Fistball off to World Championships

The Namibian Senior Men’s Fistball will represent Namibia at the IFA Fistball World Championship in August Winterthur, Switzerland.

As the only African representative Namibia is been draw in Group D, alongside Denmark, Australia, Netherlands and Japan.
Namibia Fistball Association spokesperson, Helmo Minz said: “Since the beginning of February, we have been training against local clubs in the country. From this week onward the team will have two national team practice sessions additionally to their club training session once a week, so it will be three sessions per week”.
“With two more training camps the team is clearly getting fitter by the week and they are showing an overall increase in performance and skill when compared to the beginning of the year,” Minz added.
The final selection of the final squad of eight players was selected in April Earlier and that the squad had been struggling with funds, but through various initiatives over the past months, they have managed to raise enough funds and most expenses are covered. The Namibian team are ready to represent Africa at the World championships in Switzerland with most expenses covered.

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