Richelieu Eagles Players Proud of Qualifying for Third ICC T20 Men's World Cup

The players of the Richelieu Eagles express their pride and privilege in securing qualification for their third ICC T20 Men's World Cup.

They are determined to make the most of this opportunity and continue to make their fans proud.

Following the conclusion of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier, hosted by Namibia from November 22nd to 30th at Wanderers and United, the players are taking a well-deserved break after two weeks of intense cricket.

Namibia beat Zimbabwe by seven wickets in T20 WC Qualifier

The Richelieu Eagles started off their ICC Men's T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier with a seven wickets win against Zimbabwe.

Namibia won the toss and sent Zimbabwe in to bat first in their opening match of the tournament.

Zimbabwe managed to score 132 for the loss of eight in their 20 overs, thus setting Namibia 133 to win the match.

The Richelieu Eagles only needed 14.4 overs to reach their target as they registered 134 for the loss of only three wickets.

This time of year marks a busy period for us says the Chief Executive Officer of Cricket Namibia

Johan Muller, the Chief Executive Officer of Cricket Namibia, has stated that the last two months of the year will be exceptionally busy for the national cricket teams across various competitions.

Muller emphasizes the importance of creating a favorable environment for the players to focus on their upcoming tasks.

With several international tournaments on the horizon, the Namibian cricket teams have an opportunity to etch their names in the history books.

Capricorn Eagles step up preparations for World Cup Qualifiers

The Capricorn Eagles are gearing up for the 2023 ICC Women's T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier, which will be held in Uganda in December. This tournament serves as a qualification process for the 2024 ICC Women's T20 World Cup.

The team has been diligently preparing for the upcoming qualifier, including participating in the Dubai tournament as part of their preparations. Coach Francois Van Der Merwe mentioned that training has been ongoing, with the team utilizing every available opportunity to ensure the players are in top shape.

Hosting of ICC tournament was exceptional- Muller

The CEO of Cricket Namibia, Johan Muller, said the level of cricket, which was displayed at the ICC Cricket World Cup qualifier play-off was of high quality.

The Richelieu Eagles hosted Canada, Jersey, Papa New Guinea, the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America in a two week tournament of which the top two teams go through to the next qualifying phase in Zimbabwe in June.

Nam to host ICC tournament

Cricket Namibia to host ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Qualifier Playoff Cricket Namibia will be hosting the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Qualifier playoff tournament, which will see six countries play. this was annouinced on thursady in windhoek 

The tournament, which is set to start on the 26th of March and end on the 05th of April will see Namibia's Richelieu Eagles hosting Canada, Jersey, Papa New Guinea, the United Arab Emirates and the USA.

ICC World Cup to have massive impact on Namibian Economy – Barclay

Co-hosting the 2027 International Cricket Council's World Cup could have a massive impact on Namibia's economy. 

This can, however, only be achieved if the country's facilities are upgraded timely as per ICC standards.

This was explained by ICC Chairperson Greg Barclay during his recent visit to Namibia.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced in 2021 that Namibia will co-host the ICC Men's World Cup in 2027, together with neighbouring South Africa and Zimbabwe.