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New Era Newspaper Monday October 30, 2017

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22 SPORT Monday, October 30 2017 | NEW ERA Controversy as Joshua retains world titles Hot shot... Cameroon-born Carlos Takam (L) exchanges blows with Britain’s Anthony Joshua (R) during their world heavyweight - Photo: Nampa/AFP Anthony Joshua maintained his 100 per cent knockout ratio by stopping a bloodied Carlos Takam in the tenth round on Saturday. The English boxer retained his International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association world heavyweight titles with a devastating display of his punch- France-based challenger at the Principality Stadium. consecutive knockout victim in a fourth defence of his IBF belt challenger stubbornly resisted the champion after being cut by the right eye in the fourth round. ref stopped it. I have the upmost who injured his nose from a headbutt in the second round. catching up in the middle rounds? It would have been a have to control these situations Takam was also given a count in the fourth round before be- of unanswered punches which prompted the referee Phil Edwards to stop it. Takam complained it was a challenger was given warm applause afterwards. Wozniacki beats Venus to win Caroline Wozniacki claimed the biggest title of her career after the Dane staved off a ferocious a captivated Singapore Indoor Stadium yesterday. No 1 entered the contest having lost to the evergreen Williams seven times in as many matches but the resilient Dane served and retrieved brilliantly and emerged with a deserved victory after 89 minutes. Wozniacki was faultless for an hour as she raced to a one-set and 5-0 lead but Williams always American reeled off four games in a row before the Dane could appearance. “It was all going well at 5-0 for her shots and I was just so places to third in the world courtside interview. “Well eight is my lucky num- going to beat her it would be today... and I just went out there “I want the rematch if Anthony a gruesome cut which obscured his vision. career defeat after a points loss to Parker last year and knock- - was drafted in as a late replace- injured a shoulder. Joshua made an especially dominated by the server until the with her powerful backhand and match with back-to-back win- Williams was trying to get power punches in the opening crouch and burst forward with punches. Joshua landed a good left-right but did not have as much success in the third. a nasty cut by the right eye from a big right from Joshua which caused him problems instantly with his vision due to the blood. Takam was caught by a left that sent him spinning and was given a count as his glove was ruled to have touched down. Takam but Joshua teed off on him in answered blows. -Nampa/AFP Photo: Nampa/AFP to the net at every opportunity and came forward to good effect after dropping her serve. A vicious cross-court backhand enabled the American to break back immediately on her way to - Nampa/AFP Man City United sink Spurs Manchester City maintained their charge win at West Bromwich Albion as Manches- neighbours with a 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. Raheem Sterling moved the leaders on to 10 matches of a Premier League season - as sponse he had demanded from his United side following their humbling defeat at from substitute Anthony Martial preserved their perfect home record. clear of Spurs as champions Chelsea and Arsenal both marched to within a point of their London rivals. shown unusual irritation last week when asked about stories linking compatriot Carlo - earned his side a 1-0 win in the late game at Bournemouth to maintain their fourth spot. Arsene Wenger celebrated a successful 800th Premier League match in charge as Arsenal fought from one down to beat Firmino and Georginio Wijnaldum pushed checked with a 1-0 home defeat by struggling Stoke City - Darren Fletcher hit the target seventh on 15. down and earning a draw in the seventh minute of stoppage time through Wilfried Zaha. opened up in brilliant fashion with Sane scoring his sixth goal in seven league games after 10 minutes. City were in complete control once Fernand- 15 minutes. Substitute Sterling scored his ninth of the season in all competitions four minutes coming when careless defending from a consolation. went on to win the title - but neither of those - The manager reserved special praise for after City extended their unbeaten record in windy and rainy conditions in the lunchtime Nampa/Reuters

Monday, October 30 2017 | NEW ERA SPORT 23 MTC launches Sport Legends Initiative Staff Reporter Windhoek try Club Resort and Casino, Namibia’s leading telecommunications giant recognition and honorary awards Namibia in good standing in their The initiative is aimed at inculcat- shame and criticism, which is many a ers, athletics greats, swimmers and rugby and golf legends. The list of inductees was led by Recognition... Thirteen of the seventeen MTC Sport Legends are seen here with MTC’s Tim Ekandjo during the MTC/NSC Sports Awards on Friday. Photo: Emmency Nuukala - Games. On the football side, it was former best goal minder ever to grace our (now mayor of Okahandja), Ricardo Mannetti, now the second homegrown - over a decade. led by the legendary Harry ‘The Terminator’ Simon, Paulus ‘The Hitman’ Moses, Paulus ‘The Rock’ Ambunda well as Nestor Tobias, who gained his tion, coaching, mentoring and devel- To conclude the list was swimming legend Monica Dahl, a two-time - other inductees. - said: “The history of our beautiful individuals, who instead of often celebrating them for their deeds, we often query their achievements. As inductees, these legends will all receive a one-off N,000 from MTC and free entrance to all MTC- Ekandjo added: “They are not only MTC’s legends but Namibian legends that belong to all of us. So we encourage others to come on board and show a street name or whatever form. We are all aware that there are so many - Pirates, Tigers wins as Unam beat Civics WINDHOEK Orlando Pirates recorded their first win of the 2017/18 MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) season when they beat Rundu Chiefs 3-1 at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday. Goals by Ronaldo Tsowaseb at 52 minutes, Christian Doeseb at 59 minutes and Riaan Hanamub at of the season following their three goals to one loss to African Stars on October 20, which they fol- Civics two days later. Rundu Chiefs got their consolation goal from Veiko Sindimba at 79 minutes. Pirates coach saying they are getting better with Friday, 27 October 2017 each outing. “Physically we are decision-making is also getting better. We created chances but we must learn to convert them as there will be games where we he said. Rundu Chiefs coach, John Sikerete, blamed his team’s loss on their failure to contain Christian. and time on the ball. I told the boys they could not contain him. My two central defenders, one from Zambia and one from Zimbabwe, were absent due to outstanding the same venue, University of Namibia Football Club (Unam FC) beat Civics by 2-1. Jarurako for Unam in the seventh minute FULL WEEKEND RESULTS Saturday, 28 October 2017 Young African 0-1 Tigers Mighty Gunners 2-0 Life Fighters Civics 1-2 Unam Orlando Pirates 3-1 Rundu Chiefs Young Chiefs 1-1 Eleven Arrows before Diego Descande equalised for Civics at the 38th minute, leaving the teams tied one-all at halftime. second goal of the match and the on 55 minutes to secure the three Victorious coach Ronnie Ka- Civics after the match, said they gave a good account of themselves. He attributed his team’s was gracious in defeat, saying he and conceded two silly goals. Oth- -Nampa Sunday, 29 October 2017 Orlando Pirates 1-2 Mighty Gunners Chief Santos 2-2 Eleven Arrows Young African 0-1 Tura Magic Life Fighters 2-0 Rundu Chiefs Top action... Thrilling action between Unam FC and Civics during their MTC Namibia premiership clash at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday. Vacancy: Site Agent Civil (2) Scope: Project Management, Tendering, Liaising with Project consultants, clients and all stakeholders, material Procurement, Interpretation of Civil and Building drawings, Site Supervision and Quality Control Dip Civil Engineering 5-10 years working Experience Project Management Experience Quality Control/ ISO-9001/2008 Large Road Construction Experience , Slurry ETB and Reseal Large dams Experience Experience in large projects an added advantage Specialist in grouting ( curtain, contact and consolidation) User of Fidic Red book Code BE Driving License. areas. P.O.Box 1621 Tel: +264 65 231 540 Or Email:

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