WINDHOEK, 12 MAY – Khomas were crowned 2018 National Youth Games basketball champions in both male and female categories on Friday at the University of Namibia Gymnasium.
Both teams finished their games without a loss, amassing maximum six points from their three games as part of the National Youth Games that started in Windhoek Thursday and ends Saturday.
Khomas boys beat Oshikoto 57-31 in their first match before demolishing Otjozondjupa 60-6.
They then wrapped up overall victory with a hard earned 20-0 victory over Kavango West.
The Khomas girls, meanwhile, outclassed Otjozondjupa 100-8 in their first match, before dismissing Ohangwena 56-10. They then beat Oshikoto 81-19 to emerge victorious.
In the boys section, Oshikoto took silver with their five points, while Otjozondjupa got three points for a bronze medal.
Kavango West ended bottom with no points after failing to win a single game throughout the tournament.
In the girls section, Oshikoto came second with four points, while Ohangwena was third with two points, and Otjozondjupa last with two points as well.
National under-20 basketball teams for both girls and boys are expected to be announced after the games. The teams will represent the country at the 2018 Region Five Games in Botswana in December.