BW Schools Netball Super League concludes

August 11, 2015, 1:40pm

BW Schools Netball Super League concludes

The Bank Windhoek Schools Netball Super League this weekend concluded on a high note with Windhoek Gymnasium and De Duine High School taking the coveted Under 19 A-Division and Under 17 A-Division titles respectively.

In a crushing defeat Windhoek Gymnasium Under 19 beat Tsumeb Gimnasium 63-14, while Elnatan took the third place by beating Windhoek Afrikaans Privaatskool in the A-Division.

It was a nail biter playoff in the B-Division Under 19s, with Windhoek High School just beating Maganedi Thlabanello High School with 32–30.

Agri College beat Pro- Ed Academy with 38 – 22.

In an upset victory, De Duine High from Walvis Bay beat Windhoek Gymnasium with 30 -23 in the the Under 17 A-Division. Edugate came in third by beating Windhoek High School 21 – 12.

In the B-Division Elnatan took first place by beating WAP 24 – 17, while Tsumeb Gimnasium scored a victory over MK Gertze by beating the Rehoboth team 31 -17.

The Bank Windhoek Schools Netball Super League continued to grow since it was established three years ago, when only ten teams took part.

This year, nine teams competed in the Under 17 League, while 12 teams took part for the championship title in the Under 19 League.

The Bank Windhoek Schools Netball Super League aims to develop and promote netball at school level, by providing a platform for senior netball teams in schools, to participate in a competitive league.

“Bank Windhoek is extremely excited about the high quality netball that was played in the Bank Windhoek Schools Netball Super League, during the 2015 season, in both the U/17 and U/19 leagues and would like to thank all the participating schools for their commitment and perseverance throughout the season,” Marlize Horn, Executive Officer: Group Marketing and Corporate Communication Services at Bank Windhoek, said during the award ceremony.

“The Bank Windhoek Schools Netball Super League was launched three years ago with the aim to provide a platform for senior schools netball teams to play in a competitive league and to promote the overall development of netball in secondary schools. Bank Windhoek remains committed to support netball in Namibia and look forward to the 2016 season of the Bank Windhoek Schools Netball Super League,” Horn concluded.