Capricorn Eagles Set to Soar at Debut Appearance in African Games

Capricorn Eagles

Capricorn Eagles Squad.jpgThe Namibia women's cricket team, The Capricorn Eagles, is gearing up passionately to make its mark at the African Games hosted in Ghana. Scheduled from 7 to 13 March, this historic tournament marks cricket's grand entrance into the African Games.

The Capricorn Eagles are looking forward to showcasing a good brand of cricket against formidable opponents from across the continent. Placed in Group A, alongside South Africa, Tanzania, and Nigeria, the Eagles will deliver thrilling performances and compete for a spot in the final. Group B features equally competitive teams, which include Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Uganda, and Kenya, ensuring a fiercely contested tournament.

With T20 International status awarded upon the competition, the stakes are high, offering participating teams valuable ranking points. Our Capricorn Eagles currently rank 17th in the world. They are determined to showcase their trademark brand of cricket at the African Games.

Capricorn Eagles captain Irene will not be part of the tour. Stepping into her shoes is Yasmeen Khan, a seasoned player who will lead the team in Ghana. New talent has been added to the squad, enhancing the depth of the team lineup.

The Capricorn Eagles Squad consists of the following players: Yasmeen Khan (c), Kayleen Green, Arrasta Diergardt, Wilka Mwatile, Mekelaye Mwatile, Mezerly !Gorases; Edelle van Zyl; Naomi Benjamin; Saima Tuhadeleni; Victoria Hamunyela; Didi Foerster; Leigh-Marie Visser; Rianie Esterhuizen; Bianca Manuel; Sylvia Shihepo


7 MarchCapricorn Eagles vs South Africa11h30 local time
8 MarchCapricorn Eagles vs Nigeria11h30 local time
10 March Capricorn Eagles vs Tanzania11h30 local time
11 MarchSemi-Final 1 A1 vs B2     11h30 local time
11 March Semi-Final 2 B1 vs A215h50 local time
13 MarchThird place playoff11h30 local time
13 MarchFinal 15h50 local time


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