Archive - Sep 4, 2008
Namibia's Brave Warriors take on a resurgent Kenya in a World Cup qualifier in Nairobi on Saturday afternoon. Although not many people will be backing the Warriors after a disastrous campaign which sees them at the foot of the log, their new coach Tom Saintfiet has injected more energy and enthusiasm into the squad and they are quietly confident of causing an upset.
The match will be televised live by SuperSport, starting at about 14h45 Namibian time.
Namibia’s ICC Intercontinental Cup match against Bermuda was prematurely halted on Thursday when rain stopped play at tea time and no further play was possible for the rest of the day.
At teatime, Bermuda had reached 91/1 in their first innings in reply to Namibia’s first innings total of 320 all out.
Namibia’s U19 rugby team was welcomed back as heroes in Windhoek on Wednesday after they won the Confederation of African Rugby Junior Cup in Tunisia last Saturday.
Namibia beat Zimbabwe 16-13 in the final to qualify for Rugby Junior World Cup for the second year in a row.
At a press conference at the Namibia Rugby Union’s head quarters, the NRU president Dirk Conradie said he was very proud of the team for their remarkable achievement against all odds.