//Kharas Under-20 team gets training equipment

04 Apr 2019 13:50pm
KEETMANSHOOP, 04 APR (NAMPA) – Keetmanshoop Mayor Gaudentia Kröhne has called on the //Kharas Region business community to support the region’s Under-20 football team that will participate in the 2019 edition of The Namibian Newspaper Cup.
The tournament is slated for Mariental in neighbouring Hardap Region from 19 to 22 April.
Kröhne made the call while receiving training equipment for the team from Ponoka Trading Enterprise here on Thursday.
“We have so many mining, fishing and all sorts of companies operating within this rich region; my request is that they support this team, be it financially or even morally,” she said.
She then thank Ponoka for the gesture and for investing in the young ones.
“It is good that businesses such as this that are given projects, give back to the community and it should set a good example to others that are out there to give back to the community,” Kröhne remarked.
According to information provided by the head coach of the team, Neville Willemse, 30 players will be playing trials this weekend at the Westdene Stadium, where 20 players will be chosen to represent the region at the games in Mariental.
“After that, the players will be in a camp for two weeks ahead of the tournament and we will work with them and coach them,” he added.
//Kharas will play the first opening game against the Zambezi Region.
Speaking on behalf of Ponoka Trading Enterprise, Andreas Shapwanale wished the team well and urged them to bring the cup to //Kharas.
The training equipment cost the company N.dollars 4 800.