Local bowlers good at International Tourney
Both squads had a strong start in the 12 team tournament, beating Botswana with 19:5 and 16:13 respectively. Their good form continued when Team 1 and 2 (18:7 and 27:7) kept an upper hand against Botswana again in their second match. However, Team 2 narrowly lost their third game against Botswana with 10:13, while Team 1 stayed unbeaten, keeping Botswana at bay with 15:14. The two Namibian squads then celebrated a victory each in their last group game against Zambia. The games ended 19:13 and 25:8 respectively. Their unbeaten run secured Team 1 a place in the final. Team 2 on the other hand had to settle for the game that would determine the 3rd and 4th place. Although Team 1 displayed great bowls, it was not enough to see off the Botswana team that eventually went on to win with 22:15. Team 2 also lost their game with 22:10 against the hosts.