Namibia prime ahead of clash with Zimbabwe's 'Sables' in Gold Cup tie

Source: Xinhua| 2017-07-12 20:05:36|Editor: Xiang Bo
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WINDHOEK, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Namibia's Rugby team 'Welwitschias' assistant coach Rodger Thompson said his team is ready to retain the Gold Cup ahead of their tie against Zimbabwe's 'Sables' on July 15 in Windhoek at the Hage Geinob Stadium.

Namibia recently came out victorious after they thumped Senegal 95-0 last week and retuned to the top of the table, three points ahead of Kenya 'Simbas'.

"We all know of how potent the Zimbabwe back three is, but we are prepared for their team, both physically and mentally," Thompson said on Wednesday.

According to Thompson, the 'Sables' always present a different challenge and to counter that he said that Namibia went back to the drawing board to fix the obvious problems, like their kick game.

Furthermore he said that since his team is a mixture of talent in all age groups, they are going to use the seniors to boost the confidence of the juniors.

"We have a healthy balance of juniors in the team, so basically we might say our fitness levels are on point," he said.