Namibia Coach Phil Davies announced that centre Johan Deysel will be team captain for Saturday’s first Rugby Africa Gold Cup game in Windhoek against Uganda.
The 26 year old Deysel will captain the Namibia test team for the first time on Saturday. Deysel made his test debut on 16 November 2013 against Kenya in Windhoek and has 17 test caps to his credit.
Deysel scored 6 test tries for Namibia in his 17 games and the most memorable try he scored was against the New Zealand All Blacks, during the 2015 World Cup in London.
Radio sound bite of Namibia new captain Johan Deysel (in English) Johan Deysel commenting on being selected as captain: apo-mail.org/Deysel_02.mp3
Radio sound bite of Namibia Coach Phil Davies commenting on what to expect from Uganda: apo-mail.org/Davies_01.mp3
Radiosound bite of Namibia new captain Johan Deysel (in Afrikaans) commenting on being selected as captain: apo-mail.org/Deysel_01.mp3
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