NRU calls up 47 players for trials
Namibia's under-20 national rugby team will be in action in April when they play some of Africa's big nations.
24 February 2020 | Sports
A statement issued to Nampa last Thursday by NRU development manager Christopher Alexander said the trials are aimed at selecting an U20 side to participate in the tournament, to be held in Nairobi, Kenya, between 19 and 29 April.
The Barthés Trophy will be contested by eight national U20 teams, Kenya, Namibia, Senegal, Madagascar, Tunisia, Zimbabwe, Côte d'Ivoire and Zambia.
The players are: Bernd Beddies, Edmando Coetzee, Darren de Klerk, Herscell van Wyk, Harry Ngasia, Shaun van Wyk, JC Rossouw, Frikkie Engelbrecht, Martinus Nekundi, Gashwill Majiedt, Denilo Feris, Romario Janga, Keynnen Basson, Brand Davids, Dhale Cloete, Ewald Eksteen, Zander Bronkhorst, Max Anderson, Ethan Rittmann, Tangi Haihambo, Miquel Busch, Tyrese de Wee, Luandro Oberholzer, Johan Zaayman, Renier Benade, Sergio Dinniz, Geraldo Beukes, Maandero Haimbodi, Doctor Andreas, Donavan Resandt, Hatago Nunuhe, Jayson Morkel, Marco Beukes, Jeandre Loubser, Lincoln Beukes, Donell Gonteb, Steward Moller, Ashton Mukwiilongo, WJ Otto, Timothy van Wyk, AJ Zaahl, Pieter Kok, Oela Blaauw and Lizandro Beukes.
Namibia has been drawn in Pool B with Senegal, Zimbabwe and Côte d'Ivoire, while Pool A consists of Kenya, Madagascar, Tunisia and Zambia. - Nampa