NamPol arrives in Oshana for sports championships
22 Apr 2015 19:50pm
ONGWEDIVA, 22 APR (NAMPA) - Hundreds of Namibian Police Force (NamPol) members from all 14 regions in the country have begun arriving in the Oshana Region as of Monday to participate in the National Police Sports Championships.
The 21st edition of the event takes place from Thursday this week until 29 April.
The officers will compete in football, volleyball, netball, darts and athletics.
Oshana regional commander, Commissioner Ndahangwapo Kashihakumwa said in a statement issued on Tuesday that the event will start with a street procession on Thursday down the main road between Oshakati and Ongwediva.
The procession will start at 09h00 from the Ompundja-Oshakati Road junction in Oshakati East to the Oshakati Independence Stadium in Oshakati West.
Ohangwena NamPol commander, commissioner Tylves Kampolo said recently at Eenhana that the annual police sports games are about, among others, alleviating stress accumulated from work.
Inspector-General of NamPol, Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga and other senior Government officials will accompany Safety and Security Minister, Major-General Charles Namoloh, who is expected to officially open the championships on Saturday.
The events closing ceremony, which is also to be held at the Oshakati Independence Stadium, is slated for 29 April at 14h00, when teams selected for the Southern Africa Regional Police Chiefs Cooperation Organisation (SARPCCO) Games 2015 will be announced.