NVF president resigns

23 Jan 2018 07:50am
ONGWEDIVA, 23 JAN (NAMPA) - The Namibian Volleyball Federation (NVF) has announce that Günter Rust has stepped down from his position of president as of 15 December last year.
Vice-president of the federation, Hilary Dux Imbuwa made the announcement in a media statement issued over the weekend.
Imbuwa has taken over as the reins at the NVF in an acting capacity until the federation’s next elective congress slated for 2020.
According to Imbuwa, Rust started his engagement with the NVF in 2012, when he became the federation’s Secretary-General under the then president, Joel Matheus.
“After Matheus’ appointment as the Chairman of the Namibian Sports Commission and his subsequent resignation as president of the federation in June 2016, Rust availed himself to take over this crucial position,” Imbuwa stated.
He went on to say Rust has been committed to the development of volleyball in Namibia and the advancement of Namibian sport in general for many years.
Rust, in a telephonic interview with Nampa on Monday also confirmed his resignation, citing an increase in his professional responsibilities as the reason.