Archive - Apr 18, 2012
Namibian rugby player Andre de Klerk has been banned for eight years by the International Rugby Board after committing a second doping offence.
According to the IRB’s website, De Klerk received an eight-year sanction after committing a second anti-doping rule violation while serving a sanction for his first anti-doping offence.
The National under-20 side is preparing to host Rwanda on Saturday in the African Youth Championship qualifiers first leg at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.
The team, under the guardianship of Ricardo Mannetti has been training at the NFA Technical Centre and according to the coach the youngsters are itching to play Rwanda.
“We have a good team of players, some from the Under 17 squad, promoted to this team and some have even tasted international football having played in Botswana at the COSAFA Under 20 Championships last year," Mannetti said.