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Nru Seeks Local Coaches For Welwitschias In 2025

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The Namibia Rugby Union says they will look to give local coaches the opportunity to coach the national rugby team in 2025.

Current national rugby team coach Allister Coetzee's contract is coming to an end this year, paving the way for a new coach in 2025. Coetzee is a South African rugby union coach and former player, currently in charge of the Namibian national team on a part-time basis, whilst also being the head coach of the rugby club Rovigo in Italy.

Wins for Unam, Grootfontein, Kudus and Rehoboth in the League Opening Weekend

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The 2024 Rugby season kicked off with wins for Unam, Grootfontein, Kudus, and Rehoboth in their Premier League matches.

The UNAM stadium hosted one of the opening games for the season as UNAM took on Wanderers.

Wanderers started the match strongly with flyhalf Jaques Theron scoring their first try.

Unam, however, gradually found their stride and began to dominate the game, scoring two tries through center Keiron Diergaardt and speedy winger Shareave Titus, leading at halftime with a score of 14-5.

Owen Hawanga Joins the Paid Ranks: Embarking on a Rugby Career in Poland

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Namibian junior rugby player Owen Hawanga has recently made an exciting move in his sporting career. The twenty-year-old athlete has signed a three-year contract to play rugby in the Polish Rugby Union League for Club Lechia Gdańsk, starting next year.

Hawanga's journey to this point saw him return to Namibia from South Africa, where he pursued sport management studies and underwent high-performance training at the Western Province Rugby Academy. Speaking to NBC Sport, he shared his experiences in South Africa and expressed his enthusiasm for this new career path.