OGKN Athletes set to take on Southern Africa’s Best!

Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate Namibia is proud to announce that the following students will be representing Namibia at the upcoming 19th AUSC Region 5 Children, Junior & Senior Championship. The tournament will take place from 26 – 29 May 2022 in Durban, South Africa, and as always feature some of the best karateka in Southern Africa.

The process for selection has been a tedious one, with athletes having to qualify for the Namibia National Training Squad first back in March. After months of rigorous training the team is now set to depart on Tuesday the 24th of May.

Windhoek Honbu Dojo Athletes left to right: Stefan van der Merwe, Zuriel Campbell, Justin Scholtz, Lize van Wyk, Viutua Timia Kameeta, Penda Atshipara, Luciano Basson and Joshua Kunneke.
Walvis Bay Dojo Athletes left to right: Kundayi Muganga, Sensei Nico Maritz, Ryan Shiyukifeni, Ane Olivier, Cathryn Claasen, Jessie Herero, Kyle Claasen. Absent: Veronicah Kashweka.

OGKN would like to congratulate the above athletes on their selection for the event and wishes them the best of luck in Durban!