Windhoek, 30 July 2018: The 5th Edition of NDF Sports Tournament kicked off with the official opening at Dr. Sam Nujoma Stadium. Officiating the Official Opening Ceremony, Rear Admiral, Sinsy Nghipandua the Navy Commander said, the objectives of the tournament are to promote cohesion, encourage endurance, inspire physical fitness and embolden espirit de corps (team work).
“Participating in sport allows the body to be relaxed and that in turn keeps the mind well focused. Sports have the ability to bring people together to interact with one another thereby creating friendship,” said the Navy Commander.
He then, reminded the participating troops that the NDF is a member of the International Commission of Military Sport (CISM), which is responsible for organising regional and world military games. If NDF Management wish to see NDF well represented at these games, it is through events as such, where talented athletes are identified to represent the NDF at this regional and international military games. The tournament will end on 05 August 2018.#MODNamibia#