Under-21 netball team loses two more games in Botswana

26 Jul 2016 11:10am
WINDHOEK, 26 JUL (NAMPA) – Namibia’s Under-21 netball team lost their day two games of the Africa U-21 World Cup qualifiers against Uganda and Zimbabwe on Monday.
The U-21 Africa World Cup qualifiers are currently underway in Gaborone, Botswana. The qualifiers started Sunday and end this coming Saturday.
The Namibian team lost their second game 26-47 against Uganda and then went on to lose their third game of the competition by 20-38 points against Zimbabwe.
Their opening match of the competition on Sunday the Namibian team lost 30-48 against Malawi.
Eight nations - host Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Uganda, Lesotho and South Africa - are competing against each other, with the top three countries in the event qualifying for the Netball World Youth Cup in 2017, also to be hosted by Botswana.
Namibia next play on Wednesday at 12h00 Namibian time against host nation Botswana.
The Namibian U-21 team currently in Botswana are Sharny Engelbrecht, Rieta Marie Brandt, Juzelri Garbers, Jessica Moolman, Jehumba Hambira, Atushe Shihepo, Vickey Uarije, Uehengisa Tjozongoro, Tjimbakavaza Tjepetekera, Himezeembi Tjejamba, Minerva Calvar Callozo and Ronell Benson.