The past weekend delivered another spectacular Windhoek Gymnasium-Capricorn Group International Junior Sevens Rugby Tournament. The event that has now become known as a highly annual highlight on the Namibian and international sporting calendars was once again held at the Windhoek Gymnasium Private School, on 08 and 09 March 2019.
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Five schools (Windhoek Gymnasium, HTS, Jan Mohr, Pro-Ed Akademie and WHS) entered under 15 and 19 teams to entertain spectators with the fast pace game of sevens rugby. International teams from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Germany. This event was characterised by a huge success and an excellent experience, that show-cased exhilarating junior sevens rugby talent.
Capricorn Group affirmed again that they are proud to be the title sponsor of the tournament, when Mr Fouche Brand, Capricorn Private Wealth's executive officer, indicated it in his speech at the event.
“Capricorn Group is about growth and creating sustainable opportunities in the regions and communities where we operate. Considering the many challenges we face in our regions and communities; we realise that now more than ever, we need to raise the next generation to become leaders and changemakers for an unknown future. Sport is a powerful instrument to develop future leaders. It not only builds character but also engages and transforms societies. We believe that the players at this event will make a difference in the future in whatever capacity they may find themselves in," Mr Brand said.
Capricorn Group's belief in sustainable development towards future leaders was reinforced when Mr Patrick Ludick, Namibian coach, said that “We have tremendous talent and I am happy with the progress that our teams made this weekend." Capricorn group remains committed towards positive change in the regions where it operates, and this tournament is a prime example of its commitment.