NNPC hosts para & talent event in Windhoek

The Namibia National Paralympic Committee hosted a para sport festival and talent identification event in Windhoek on Tuesday. 

On Tuesday a parasports event was held at the Okuryangava community hall in Windhoek, where the athletes took part in Archery, Weightlifting and Handball activities. 

Some of the participants said they were excited that initiatives like these were brought closer to them.

Release funds early to prepare adequately - Hamukwaya

With a hectic sporting calendar awaiting para-athletes, the secretary general of the Namibia Paralympics Committee, Michael Hamukwaya, has appealed for an early release of the required funds for athletes to start with timely preparations.

The local sporting calendar for Namibian para-athletes is set to kick off this weekend at the coast, with a track and field competition. Meanwhile, the first international event is scheduled for March in South Africa, where the South African Sports Association for the Physically Disabled competition will take place.