This year will see the first SANPA U19 national representative team competing in the U19 Paintball World Cup 2016 that will take place from 16-18 September in Chantilly, Paris.
Try-outs took place during the beginning of the year in various provinces and after the first SANPA Provincial Cup that took place at the Cape Argus Sportshow, as well as looking at overall performance of players we would like to congratulate the following 12 players for being selected as part of the representative national U19 team for 2016.
Tristan Birch (Gauteng)
Jonathan Rufus (Gauteng)
John-Henri Jansen van Rensburg (Gauteng)
Tristan van der Merwe (Gauteng)
Duncan Perold – (Gauteng)
Matthew van Blerk (Gauteng)
Ross Cuyler (Western Cape)
Jason Joffin (Western Cape)
Franco Filippi (Western Cape)
Adam Stevenson (Western Cape)
Duan Broodryk (Gauteng)
Daryn Steytler (Western Cape)
These players are from various club teams in their respective provinces, but have shown the dedication, commitment and skill we are looking for to represent us at the U19 Paintball World Cup.
We would also like to congratulate and welcome Eugene Jansen van Rensburg as the selected coach for the U19 national team and we believe he has the skills and commitment to assist this team and reaching their potential and making us proud.
We will be assisting the team in finding sponsorship as well as fundraising initiatives to help raise funds to all of them to attend this amazing opportunity.