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New Era Newspaper Monday November 6, 2017

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NEW ERA | Monday, November 6 2017 Outdoor Hockey League awards top achievers Page 22 INF takes note of Netball Namibia progress Page 23 SPORT Stars record away victories to maintain perfect run ... A weekend of mixed results Otniel Hembapu Windhoek Katutura giants African Stars maintained their lead atop the MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) log standing with two convincing wins over Rundu Chiefs and Mighty Gunners, with Stars’ inspirational skipper, Pat-Nevin Uanivi, saying the victories were the result of hard work and a perfect display of character. In a brief interview with New Era Sport after yesterday’s 2-1 win over Mighty Gunners at Otjiwarongo’s Paresis Stadium, Uanivi described the victory as a “hard-fought win”, as they had to come from behind to overpower Otjiwarongobased Gunners, who enjoyed great home ground advantage. On Saturday, Stars recorded another much-needed away victory against Rundu Chiefs in a thrilling clash played at the town’s sport stadium, beating the home remain unbeaten and with this weekend’s wins over Gunners and Chiefs, they remain top of the log with 18 points. Stars have been impressively consistent since the start of the current term, showing great maturity and good teamwork in most of their matches – and their depth is equally visible. Touching on the team’s performance, especially their consistency, Uanivi said: “To be quite honest, it has not been easy for us to record all those wins and remain consistent at the same time, but through hard work and great coordination among “Today’s (Sunday’s) win over Gunners was a tough battle, as we were forced a team, our perfect run has been all about hard work, teamwork, discipline and showing character when it’s most needed.” Full Weekend Results Saturday, 4 November 2017 Rundu Chiefs 1-2 African Stars Mighty Gunners 0-1 Civics Tigers 1-0 Young Chiefs Tura Magic 1-0 Chief Santos Black Africa 1-1 Citizens UNAM 0-1 Young African Eleven Arrows 1-2 Life Fighters Blue Waters 0-1 Orlando Pirates Sunday, 5 November 2017 Tura Magic 3-1 Young Chiefs Blue Waters 1-2 Life Fighters Mighty Gunners 1-2 African Stars Citizens 2-0 Young African Rundu Chiefs 3-1Civics UNAM 1-1 Black Africa Tigers 4-1 Chief Santos Eleven Arrows 2-1 Orlando Pirates Celebration... African Stars players embrace each other as they celebrate a crucial goal during their MTC Namibia Premiership clash. On the ball... Young African FC player Albert Mujikijera in action during their league match against Unam FC at the Unam Sport Stadium on Saturday. Photos: Nampa

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