11 Nov 2017 13:30pm
MARIENTAL, 11 NOV (NAMPA) Romano van Wyk, a Grade 7 learner at the Danie Joubert Combined School in Mariental, scooped the 2017 Sports Star of the Year award at a prize-giving ceremony of that school Thursday evening.
Van Wyk was selected for the Namibian under-13 (U-13) Craven Week team, along with Dian de Beer and Antonio Pieters.
He was also taken up in the Confederation of Southern African Schools Sports Association (Cosassa) Games sevens rugby team.
Van Wyk was the first recipient of the award, which replaced the old Sportsman and Sportswoman of the year awards.
The rest of the sports awards:
Best Female Player: Liliana Kamburute
Best Male Player: Jonas Uusiku
Best Archer: Wian van Zyl
Ashanti Janser (finished second in the junior female category of the Hangana Hake Run and Ride)
Victor Hanse Brendon Ixiua
Best Player and Goal Shooter: Megan Tsaitsaib
Best Defender: Vistorina Ashipala and Eisha Saal
Best Player: Eisha Saal
Best Goal Shooter: Chanique Barry
Best Defender: Nikita van Jaarsveld
Best Progress: Liliana Kamburute
Best Goal Shooter: Ntwala Nkonkwena
Best Defender: Vangee Katjatenja
Best Progress: Chané Maasdorp
Best Defender: Saladine Motlatla
Best Progress: Da-Eliza Isaak
Best Player: Sandy Mwilima
Best Forward Player: Darrel Witbooi
Best Backline Player: Blessing Kooper
Best Progress: Corne Roelofse
Best Forward Player: Josia Katrol
Best Backline Player: Romeo Engelbrecht
Best Progress: Dellan Narib
Best Player: Ajay van Wyk
Best Frontline Player: Dian De Beer
Best Backline Player: Lee Motinga and Romano van Wyk
Best Progress: Roberto Panizza and Nduduzo Phiri
Best Player: Daniel van Zyl and Romano van Wyk
Rugby U-13 Craven Week Select: Dian de Beer, Antonio Pieters, Romano van Wyk
U-13 Cosassa Sevens Team: Roman van Wyk.