Namibia Squad For Under-19 World Cup, 2018

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Its best performance was at the 2016 Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh, where it defeated defending champions South Africa in the group stage and eventually placed seventh, equaling’s Afghanistan’s performance at the 2014 event as the best by an associate. They finished the tournament as the best-ranked associate team at the 2016 World Cup and secured automatic qualification for the 2018 World Cup in New Zealand.

Performances in previous World Cups:

Year Host Result
1998 South Africa Sixteenth
2000 Sri Lanka Fifteenth
2002 New Zealand Plate semifinalists
2006 Sri Lanka Plate quarterfinalists
2008 Malaysia Eleventh
2012 Australia Sixteenth
2014 UAE Fourteenth
2016 Bangladesh Seventh

 

World Cup squad:

Lohan Louwrens (c)
Henry Brink
Petrus Burger
Jan Izak de Villiers
Shaun Fouché
Jurgen Linde
Nicol Loftie-Eaton
Gerhard Lottering
Erich van Mollendorf
Dewald Nell
Mauritius Ngupita
Henry Olivier
Ben Shikongo
Floris Steenkamp
Ramon Wilmot
Eben van Wyk
Donovan Zealand

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