Namibian Cosassa Team Selected

A TEAM of 64 athletes has been selected to represent Namibia at the Confederation of Southern Africa School Sport Associations (COSASSA) Championships which will be held in Gaborone, Botswana next week, from 22 to 27 April.

The squad was selected after last weekend’s National Schools Athletics Championships, and will see Namibia competing in the Under 13 and Under 17 age group categories against other SADC countries.

The Namibian team came together in Windhoek yesterday for a training camp that will last till tomorrow, while the team will depart for Botswana next Monday, 21 April.

The team will be accompanied by 15 officials under the leadership of Chef de mission, Vaino Shimytwikeni of the Namibia School Sport Union.

The Namibian team is as follows:

Under 13 Girls:

Danel Dreyer (Hardap), Karlien Botha (Otjozondjupa), Natalie Louw (Khomas), Anette van Staden (Khomas), Theresia Haisaamba (Karas), Maritha Heinrich (Otjozondjupa), Sade de Sousa (Khomas), Monica Gomases (Hardap), Selma Makayi (Kavango) and Rosalia Kasheendwa (Oshikoto).

Under 13 Boys:

Ludwig Huber (Otjozondjupa), Steward Moller (Hardap), Hilton Swartbooi (Karas), WJ Otto (Oshikoto), Herchel van Wyk (Otjozondjupa), Dehani van der Merwe (Karas), Thorsten Salpeter (Erongo), Robin Antonio (Otjozondjupa), Samuel Paulton (Karas), Mell Theunisen (Khomas), Gelton Shipena (Khomas), B.E Hans (Erongo), Paulus Angula (Oshana) and Martins van Wyk (Erongo).

Under 17 Girls:

Saara Martin (Oshikoto), Kristien Kruger (Khomas), Siranda Horn (Erongo), Carolin Kurtner (Erongo), Juzelri Gabers (Khomas), Henryke Gabers (Khomas), Sune Engelbrecht (Otjozondjupa), Eunike Kanana (Oshikoto), Nina Mosehuus (Otjozondjupa), Katja Victor (Khomas), Chanel Germishuys (Erongo), Jessica Moolman (Khomas), D van der Merwe (Otjozondjupa), Rondengundes Gustav (Omusati), Maria Ndjangala (Omusati), Clarissa Stofberg (Oshikoto), Saara Hunibes (Otjozondjupa), Mandi Krohne (Kunene), Silvia Schultz (Khomas), Elina Namutayi (Oshana) and Dure Boshoff (Khomas).

Under 17 Boys:

Simon Paulus (Ohangwena), Festus Nepala (Ohangwena), Arno Swanepoel (Khomas), Ernie Schepperson (Khomas), Ginaldo Kisting (Hardap), Christof Steenkamp (Khomas), Dewald Very (Hardap), Uja Vizamuje (Erongo), Timon Dresselhaus (Khomas), Nico Horn (Khomas), Isack Koseb (Otjozondjupa), Rudi Pretorius (Khomas) Giovani Nauseb (Otjozondjupa), P Ukha (Otjozondjupa), Clayton Vries (Karas), Rowin Engelbrecht (Erongo), Jethro September (Karas), Petrus Howeseb (Khomas) and Eugene van Kradenburg (Hardap).

Source : The Namibian