Flanker Jacques Burger will lead out a starting XV with a total of 299 test caps against the world champions on Thursday.
LONDON, 22 September – Namibia head coach Phil Davies (WAL) has named his side to play New Zealand in Pool C at the Olympic stadium on Thursday.
Burger and Jantjies have played in all eight of Namibia’s matches at RWC 2007 and RWC 2011. So has Johnny Redelinghuys, who holds a record 48 caps for Namibia, but he has not been included in Thursday’s 23.
Namibia’s starting line-up has 299 test caps’ worth of experience. For the Welwitschias this is a team record at the World Cup.