SKW Juniors to Battle in Germany

In a couple of days the SKW Windhoek under 19 team will participate at the 13th International Youth Tournament in Velen, Germany pencilled for 23 to 25 May.

The boys arrived on Tuesday in Germany for a 10 day tour that will include a couple of test matches and a visit to the Westphalia Stadium in Dortmund to meet and greet local soccer personalities. The SKW delegation will be hosted by the Velen under 19 players and their parents.SKW were drawn in Group 1 together with hosts TuS Velen 1925 e.V. (Germany), Evergem (Belgium), Malvik Idrettslag (Norway) and DJK Coesfeld (Germany). Group 2 consists of Ballinasloe (Ireland), Gieraltowice (Poland), Haaksbergen (Netherlands), SV Koumlnigshoven (Germany) amp SuS Hochmoor (Germany).

“We are looking forward to have an African team on board for the first time in the 40 year history of our tournament, which is played every three years,” said Andreas Luumlbbering, Director Youth Department TuS VelenThe SKW delegation comprises of Stephen Aochamub (Head Coach), Briaan Isaacs (TA), Klaus Luumlhe (Manager), Ville Kivimaumlki (Assistant Coach), Vinomuini Tjombonde u19, Mike Wamunyima u19, Olaf Beiter u17, Hee-Dee Walenga u17, Ashley Karupa u19, Daniel Hassenpflug u19, Vasco Victor u19, Rodrigo Bezuidenhout u19, Felix Luumlhe u19, Keanu van Wyk u19, Rafael Botha u17, Dieter Kebbel u17, Tjitumuzuva Tjiuoro u17, Alex Kivimaumlki u17, Christoph Kroumlnke u19, Shaquille Smith u17, Fabio Alves u19 and Marko Zirzow u19.Meanwhile there will be several highlights waiting for the Namibians, chairman Wilhelm Lindinger of TuS Velen said in a speech he delivered last week.On the other hand, Andreas Luumlbbering, Director Youth Department said, “We organize this event to bring together young people and to give room for mutual knowledge in addition to the athletic competition. As a result, many friendships have been formed across Europe.”We are glad that you travelled to Velen from several countries all over Europe and Namibia to take part at our tournament,” he said.

Source : Namibia Economist