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New Era Newspaper Friday November 24, 2017

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Friday, November 24 2017 | NEW ERA SPORT 43 For any juicy news tips from your respective clubs, contact New Era Sport’s editor: Carlos Kambaekwa at 081 128 3788 or drop an email to ckambaekwa@nepc.com.na AFRICAN STARS After eight rounds of matches, Bobby Samaria’s red-hot ‘Starlile’ remains the only side in the 16-team MTC NPL Premiership with a hundred percent record with an amazing tally of 24 points from a possible 24. Stars and are hot favourites to topple reigning league champions Tigers from the pedestal. Newly signed winger Michel Kamuserandu, nephew of club great Marques Kamuserandu is settling in well and looks certain to emulate the feat set by his uncle. Meanwhile, the Reds legends converged in the capital last week for a reunion with old foes Ramblers, and what a memorable night in turned out to be as the old timers went down memory lane. The dominant view amongst the old bones is that the quality of football currently displayed in the domestic league has taken an irretrievable nosedive. BLACK AFRICA with mixed emotions as they lay to rest one of the club’s most valuable footballers, Fiffy Hochobeb, who sadly passed away in a Windhoek hospital after a short illness. The adorable Hochobeb, a founder member of both the NPL and the NFA, will in the Erongo Region tomorrow morning. May his soul rest in eternal peace. Prodigal son Awillo “Rakhale” Stephanus played a pivotal role in the 3-0 thrashing of league returnees Life Fighters away from home, providing two assists as he showed no rustiness despite sitting out three weeks as he waited for his registration to be sorted out. BLUE WATERS Contrary to speculation that head coach, former Birds’ blueeyed boy Armando Pedro has not been seen in the dugout – the seasiders’ long-serving team manager Tostao Imbili has rubbished the rumours, saying the Bull’s absence was the result of his unavailability since he was outside the country. Pedro is a noted businessman and travels abroad quite often, hence his sporadic absence from the substitutes bench. According to Imbili, the Birds are itching to turn the tables when they welcome eternal rivals Tigers and Tura Magic respectively at their fortress, the Kuisebmond stadium, this weekend. CHIEF SANTOS Joint caretaker coach Gerros “The Bomber” Uri-Khob, has parted ways with the Copper Town lads after a short stint attributes the team’s poor start to shoddy preparations aided time if the team’s much-improved performance of late is any- one-match suspension after he was given marching orders in last weekend’s hard fought 1-0 triumph over Civics. CITIZENS After a somewhat unusual sluggish start to their league campaign this term the Citizens have silently moved away from the danger zone and currently sit comfortably in mid-table position. Club honcho Dawid Goagoseb brags that his charges still have what it takes to avoid relegation, adding that although the coveted league title is way beyond their aspirations, the Collecting four points from a possible six in last weekend’s league action away from home, Bro Dave is upbeat ahead of the double against the visiting Mighty Gunners and struggling Rundu Chiefs at home. CIVICS Brian Isaacs’ Civilians title credentials will be put to the test when they lock horns with a rejuvenated Black Africa side to make a statement against their more fancied opponents. The to encroach the sacred top four bracket, traditionally occupied by the Katutura big four. ELEVEN ARROWS Former shot stopper Virgil Vries appears to have rediscovered the kind of form that propelled his departure from the domestic league to the stinking rich South African Professional Soccer League (PSL). The Berseba-born dreadlocked goalie has been a revelation between the sticks for his new club Baroka after being shipped out by his former club Maritzburg United at the beginning of the current campaign. Unfashionable Baroka amazingly top the PSL log standings. Back home, the gold and need to jack up their act if they are to avoid the embarrassment football league. Rudolf “Magic Feet” Bester could feature this weekend if his international clearance ITC arrives in time. breath for the ITC of two promising young wingers Stanley the club’s ailing fortunes. LIFE FIGHTERS Following embarrassing revelations in this column exposing boiled-blooded bloke introducing himself as “KK”, obviously Kake, had the far fetched audacity to confront the author. The hot-headed young man, obviously not exactly conversant with the author’s football pedigree, demanded to know the identity of those who let out the club’s inner doings to New Era Sport. After being told in no uncertain terms where to get off, the clearly embarrassed young fellow, albeit reluctantly, admitted egg on the face that players are indeed footing the the Paresis sports ground across town for practice sessions. decent results away from home of late. MIGHTY GUNNERS Highly charged-up gaffer Gerhard Hengari is not entirely cool back to back matches within a short period of time – leaving also lashed out at his soldiers’ chronic inconsistency, notably when playing at home, but still believes the team can pick up the pieces despite a slow start to their league campaign. - Kadila returns to action after missing last weekend’s action through injury. ORLANDO PIRATES There’s very little love lost, if any, between the Ghosts and Chief Santos. The form book will be thrown out of the window when the two giants cross swords in the peak of the Norich stadium in Tsumeb. The Buccaneers have assembled a decent squad capable of staging a strong challenge for the elusive coveted league title this season but need to shake off their habitual inconsistency by starting to win matches that are there for the taking. RUNDU CHIEFS Flirting dangerously just a point above the relegation zone, head coach John Sikerete remains unfazed, believing his youthful brigade possess the required ability to stay up, come next season. However, Sikerete expressed serious concerns and correctly so, over the long distance covered by his team to honour their league assignments. In his own words, the marathon travelling is taking its toll on his players while affecting preparations as players are forced to take more recovery time than their oppo- Alpheus Ngwezi, still recovering from a bad knee injury. The Chiefs mentor is also uncomfortable with his squad’s stability, from the lower tier divisions, as opposed to his competitors who have the luxury of sourcing new blood from their rivals TIGERS Ingwe held their 90th anniversary celebrations at a posh hotel in Windhoek on Monday this week that saw the country’s oldest football club stalwarts deservedly being honoured in the Earth were acknowledged posthumously. In the interim, the Limbondi. The latter missed Tigers’ last two matches through a niggling injury and remains doubtful for this weekend’s clashes. Fullback Rehabeam Mbango is also in the treatment room and is likely going to miss out when the wounded Ingwe travel down to sea level to confront bitter rivals Blue Waters and Eleven Arrows, in that sequence. TURA MAGIC The title-chasing Magicians face their sternest test of character when they face off against coastal guests Blue Waters and Eleven Arrows in the weekend’s action. Perched comfortably in second spot, just two points adrift of table toppers African Stars, James Britz’s youthful squad cannot afford to lose ground on the seemingly unstoppable log leaders though victory is a doubt as he struggles to shake off a troubling injury and UNAM Fuming mentor Ronnie Kanalelo is calling for local football straight-shooting “Magnet” claims his team was robbed of a clear victory after conceding a late equalizer against Blue Waters from what he feels was a highly disputed penalty. “Look, all over the world, we see referees being suspended for below par performance but here at home referees are allowed to get away with blue murder, week in and week out,” charged a furious Kanalelo. The huff-and-puff students will be without the services of Manchester McGuver as he starts his one-match suspension after he fell foul of the referee’s crime sheet shortly after the Clever Boys’ match against Eleven Arrows for an apparent provoked altercation with an Arrows player. YOUNG AFRICAN In what can be labelled a newly born derby for bragging rights on the horizon, the boys from the Cattle Country entertain the in-form log leaders African Stars at the Legare stadium in Gobabis tomorrow afternoon before confronting the equally dangerous Civilians a day later. The league’s new boys have been blowing hot and cold since the start of their entrance into the country’s elite football league and will be put to the test against their formidable Windhoek-based visitors. YOUNG CHIEFS Still winless after eight rounds of matches and gravely rooted coach Cascas Angula is optimistic about his underperforming side’s chances of escaping the dreaded relegation axe that has beginning of the current term. The likeable retired Brave Warriors dreadlocked striker is however cozy about his youthful team’s overall commitment and mental strength. Wing back Bule Watilifa is a doubt with a niggling injury.

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