African Champions Namibia have announced a 48-man squad for the November Internationals.
Johan Deysel who captained the side to win the 2022 Rugby Africa Cup to qualify for World Cup is joined by Cliven Loubser, Damian Stevens, Divan Rossouw, Jano Otto, Jason Benade, Louis van der Westhuizen, Danco Burger and Prince Gaoseb who were part of the Rugby Africa Cup squad in July.
PW Steenkamp,Alcino Isaacs, Hilarius Kisting, Gerswin Mouton, Adriaan Ludick, Ruan Ludick who were part of the squad that won in France have also been retained.
The Namibia Rugby Union has confirmed that their squad will face Griquas in the opening match of the International season. The match slated for Windhoek will be played on 5 November.
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The side will then head to Europe with their first match on the schedule being against Spain on 12 November in Madrid.
Namibia will then face Canada on 19 November in the Netherlands.
Namibia beat Kenya Simbas 36-0 at Stade Maurice-David in France to win the Rugby Africa Cup and have qualified for the seventh Rugby World Cup.
The Welwitschias will join hosts France, New Zealand, Italy, and Uruguay in Pool A in the 2023 showpiece.