The president of the South African Rugby Union (SARU) Brian van Rooyen reiterated his support for Namibian rugby in general, and added that a South African A rugby team would play Namibia in Windhoek in 2006.
Namibia Sport Commission
Japhet Uutoni and Agnes Samaria won the Namibian Sportsman and Sportswoman of the year awards in Windhoek on October 28.
The 19-year-old Uutoni won the award after winning a silver medal at the African Boxing Championships and a gold medal at the Zone Six Boxing Championships. Uutoni beat cyclist Mannie Heymans, endurance rider Armin van Biljon and bowls player Douw Calitz to win the award.
MTC announced a sponsorship of N$200 000 for the annual Namibia Sport Award function which takes place at the Windhoek Country Club on October 28.
At the announcement on October 6, the finalists in the various categories were also announced. They are as follows:
The Namibian cellular network company MTC, will be the main sponsor of the Namibian Sport Awards function, which will be held at the Windhoek Country Club on October 28.
Speaking on behalf of the Deputy Minister of Sport, Pohamba Shifeta, the Director of Sport Dr Vetumbuavi Veii said that MTC had taken over as the main sponsor of the event, after Namibia Breweries had sponsored the function for the previous ten years.