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Two steps forward, three steps back for warriors

Hector Mawonga

I have been wrecking my brain as to how to talk about what has transpired with the Brave Warriors, after their loss against Malawi in the 2014 World Cup qualifier match. Read more about Two steps forward, three steps back for warriors

Brave warriors’ moment of truth

HECTOR MAWONGA

I believe tomorrow’s match is one of great signifi cance for Namibia’s current national team players. Read more about Brave warriors’ moment of truth

The proof is in the pudding

HECTOR MAWONGA
HECTOR MAWONGA

Less than a year ago, I wrote about some of the players I thought deserved to play abroad, as I believed they had outgrown the local league. Read more about The proof is in the pudding

Ambunda was deserving winner

Hector Mawonga

It seems that a lot of Namibians are yet to fully comprehend the complexities of boxing - judging from the reactions after Paulus 'The Rock' Ambunda claimed the WBO World Bantamweight title last Saturday. Some have questioned the legitimacy of the outcome, given that Ambunda was nearly floored by Pungluang Sor Singyu of Thailand.

While I'm no expert when it comes to boxing, I feel obliged to share the little bit of knowledge I have to help you understand what happened on March 2. As I said in my previous column, a challenger has to go all out when fighting the champion. Read more about Ambunda was deserving winner

Potential potholes in Ambunda’s title bid

Hector Mawonga
HECTOR MAWONGA

I have to say that from what I’ve seen of Thailand’s Pungluang Sor Singyu thus far, there is nothing to evoke fear. Read more about Potential potholes in Ambunda’s title bid

HISTORY IN THE MAKING - WILL YOU BE THERE?

I’m having goose bumps just thinking of the possibility of seeing a World Champion being crowned right here in Namibia. Read more about HISTORY IN THE MAKING - WILL YOU BE THERE?

DREAMING OF A MUCH SIMPLER TIME AND PLACE

Growing up, we were under the conviction that all one needed to succeed in the world of sports is talent. Read more about DREAMING OF A MUCH SIMPLER TIME AND PLACE

BEING PROFESSIONAL IN AN UNPROFESSIONAL SET-UP

Hector Mawonga

Everybody should be willing to act in a professional way, if local sport is ever to reach a status that even comes remotely close to the much-desired, but so far elusive, professionalism we need. Read more about BEING PROFESSIONAL IN AN UNPROFESSIONAL SET-UP

Things you’ll never see in local football

Hector Mawonga

Before I start tackling the topic at hand let me make it categorically clear that I simply love Namibian football. Read more about Things you’ll never see in local football

Endorsement deals for our athletes

Hector Mawonga

Michael Jordan has his own brand of shoes, while Tiger Woods has a clothing line named after him.

Roger Federer is the poster child for many a brand and Didier Drogba is the face of Samsung. Read more about Endorsement deals for our athletes

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