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New Era Newspaper Thursday April 26, 2018

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22 SPORT Thursday, April 26 2018 | NEW ERA Salah threatens Ronaldo- Messi grip King Mohamed Salah could be the Ronaldo-Messi duo- - - Or - a) The Bid Submission form Salah… Mohamed Salah surpasses Ronaldo to become Europe’s top scorer, following his brace against former club Roma in competitions. - - ambition to beat Messi and Ronaldo end the Messi-Ronaldo domination - - - - - and Ronaldo could lead Real Ma- - – Nampa/AFP - – Nampa/AFP

Thursday, April 26 2018 | NEW ERA SPORT 23 Coetzee ends 6th in stage two of Tour de Limpopo WINDHOEK Cyclist Drikus Coetzee is cur- the Tour de Limpopo in South Africa. Coetzee, who also participated in the Commonwealth Games earlier this month, is a guest rider for South African team Office Guru. Coetzee riders who completed the race on Monday. On Tuesday during stage two, the young cyclist Gustav Basson riding for Protouch currently leads the two stages, followed by Clint Hendricks, who is riding for BCX, while Andrew Edward pletes the top three positions. Jayde Julius and Redwan Ebrahim riding for Protouch and Namibians in the competition riding for the NNCS Pro Cycling team – Chipopeni Kashululu; Jafet Amukushu; Marckernzy Eiseb; Xavier Papo; Danzel Dekoe and Gouws Wynandt - - WhatsApp on Tuesday, Coetzee said he hopes all goes well for his team in the team time trial during stage three, so that he can still have a ranking in the top 10. in the team time trial and I hope we will do well so I can still have a good ranking in the general the moment,” he said. The race is held in stages, with one of the races being the International Cycling Union Africa Tour 2.2 stage race for professional teams. The Tour de Limpopo ends today. – Nampa On the road… Namibian cyclist Drikus Coetzee Indoor Hockey Premier League an all-Saints affair We will not roll over for Black Africa - Nangombe REHOBOTH The champs… Saints 1 players celebrate with head coach, Trevor Cormack (back row middle) after sealing the Bank Windhoek Men’s Premier League title. Staff Reporter Windhoek The men’s Saints 1 team recently clinched the 2018 Bank Windhoek Indoor Hockey Premier League championship title at the Windhoek Showgrounds in Windhoek. They narrowly defeated BDO Wanderers 1-0 in a tightly contested encounter to sail to victory on Tuesday evening. The team celebrated with their counterparts, the Saints women team, who clinched the coveted Bank Windhoek Women’s Premier League title over the weekend. club’s men and women’s teams achieved this feat since they entered the league four years ago. It was an all-Saints’ affair as the club’s staff and players congratulated each other after they dominated the Bank Windhoek Indoor Hockey Premier League. Saints’ 1 head coach, Trevor Cormack, said: “It was a tough last game for us since BDO Wanderers are a good team defensively, but we eventually pulled through. I am proud of the team’s performance. Our long-term development plan has got us to this point. Thank you Bank Windhoek for supporting Namibian hockey.” The spots for second and third will be determined this weekend at Deutscher Turn und Sportverein after University of Namibia (UNAM), Angels and Windhoek Old Boys Mad Marrons play their At the bottom of the Women’s Premier League table, BDO Wanderers and Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), who are facing relegation, will battle it out for survival on Saturday morning. Clemence Nangombe, veteran player of this year’s Debmarine Namibia Cup surprise package Golden Bees FC from Outjo, said they will not roll over for Black Africa in their last-8 match this weekend in Windhoek. During an interview with Nampa, Nangombe said they do not need any motivation for the match as the magnitude of the game already serves as inspiration. tion for this game as we all know Black Africa are the knockout specialists in cup competitions in Namibia. As with the rest of our games, we aim to work hard for our victory and win this game against all odds,” he said. He said cup competitions differ from the rest of the games, but they will not stand back and watch their opponents bring the game to them. “They have to work hard if round, just like we are aiming to do,” Nangombe said. He further stated that to be the best, they have to beat the best. “It is time now for us to raise our hands and be counted among the best teams. We want to do it for our loyal fans and for our beautiful town as well,” he said. Prior to engaging Black Africa, Golden Bees won the North West Stream First Division elimination matches en route to beating Namibia Premier League (NPL) team Life Fighters in the round of 32 and defeating Southern Stream First Division outfit, Khomas Namibian Police, in the round of team outside the NPL. -Nampa

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