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New Era Newspaper Thursday April 5, 2018

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22 SPORT Thursday, April 5 2018 | NEW ERA Okahao sinks Onemanya to win Man of Action Cup Champions… Okahao Veterans FC were crowned champions of the Man of Action Annual Soccer Tournament held at Okahao over the Easter weekend. WEATHERMEN & CO Kefas Shipi Elago Okahao Ok a h a o Veterans Football Club were crowned champions of the Man of Action Annual Soccer Tournament held at Okahao over the Easter weekend. Okahao Veterans and tournament debutants Onemanya FC met in an action- saw both sides grilling each other, but unfortunately the game had to be abandoned due to poor lighting at the The match had to be decided via the dreaded penalty shootout, which saw Okahao Veterans beat Onemanya 3-1 on penalties to lift the coveted Man of Action trophy for the second time in a row. The tournament is named after the late Eddy ‘Man of Action’ Wi l l i b a r d , w h o played a pivotal role in the development of football, cycling, boxing and donkey racing in the Okahao area. Though he is no more, his family`s presence was felt at the tournament when they contributed N,000 towards the Okahao Veterans’ coffers and a live performance by local artist Oteya, who is the daughter Man of Action, kept spectators on their feet. The tournament was also blessed by the presence of Namibia’s founding president Sam Nujoma, who tournament and had an opportunity to watch a few games before he was treated to a lunch organised by former footballers from that neck of the woods. The tournament attracted 10 teams and only players above the age of 30 were eligible to play.

Thursday, April 5 2018 | NEW ERA SPORT 23 SKW dominates fistball league opening round Staff Reporter Windhoek The Bank Windhoek Fistball League commenced at the Sport Klub Windhoek current league champions SKW 1 proving to be formidable as the league round. In Group A, four teams consisting of SKW 1, Cohen Fistball Club (SFC 2) and Deutscher Turn und Sportverein SKW took advantage of their home turf and convincingly came out unscathed in the group stages, Surprisingly, SFC took the 2nd spot after they defeated their the group stages. In Group B, CFC 1 comfortably matches against their counterparts In the 2nd round, CFC 2 played proved to be the best out of three champions SKW 1 battled it out SKW 1 made many mistakes strings to remain in the game. consistently from defence to attack 1 faced each other. presented to the defender Olaf Gudehus of SFC. The next Bank Windhoek Fistball League takes place at the Cohen Fist ball Club in Windhoek Due to the heavy rains over the for the third, fourth and seventh interrupted during the second Below is the current log table Place Points SKW 1 12 SKW 2 8 SFC 6 DTS 2 Capricorn sponsors 7’s rugby festival Staff Reporter Windhoek The groundbreaking Capricorn Group International Junior Sevens held at the Windhoek Gymnasium Private School earlier this month. The game of sevens rugby is support from spectators. sponsor of the tourney. Group Managing Director Thinus Prinisloo said: “Our involvement sustainable opportunities in the “This includes the development of youth for the future of the beginnings are deeply rooted in services player, specifically in to Namibia to participate in the tourney. Three of the Capricorn Group entities support the tourney Cavmont Bank sponsored travel costs of the International U/19 Future stars… be an excellent experience for exhilarating junior 7’s rugby talent, which is likely to continue to become much sought after on Capricorn Private Wealth hosted the VIP area at Windhoek Gymnasium Private School. The latter played host to the sponsors. Apart from Capricorn Group, other sponsors included Trustco Group and Kosmos Radio.

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New Era Newspaper Vol 22 No 167