191? MTV Usakos [no later than 1911] SK Omaruru [no later than 1913; also listed as SV Omaruru] 1913 FK Windhuk [probably in June] 1916 Savages FC (Windhoek) 1922 SK Windhoek [founded as Fortuno; merged 197? with Ramblers FC and Talpark FC to Windhoek City FC] 1925 Ramblers FC (Windhoek) [merged 197? with SK Windhoek and Talpark FC to Windhoek City FC] 1927 Tigers FC (Windhoek) [*] [played in the beginnings as Rigets] 192? Atlantis FC (Walvis Bay) Cape Wanderers (Windhoek) Speedfire (Windhoek) Windhoek Thistles Wash-Away (Windhoek) [merged 1952 with Young Standards FC and Juveniles FC to African Stars FC] Cape Cross (Windhoek) [dissolved 197?] 1929 Swakopmund Sport-Club SFC [founded as Swakopmund FC] 193? Namib Woestyn FC (Walvis Bay) Tsumeb Sport and Recreation Club 1936 Blue Waters FC Kuisebmund (Walvis Bay) 1943 Juveniles FC (Windhoek) [merged 1952 with Young Standards FC and Wash-Away to African Stars FC] 1945 Alabama FC (Mariental) [dissolved 1965] 194? Chief Santos FC (Tsumeb) [founded as Hungry Lions FC (Tsumeb), later called Etosha Lions FC] Spitfire (Tsumeb) Tsumeb Rangers [founded as Tsumeb Swallows] Carry Green (Otjiwarongo) Orlando Swallows (Otjiwarongo) Pepsi Cola (Otjiwarongo) Running Tigers (Otjiwarongo) Victorian FC (Keetmanshoop) Flying Eagles FC (Rehoboth) Talpark FC (Windhoek) [merged 197? with SK Windhoek and Ramblers FC to Windhoek City FC] 1950 Gold Cross FC (Maltahöhe) 195? Rocco Swallows (Windhoek) [later merged with Jungle Boys to Ramkat] Jungle Boys (Windhoek) [merged later with Rocco Swallos to Ramkat; dissolved 197?] African Boys (Keetmanshoop) [founded as Rocking Boys] 1952 African Stars FC (Windhoek) [merger of Young Standards FC, Juveniles FC and Wash-Away] Life Fighters FC (Otjiwarongo) [merger of United FC (Otjiwarongo) and Hungry Lions (Otjiwarongo)] Try Again [Keetmanshoop) [founded as Sunshine; later merged with Keetmanshoop Blues to Try Blues, since 1972 Try Again] 1953 Spoilers FC (Okahandja) Blue Boys FC (Swakopmund) 1956 Farmers FC (Rehoboth) Okahandja FC 196? Keetmanshoop Blues [later merged with Try Again to Try Blues; 1972 Blues dissolved] Try Blues (Keetmanshoop) [merger of Try Again and Keetmanshoop Blues (until 1972)] Dark Cities Boys FC (Maltahöhe) [founded as Blue Heaven] Golden Aces (Keetmanshoop) Poison Cobra FC (Tsumeb) 1961 Eleven Arrows FC (Walvis Bay) DTS Windhoek 1962 Real Fighters (Keetmanshoop) 1963 Black Africa SC (Windhoek) [founded as Eleven Conquerers] Orlando Pirates FC (Windhoek) [emerged from the veteran team of Cape Cross] Black Arrows FC (Keetmanshoop) 1964 Explorer XI FC (Walvis Bay) [dissolved] 1965 Flying Eagles (Mariental) 1966 Oshakati City FC 1967 Atlanta Chiefs (Swakopmund) 1969 Black Stars (Maltahöhe) 1970 Highland Park (Tsumeb) 1971 Hungry Lions (Windhoek) Benfica FC (Tsumeb) 197? Royals (Tsumeb) [founded early 1970s] Windhoek Swallows FC Windhoek Flames Accrue Chiefs (Windhoek) Sorento Bucs FC (Windhoek) Rocco Chiefs (Otjiwarongo) Sparta FC (Walvis Bay) Black Empire (Tsumeb) Windhoek City FC [merger of SK Windhoek, Ramblers FC and Talpark FC] Cuca Tops (Rundu) [oldest football club from Rundu] Windhoek Thistles [dissolved 1978] 1972 Young Ones FC (Windhoek) 1975 Golden Bees FC (Outjo) Black Morocco Chiefs (Mariental) [aka BMC] 1976 Rundu Chiefs FC 1978 Celtic FC (Swakopmund) 1980 African Warriors (Swakopmund) 1983 Civics SC (Windhoek) [founded as Bethlehem Boys] 1984 United Stars FC (Rundu) 1986 FIamingo FC (Rehoboth) 1988 Ntunguru FC (Shinyungwe) 1989 Young Chiefs FC (Oshakati) 1990 Mama Love FC (Ondangwa) 199? Azizzas FC (Rehoboth) Rehoboth FC 1992 UNAM Young Brave FC (Windhoek) 1997 Tough Guys FC (Gobabis) 2001 Ajax FC (Windhoek) 2002 Julinho Sporting FC (Rundu) 2003 Mighty Gunners FC (Otjiwarongo) 2006 Tura Magic FC (Windhoek) 2012 SC Windhoek City 2013 Citizens FC (Windhoek) Young African FC (Gobabis) 2018 Kaltes Wasser Football Academy (Otavi) [*] "With the forced removal of the residents of the Old Location (of Windhoek) to Katutura, the White Authorities prohibited the use of the name Tigers (a ‘black' club) because it was linked with the resistance movement of the Old Location. Subsequently, Rigets were formed. (If Rigets is rearranged, it translates into Tigers.)" [Boo 00]. Another source reports that the football section of Tigers was only established in 1942.
Sources included: [Boo 00], newspaper "The Namibian"
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