Directorate of Sport Directorate of Sport

Aims to forge a strong national identity, through outstanding achievements in the sport arena.

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

  • To build and upgrade sport facilities;
  • To encourage all Namibians in all the regions to participate in the sport codes of their choice;

  • To increase participation in sport;

  • To identify, develop and manage talent;

  • To introduce and incorporate prioritized sport codes in schools and communities;
  • To afford elite athletes opportunities to compete internationally with the aim of them securing professional contract; and

  • To enhance the international image of Namibia through sport.

FUNCTIONS
  • Creation of conducive sporting environment in the regions
  • Preparation and participation in Olympic Games

  • Participation of people with disabilities in sport
  • Provision and maintenance of basic sport facilities in all fourteen (14) regions.
  • Provision of sport equipment.
  • Mobility facilitation through transport provision.
  • Encouragement of excellence in sport

  • Financial assistance to national and international bodies.
  • Establishment of the umbrella body for the people with disabilities.
  • Create educational programmes on the value of sport;

  • Provide regular exposure to international events;
  • Introduce prioritized sport codes in communities;
  • Initiate and coordinate sport policy development;
  • Initiate, coordinate and facilitate the implementation of sport development programmes;
  • Revive and strengthen regional sport committees;
  • Monitor and evaluate the use of government funding/grants to sport associations; and
  • Encourage inter-linkages and networking between all sport organisations.

PROGRAMMES AND ACTIVITIES
  • Vision 2016: Athletics Development Programme

  • Westphalia Soccer Programme
  • Wrestling Development Programme
  • Boxing Development Programme

  • School Sport Programme

Directorate of Sport Contact Directorate of Sport Contact


Mr. Edelberth Katamba
Director
Directorate: Sport
Private Bag 13391
Windhoek
Tel: +264 61 270 6545
Fax: +264 61 249 932
Email: Edelberth.katamba@msyns.gov.na

Mr. Bernhard Kaanjuka
Deputy Director: School Sport and Development
Directorate: Sport
Private Bag 13391
Windhoek
Tel: +264 61 270 6560
Fax: +264 61 249 932
Email: Bernhard.kaajuka@msyns.gov.na

Ms. Jo-Anne Manuel
Deputy Director: Marginalised People and Women in Sport
Directorate" Sport
Private Bag 13391
Windhoek
Tel: +264 61 270 6554
Fax: +264 61 249 932
Email: Jo-Anne.manuel@msyns.gov.na

Deputy Director: Community Sport & Development (Vacant)
Directorate" Sport
Private Bag 13391
Windhoek
Tel: +264 61 270 6551
Fax: +264 61 249 932

Stakeholder Stakeholder