative annual Standard Bank Super Cup.... Read more

Near full strength squad to take on Russia

July 2nd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek Local rugby followers can look forward to a near full strength Namibian rugby fifteen in action when the Welwitschias host Russia in the first of two test matches in the Windhoek Draught Friendship Series at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek on July 11.... Read more