National team coach, Danie Vermeulen expressed his satisfaction with the outcome of the trials that were recently held at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek during the weekend. The trials were held as part of a long term campaign to prepare for next year’s World Cup in England as well as selecting a side for Namibia’s end of year tour to Wales, France, and Portugal.
They denied the Zimbabwean Sables the sole ticket after thumping Madagascar 89-10 in the last match of the qualifiers. Despite this being their fifth consecutive appearance, they have failed to make any meaningful impact at the biennial showcase.
2015 will be tougher for them in England as find themselves placed in Pool C alongside heavyweights such as defending champions New Zealand, Argentina, Tonga and emerging force Georgia.