Photo Credit: Cricket Namibia
The Richelieu Eagles are off to Nepal for a tri-series against the host and the Scottish in a six-day competition scheduled to commence on the 14th – 21st of February 2023. The Eagles are looking forward to completing their 36 ODI game cycle in Nepal and finally in the UAE.
The Distell Namibia Team hosted an informal send-off for the Eagles at their offices in Windhoek on Monday, 6th of February. The informal event was attended by The Richelieu Eagles; Cricket Namibia Vice President, Polly Negongo; Cricket Namibia CEO, Johan Muller; Distell Namibia Managing Director, Leon Fouche, and Distell Namibia’s National Trade Marketing Manager, Beverly Jandrell.
Distell Namibia’s Managing Director, Leon Fouche: “Two of our values; One Distell and Excellence has been actively practiced through our partnership with Cricket Namibia. The team display ‘one Richelieu Eagles’ on field which aligns well with what we as Distell stands for. The Richelieu Eagles’ skills and winning attitude earned them our trust.” Fouche further added that the team’s culture and abilities is what results into a winning team that the Eagles are.
Distell Namibia’s National Trade Marketing Manager, Beverly Jandrell: “On behalf of Richelieu, a brand that is about creating momentous moments, Cricket Namibia has over-delivered in momentous moments and we believe that the team will deliver in Nepal. To the whole team, the coaches, the Board Members, and the Cricket Namibia team, a huge congratulations for making it this far and we look forward to celebrating when the team is back.”
“To the Richelieu Eagles, know that Namibia is behind you, Richelieu is solidly behind you as a brand, and we would like to celebrate your wins with you.” Beverly concluded her speech wishing the team good luck and should remember that Namibians are made with a heart of a lion, and should never stop fighting.
Cricket Namibia CEO, Johan Muller: “I hope we as a team never forget who we represent when we are out there on field playing the game we love. I appreciate the kind words from Distell Namibia about how the value of our partnership is working together to serve both entities. We are privileged to be in this partnership with Distell through their Richelieu brand, it has been magnificent since the announcement of our partnership. Good luck to the Richelieu Eagles ahead of their last six ODI games.”
SQUAD: Gerhard Erasmus (c), Lohan Louwrens, Tangeni Lungameni, Zane Green, Michael van Lingen, Jan Frylinck, Bernard Scholtz, Helao Ya France, Ben Shikongo, Karl Birkenstock, Josh Julius, Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Ruben Trumpelmann and Shaun Fouche
|Tuesday||14th February 2023||Richelieu Eagles v Nepal||05:15||Kirtipur, Nepal|
|Wednesday||15th February 2023||Richelieu Eagles v Scotland||05:15||Kirtipur, Nepal|
|Saturday||18th February 2023||Richelieu Eagles v Nepal||05:15||Kirtipur, Nepal|
|Monday||20th February 2023||Richelieu Eagles v Scotland||05:15||Kirtipur, Nepal|
|Thursday||23rd February 2023||Richelieu Eagles v UAE||07:30||Dubai|
|Saturday||25th February 2023||Richelieu Eagles v UAE||07:30||Dubai|