Roodt and Tjivava ready for history

Rudi Bowe

Tammy Roodt and Faizal-lee Tjivava, two 19 year old girl from Kudu Bokkies in Walvis Bay is set to make history as they will represent Namibia at the Rugby Africa Cup Women’s 15s last test match for 2021 that will take place tomorrow 13 November 2021, at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek.

The Namibia National Women’s Team players are, six from UNAM Rugby Club, while five are from Rehoboth Rugby Club, four from Wanderers Rugby Club, three each from Okahandja Huskies and Grootfontein Rugby Club and two from Kudus Rugby Club.
Namibia National Wo-men’s Team are coached by CJ Kotze with Sergio de la Harpe as Strength and Conditioning Coach while Jood Opperman assisted with the different facets of forward play.
The game will be broad-cast live on NBC TV. The kick-off time is 16:30.
The twenty-three member team that will represent Namibia for the first time are, 1 Faizal-lee Tjivava (19, Kudus), 2 Mandy Hansen, 24, Unam), 3 Elzane-Lee (Basson, 21, Unam), 4 Rhevonne de Klerk (19, Okahandja Huskies), 5 Lourencia Red Nation (27, Wanderers), 6 Rene Tjiuorokisa (23, Grootfontein), 7 Tammy Roodt (19, Kudus), 8 Mandie van Staden (29, Wanderers), 9 Litisha Matheus (26, Unam), 10 Euodia Bassingth-waighte, 21, Unam), 11 Fulchen Bock (26, Grootfontein), 12 Chevonne de Klerk (19, Okahandja Huskies), 13 Astrid van Lill (30, Wanderers), 14 Meri-lees Govender (24, Unam) and 15 Leventine Boois (21, Rehoboth). The reserves are 16 Alicia Gertze (23, Rehoboth), 17 Gabriella Jahs (23, Grootfontein), 18 Ellen Garoes (21, Rehoboth), 19 Ndapanda Kakundi (17, Unam), 20 Pione van Rooyen (18, Rehoboth), 21 Fiola Vliete (23, Rehoboth), 22 Ida Visagie (20, Wanderers) and 23 Roberta Fabio (20, Okahandja Huskies).

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