South Africa too strong for Namibia’s hockey men

21 Mar 2016 15:00pm
WINDHOEK, 21 MAR (NAMPA) - Namibia’s national under-21 (U21) men’s hockey team lost its second game of the U21 Africa Cup Junior World Cup qualifiers currently underway in the capital.
The youth tournament, which started on Friday, is being played at the newly built Davin Trustco Hockey Stadium on premises of the Windhoek High School (WHS) and the AstroTurf of Windhoek Gymnasium called Aloe Park.
In the opening game of the tournament on Friday, Namibia lost its match 0-8 against U21 Africa Cup defending champions Egypt.
A statement availed to Nampa on Monday by representatives of the Namibia Hockey Union said Namibia lost its second group game 0-12 against their southern neighbours, South Africa, on Sunday.
In another match played on Sunday, Egypt won 28-0 against Tanzania.
Namibia will now take on Tanzania on Monday 19h00 at Aloe Park.
Other matches scheduled for Monday are:
Zimbabwe vs South Africa (men) – 18h00 at Davin Trustco Hockey Stadium;
Zimbabwe vs Botswana (women) – 17h00 at Aloe Park;
Tanzania vs South Africa (women) – 20h00 at Davin Trustco Hockey Stadium.