The legend lives on

Schools from across Namibia will be coming together for the 22nd annual Hennie de Waal sports festival taking place from 15 to 17 March at the sport fields of Windhoek Technical High School.

13 March 2018 | Education

Justicia Shipena

The festival will kick off with more than 800 learners taking part in netball, soccer and rugby. A total of 18 schools are invited to the festival, which serves to prepare learners for the winter sport season, which will start in the second trimester.

It will be a competitive tournament where the winners will be walking away with a trophy and medals. The festival is named after the late Hennie de Waal, a former teacher at the Windhoek Technical High School.

A total of 16 netball teams, 12 soccer teams and 22 rugby teams will take part in the event. The main sponsors for the festival are Bank Windhoek and Wimpy

According to the organiser of the event Mr Claus Schmidt "learners are encouraged to take part in sport activities more often, we expect that sport will grow and more children get involved in sports” he says.

The event will provide secure parking and products such cold beverages will also be up for sale.

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