OGKN Athletes make Namibian National Squad

On Saturday the 5th of March the best Karateka from various regions in Namibia participated for placement in the 2022 Namibian National Karate Squad.

The National Karate Squad is ultimately selected by the Namibian Karate Union to choose a team that will represent the country at International Karate Events. The squad will continue to train and sharpen their skills in preparation for championships such as the Junior African Games and the AUSC Region 5 South Championships coming up in May.

OGKN would like to congratulate the following athletes on qualifying for the 2022 Namibian National Squad and wishes them all the best with the upcoming preparations.


Viutua Timia KameetaSenior Female
Justin ScholtzJunior Male
Zuriel CampbellJunior Male
Jewel SlingerJunior Female
Kyle ClaasenCadet Male
Ane Cecilia OlivierCadet Female
Veronicah KashwekaCadet Female
Ryan ShiyukifeniUnder 14 Male
Jessie HereroUnder 12 Male
Cathryn ClaasenUnder 12 Female
Lize Van WykUnder 12 Female


Stefan Van Der MerweSenior Male U67kg
Joshua KunnekeSenior Male U84kg
Zuriel CampbellJunior Male U61kg
Justin ScholtzJunior Male U68kg
Luciano BassonJunior Male U68kg
Kundayi MugangaJunior Male U68kg
Jewel SlingerJunior Female 59kg+
Kyle ClaasenCadet Male U57kg
Ane Cecilia OlivierCadet Female U54kg
Ryan ShiyukifeniUnder 14 Male U40kg
Penda AtshiparaUnder 12 Male U30kg
Cathryn ClaasenUnder 12 Female U30kg
Lize Van WykUnder 12 Female 40kg+