Soldiers receive sport sponsorship

16 May 2019 | Sports

Namibian Defence Force (NDF) 211 Infantry Battalion members, based at the Tobias Hainyeko Garrison in Windhoek, have received sporting items to the value of N$50 000 from Nedbank Namibia.

The sponsored items include trophies, balls, medals, bags and sport gear. The items were handed over by Nedbank Namibia head of SME business Nelson Simasiku on Tuesday in order for the battalion to kickstart a mini-league on 22 May at Windhoek Technical High School. The event will include football, volleyball, netball and pool matches. Simasiku said Nedbank is a keen supporter of sport in the country.

“We would like to encourage the members of the NDF to actively participate in the mini-league to keep fit, disciplined and strong,” he said. General officer commanding of the 21 Motorised Infantry Brigade, Brigadier-General Erastus Kashopola, and 211 Infantry Battalion commanding officer, Lieutenant-Colonel Daniel Jose, thanked Nedbank for the donation.

NAMPA

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