04 Mar 2019 18:00pm
WINDHOEK, 04 MAR (NAMPA) Cherlyn Muesee of University of Namibia (UNAM) Jaguars is the Khomas Netball Regions Player of the Year for 2018.
Muesee was crowned as top player during the regions 2018 end of season awards held in Windhoek on Saturday.
Wanderers netball team is the Team of the Year, while the most improved team was Gomanante Fella.
The most disciplined team for 2018 was Black Africa and the club with the best overall sportsmanship was the Namibia University of Science and Technology.
Empire of the year went to Lembi Kutondokwa, with Dimitri Bittler of Afro Cats being awarded the prize of Exco Member of the Year.
The Premier League Coach of the Year prize went to Ruwanda Janse van Vuuren of Wanderers, with Morne Pienaar of Tigers named best coach for the first division, while Bittler took the honours in the second division.
Afro Cats took home the Golden Hoop (most goals) prize for scoring a total of 611 goals last season in the premier league, while UNAM conceded the least number of goals (404), thereby winning the Golden Glove.
In the first division, Tigers were in rampant form scoring 779 goals, with UNAM once again displaying their stinginess by conceding 458 goals.
In the second division, Wanderers scored the highest number of goals (397) with Afro Cats conceding the least (195) throughout the season.
Speaking at the awards ceremony, Wency Ndjitaviua, the technical director at Netball Namibia, applauded the region for leading by example in developing the game.
I would like to continue encouraging the management of the Khomas Region to continue developing the game. Continue looking for opportunities that will foster greatness in all spectrums of this great game such as umpire, coaches as well as technical staff training, she said.
The medals and trophies were sponsored by First National Bank.