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Women in football still not equal to their male counterpart

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According to a 2022 report by the International Federation of Professional Footballers, only 18% of female football players across the world can truly be registered as professionals.  

As per FIFA definition, this means that these players have written contracts and are paid for their work as well as the expenses they incur.

The impact of COVID-19 has disturbed all sports ecosystems by having slashed revenue of sports activities, club and teams. 

Podium Performance Programme set to take place in Botswana

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80 participants will be traveling to Botswana from April 25th to 29th for the Podium Performance Program training, which aims to enhance athletes' performance physically, practically, psychologically and mentally in unleashing their maximum potential in preparation for the Ghana Africa Games and Paris 2024.

The Podium Performance Program training, which is scheduled to take place at the end of April in Botswana, will be used as preparation for Team Namibia for the Ghana Africa Games and Paris 2024.

33 years of sporting excellence

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Sport analysts Mathew Haikali and Salome Iyambo sat down to discuss the choice of sport codes available to sportswomen and men, thirty-three years after independence on nbc's Intersport Show recently. Here are some of the insights they shared.

Since gaining independence in 1990, Namibia has made massive strides in various sectors, including sports.

Namibian sportsmen and women have always participated in a variety of sport codes, with diverse options available to choose from.

Experts discuss gender pay gap

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Gender inequality in sports has long been a pressing issue, particularly for female athletes who do not receive equal pay in comparison to their male counterparts.

But while the disparities are not the same in all the codes, people have questioned whether compensation among sportsmen and women is actually measured by accolades?

Football analyst Salome Iyambo and Namibian national women's rugby coach Christel Kotze share their views on the matter.