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New Era Newspaper Tuesday February 20, 2018

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22 SPORT Tuesday, February 20 2018 | NEW ERA NUST FC sets pace Second Division leaders NUST Football Club Our Mission The FOA contributes towards sustainable utilization of Marine resources within the Namibian EEZ and international waters through actively monitoring the compliance with applicable legislation and the collection of relevant data. Vacancy Announcement – Walvis Bay The FOA is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking applications from an exceptional person that is dynamic and self-motivated to join the FOA as an Accountant reporting directly to the Finance Manager. ACCOUNTANT (Paterson C3) Primary Function: Reporting to the Finance Manager, the incumbent will be responsible to assist in the management of the Finance Department of the Agency. The incumbent will be responsible for the administration of the Agency’s payroll, maintenance of cash books, maintenance of debtors, creditors and asset control. Reconciliation of all general ledger accounts and report variances to the Finance Manager. The ideal candidate shall be in possession of a Diploma in Accounting from an interpersonal communication skills and be in possession of a valid driver’s license. Knowledge in Excel will be an added advantage. Salary Package: The FOA offers a salary package that is commensurate with the experience and Closing date: Tuesday, 20 February 2018 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Should you not receive communication within 14 days from the closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful. REHOBOTH Early pace-setters, Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Football Club (FC) made their intentions clear as favourites to clinch the Khomas Second Division (KSD) football league with key wins over the weekend. NUST defeated Golden Rivers by two goals to nil on Saturday and thumped Namib Colts by seven goals to one on Sunday. Speaking to Nampa on Monday, Abed Kanduwe, the team manager of NUST FC, said his team’s good performances should be attributed to the commitment and hunger of players. “The boys know what is expected of them during games but all the hard work is done during training sessions and we only execute what we learned at training sessions during games,” Kanduwe remarked, AC Milan head coach Gennaro Gattuso has urged promising striker and ‘make love’ in order to maintain his upward career trajectory. Cutrone, 20, has been the shining light with 13 goals in 16 starts in what’s been a dismal season for the Italian giants, despite investing heavily in attacking reinforcements during the off-season. Strikers Nikola Kalinic and Andre Silva arrived at the Rossoneri for a combined fee of £52m (R848m), from Fiorentina and FC Porto respectively but have contributed just four Serie A goals. “We are taking it easy on Cutrone,” Gatusso told AS, after the 3-0 UEFA Europa League win over Ludogorets, where Cutrone netted his fourth goal in as many games. “He must not get distracted by the fact that he is the youngest player in Milan’s history to score that many goals. He has to work and to rest. I so he can rest and make love.” - www. adding that his team will try to win the title. - Nampa Full Weekend results: Round 3 – Saturday, 17 February Swallows FC 1-1 Namib Colts FC NUST FC 2-0 Golden Rivers FC Namib Eagles FC 1-1 Eleven Champions FC Kingston United FC 2-2 Java Java FC City Boys FC 2-0 Impala Chiefs FC Afrika Russup FC 6-3 Falcon FC Young Ones FC 1-1 Rock Stone FC Round 4 – Sunday, 18 February Falcon FC 1-0 Namib Eagles Rock Stone FC 0-3 Eleven Champions FC Java Java FC 3-6 Afrika Russup FC Golden Rivers FC 2-7 Young Ones FC Swallows FC 1-0 City Boys FC Namib Colts FC 1-7 NUST FC Impala Chiefs FC 1-3 Kingston United AC Milan coach Gattuso urges striker Cutrone to Humble advice… AC Milan boss key to Patrick Cutrone (above)

Tuesday, February 20 2018 | NEW ERA SPORT 23 WINDHOEK The Namibian Cycling Federation (NCF)’s national medal standings at the recently concluded African Continental Cycling Championships in Kigali, Rwanda. Eleven cyclists represented Namibia at the competition held between 13 and 18 February. The elite male team was made up of Martin Freyer, Xavier Papo, Dan and Drikus Coetzee while the junior Miller, Schalk van der Merwe, Charl du Plooy and Dieter Koen. Vera Adrian was the only female representative in the national team. During the championships, the NCF junior team of Van der Merwe, Koen and Miller won a bronze in the team time trial event that turned out to be the team’s only medal of the championships. Namibia was the lowest ranked walked away with silverware out of the 23 nations that participated. Eritrea was top of the medal standings with 20 medals, of which with 13 medals: three gold, seven silver and three bronze. The host nation, Rwanda, took third spot with 10 medals: three gold, four silver and three bronze. The fourth position was taken by the Algerian team, which walked away with two bronze medals. Burundi single silver medal. The African Continental Road Championships are a series of cycling races held annually since 2005, where the best riders on the continent compete for top honours. – Nampa Photo: Nampa WINDHOEK African Stars Football Club (FC) picked up their second draw of the weekend when they were held to a goalless draw by Life Fighters FC at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in the latest round of Namibia Premier League (NPL) matches. The result was the second consecutive goalless draw for Stars, who played out a goalless draw with Orlando Pirates at the same venue on Friday. Stars created several goal-scoring chances against the league newcomers, but found the Fighters’ defence in uncompromising mood and their strikers failed to convert. Panduleni Nekundi thought he had scored the back of the net, but the referee, Leston Nangomb, blew for a foul at the edge of the come into effect. Three minutes later, Nekundi was again put through by substitute Denver Meyer, only to shoot straight to the Fighters goalkeeper, Paulus Abel, who had a great game between the sticks. Life Fighters’ coach, Turipamue Upi, was happy with the performance of his team, saying they stuck to their tactical game-plan of containing Stars in the middle of the park. “It is a young team which is [a] work-inprogress. For this season, we want to maintain our status in the NPL. We have a lot to work on as they committed a few mistakes in this game, as they gave Stars too much room to play,” he said. His opposite number, Bobby Samaria, rued his team’s missed chances and the Photo: Nampa opponents played for a draw. “I am happy with the way we played. We with the result as we have dropped four points over the weekend and our advantage at the he added. In a similar result, the University of Namibia (UNAM) FC and Tigers FC also shared the spoils in a goalless encounter at the UNAM Sport Field on Sunday afternoon. UNAM FC put up an improved performance from their last outing against Tura Magic, where they also recorded a goalless draw with Tura Magic, but failed to convert the several chances they created against Tigers. Tigers’ coach, Woody Jacobs, said his team was lucky to survive the onslaught from UNAM FC, saying the opponents could have “We improved in the second half after we changed a few things tactically. I am happy we didn’t concede or lose,” he said. Ronnie Kanalelo, the UNAM FC coach was happy that his team played better than the previous day but lamented his team’s inability to convert chances in front of goal. “After Saturday, I told them to play better. We were superior throughout the match and we were unlucky not to score. Playing at home, I wanted to get at least four points,” – Nampa

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