Morocco too good for Namibia

19 August 2019 | Sports

Namibia's women beach volleyball team of Kim Seebach and Kristin Schulz lost their second match of the competition to hosts Morocco on Friday at the African Games, currently underway in Rabat, Morocco.

The 12th edition of the games is being held in Casablanca and Rabat from 16 to 31 August.

Namibia, who are in Group A with Morocco, Sierra Leone and Sudan, collected their first points of the group stage earlier on Friday afternoon, after Sierra Leone forfeited their match.

In their second group game at the competition later on Friday, Seebach and Schultz met a strong home side, who dominated the match and won both sets of the game.

Despite the Namibian girls making a few errors, their opponents had the home-ground advantage, as they played in front of their cheering fans.

Namibia lost the first set 15-21 and the second set 12-21.

Seebach said with Morocco being one of the strongest teams at the competition, losing to them is not discouraging and they are positive of doing better in their last group game.

“We played well today, but small errors also cost us the game. We are now looking forward to the last match against Sudan. Our defeat is a motivation to work harder, if we are to go through to the next round of the competition,” she said.

Namibia's beach volleyball team is coached by James Verrinder.

- NAMPA

Similar News

 

Golfers set for All Africa tourney

22 hours ago | Sports

The Namibia Amateur Ladies Golf Union (Nalgu), through the Namibia Golf Federation (NGF), will this year host the All Africa Golf Trophy (AAGT) challenge at...

Eagles set for Ireland friendly

22 hours ago | Sports

The Namibian senior cricket team is currently playing a host of friendly T20 and 50-over matches in preparation for its T20 World Cup debut later...

Lukas to don Roomaif

22 hours ago | Sports

Namibian boxer Sakaria 'Desert Storm' Lukas will receive full sports gear from Roomaif ahead of his clash against American boxer, Jesse Magdaleno.The fight will take...

Namibia takes second spot

1 day - 25 February 2020 | Sports

The African Swimming Confederation (CANA) Zone IV championships came to an end in Botswana over the weekend, with team Zimbabwe topping the podium with 85...

BAS celebrates 10 years

1 day - 25 February 2020 | Sports

Celebrating 10 years of changing lives was the theme over the weekend at the anniversary of the Basketball Artists School (BAS).The celebration, which started on...

Regional athletes battle it out

1 day - 25 February 2020 | Sports

Leandrea Louw The Erongo schools regional athletics served for an action-packed sport event. About 300 athletes from Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, Arandis, Henties Bay, Karibib, Usakos,...

Rukoro predicts dark football future

1 day - 25 February 2020 | Sports

Former Namibia Football Association (NFA) secretary-general Barry Rukoro insisted the trouble in Namibian football is far from resolved, even with a new executive in place....

Chan fixtures announced

1 day - 25 February 2020 | Sports

A week after the 2020 African Nations Championship (Chan) draw took place, the fixtures have been announced, with Namibia taking on Guinea, Tanzania and Zambia...

Ranga Haikali hopes NPL will comply

2 days ago - 24 February 2020 | Sports

Jesse Jackson Kauraisa Namibia Football Association (NFA) president Ranga Haikali said he hopes the Namibia Premier League will finally comply with the Fifa...

Big ups to NSC and NSFAF

2 days ago - 24 February 2020 | Sports

I must congratulate the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) and the Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) for signing a memorandum of understating. It is a...

Latest News

WBSR invests N$93.6 mln in...

22 hours ago | Business

With an investment of N$93.6 million in a new salt processing plant Walvis Bay Salt Refiners (WBSR) can now target international markets as the company...

Wanted: Business direction

22 hours ago | Business

Jo-Maré Duddy – Government policy – or the lack thereof, government regulation, government failure, government’s fiscal position and the recession: Ask the business sector in...

Africa Briefs

22 hours ago | Economics

SA could use mining royalties for sovereign fundSouth Africa could use mining royalties to set up a proposed sovereign wealth fund, mineral resources and energy...

Let's work together and solve...

22 hours ago | Business

Chantell Husselmann - The PwC Business School has started the year 2020 on a high note with a special occasion that marks the first of...

Dark shadow over fishing quotas

22 hours ago | Opinion

With a total of 5 190 fishing rights applications received by 31 August 2018 for the 90 to 120 rights available in the new allocation...

Deere taps into tech in...

22 hours ago | Business

It's ride-hailing, farm style. Deere & Co. is teaming up with the “Uber of tractors” in Africa and betting on a future where farmers summon...

NSX bears brunt of recession

22 hours ago | Business

Jo-Maré Duddy – The recession didn’t spare the Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX) last year: Trading volumes dropped and the share prices of most of the...

Nust staff expose 'rot'

22 hours ago | Education

A group of concerned Namibia University of Science and Technology (Nust) staff members have appealed to President Hage Geingob as the “last resort” to rescue...

Ndeitunga wants more operational manpower

22 hours ago | Police

Nampol Inspector-General Sebastian Ndeitunga says some of the biggest challenges facing the police force are the increase of violent crimes, gender-based violence and the high...

Load More