Most fruitful 13th African games in terms of medals, NSC's Mwiya

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Namibia Sports Commission's Freddy Mwiya hails Team Namibia's success at the 13th African Games as the most fruitful in terms of medals.

With a total of 10 medals, the team's preparation across various sports contributed to their achievements in Accra, Ghana.

The majority of medals were secured by swimmers, with cyclists also earning a silver.

Namibia Sport Commission Reflects on Successful 2023

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Freddy Mwiya, the Chief Administrator of the Namibia Sport Commission, has declared 2023 as a successful year for the Commission.

Despite facing challenging circumstances, they managed to achieve numerous milestones in the sport industry.

Mwiya specifically highlighted the Commission's financial support for various federations through the line ministry.

Namibia Assumes Chairmanship of MOU in Sport with Botswana

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Namibia has officially taken over the rotating chairmanship of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in sport with Botswana for the next two years.

The handover ceremony took place in Gaborone, Botswana earlier this week, marking the beginning of Namibia's leadership in this cooperative agreement.

The MOU, signed in 2021, serves as a collaboration framework between the national sport commissions of Namibia and Botswana, focusing on sport development.

Last week's NFA congress showed signs of maturity - Mwiya

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Freddy Mwiya, the Chief Administrator of the Namibia Sports Commission, expressed his satisfaction with the recently held NFA Congress in Windhoek.

As one of the observers during the congress, Mwiya commended the participants for their maturity and adherence to the relevant statutes.

He highlighted the importance of having well-defined policies and statutes within an organization to ensure smooth operations, especially during a presidential race like the one between Patrick Kauta and Robert Shimooshili.

19th edition of NASA was successful says Mwiya

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The recently concluded Namibia Annual Sports Awards (NASA) held in the Erongo region has been hailed as a remarkable success by its organizers, the Namibia Sports Commission in collaboration with Namibian Broadcasting Corporation and various stakeholders.

This prestigious ceremony aimed to celebrate and honor outstanding achievements in the field of sports.

The Chief Administrator of the Namibia Sports Commission Freddy Mwiya expressed his admiration for the dedicated team that worked tirelessly to make this event possible.

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.

David Namwandi trust launches annual marathon

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The David Namwandi Trust launched an annual school marathon ,with the 2023 edition set to take place on the 22nd of April. 

This was revealed at a press briefing at the International University of Management in Windhoek on Monday.

The David Namwandi Annual Marathon will be open for registration to high school learners as well as university students and associates across the country.

The event, which only includes two categories, will start at IUM in Dorado Park on the 22nd of April at 6:30AM. 

Sports directorate allocated N$46 million to cater for 50+ codes

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At a recent Standard Bank sponsorship announcement, Director of sport in the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service, Jo-Ann Manuel, spoke about how the 46 Million Namibia Dollars allocated for the financial year are going to be utilized. 

Among other things, Manuel suggested the reintroduction of the grant system to the federations as sports administrators find it difficult to make ends meet without the support of corporate sponsorship.

Mwiya reflects on Namibia Sport Commission/Botswana memorandum of understanding

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The Namibia Sports Commission and its counterpart in Botswana are satisfied with what they have accomplished in the first year of their ongoing memorandum of understanding.

The Namibia Sports Commission and the Botswana National Sports Commission signed a cooperation agreement in November last year, with the focus on strengthening and sustaining collaboration in the field of sports administration, as well as exchange programmes.

As per the agreement, the management committee must have a meeting after every year, to reflect and make amendments if need be.