New champions crowned at the Rössing Uranium Inter-Departmental Sports
(27 July 2023)

In a thrilling display of talent and teamwork, new champions were crowned at the 2023 Rössing Uranium Inter-Departmental Sports that took place on Saturday, 22 July at the Vineta Central Stadium in Swakopmund.

The competition was fierce, with each department showcasing their best athletes and putting on a spectacular show. From heart-pounding matches on the soccer field to nail-biting netball & volleyball games and everything in between, the employees' dedication and passion for sports was evident throughout.

The event not only brought out the competitive spirit but also strengthened the bond between Rössing employees and Contractor employees. Colleagues from different teams came together, supporting and cheering for each other, fostering a sense of unity and camaraderie across the company.

Beyond the exhilarating matches, the Rössing Uranium Inter-Departmental Sports had a positive impact on employee well-being. The participants experienced the thrill of victory and the lessons of resilience in defeat, while also enjoying the physical and mental benefits of engaging in sports.

Speaking at the prize giving ceremony, Rössing Uranium’s Managing Director, Johan Coetzee stressed the importance of sports. He said that the event did not only celebrate athleticism but also highlighted the importance of teamwork, healthy competition, and employee well-being.

“Congratulations to all the teams who participated and gave it their all! As the new champions revel in their well-deserved victory, they set an inspiring example for the entire company. The spirit of sportsmanship and collaboration exhibited during these games will undoubtedly continue to influence a positive work culture for months to come.”

Rössing Uranium gives a special thanks to the Ministry of Youth, Sports and National Service, the Swakopmund Municipality, Namibia Sport Commission for availing the sport officials, Swakopmund Paintball, Fotobox, MC Che Ulenga and DJ Alba Nalo for helping make the event a success.

The winners are:

Soccer youth Soccer old crocs Netball Volleyball
Erongo Industrial Supply
Mining Operations Carbon 12 Support Services B
Rent-a-Drum Mining Maintenance Processing Maintenance
Plant Maintenance Processing Operations Mining Mining Operations
Chess Darts (Doubles) Pool Cycling (15km)
Harold Garoseb Moses Johannes &
Lucia Hamalwa
Johannes Mateus Louis Kotze
Marius Motinga Oswald Christoph &
Ndayooka Nekongo
Helmut Bock Vernon Uys
Sakkie Nangolo Leon Clarke &
Oskar Mundilo Zelda Nangolo
Swimming (Freestyle) Darts (Singles) Tennis (Men) Cycling (30km)
Jaron-Lee Figaji Leon Clarke Rudarion Coetie Sanchez Bussel
Hesthings Aribeb Rosina Kazapua Phillip Kaune Calvyn Besser
Natalia Sipanga Oswald Christoph Andrew Dentlinger Desmund Nawaseb
Swimming (Breaststroke) Bowls Tennis (Women) Angling
Jaron-Lee Figaji Protection Services
& Transport Department
Ann-August Shikongo Transport & Lab
Natalia Sipanga Human Resources &
Plant Electrical
Renisha Tlhabanello Mining Services Electrical
Ann-August Shikongo Mixed team A1 & A2 Alcina Kahirimana Projects
Swimming (Backstroke) Swimming
(Overall Winners)
100m men 100m women
Hesthings Aribeb Jaron-Lee Figaji Kensley Drotsky Nangula Kanelombe
Jaron-Lee Figaji Natalia Sipanga Richard Prinsloo Daylight Ekandjo
Bethuel Afrikaner
(Best improved)
Daylight Ekandjo


Rössing's Management team won the tug-of-war challenge against the Rössing's majority shareholder CNUC's team

Erongo Industrial Supply Services - Youth Soccer Champions


Issued by:

Daylight Ekandjo
Manager: Corporate Communications
Rössing Uranium Limited


Linus Kamati
Advisor: Corporate Communication
Tel: +264 520 2631
Cell: 081 450 0678