With less than one year to go until the World Cup Canada and Namibia go head-to-head in what is the start of a vital trial run for both.
Kieran Crowley has made a number of changes to his Canadian team to face fellow World Cup qualifier Namibia.
Two former Welsh internationals have been drafted into the Namibian backroom staff as support on their Northern Hemisphere tour.
Exeter Chiefs coach Rob Baxter says he is excited at what newcomer Byron McGuigan can bring to the party.
Namibian's national rugby team, coach and players cleaned up at the Namibian Sports Commission awards held in Windhoek at the weekend.
Three new caps have been included in the Namibian national side to face Germany in Windhoek on October 29.
Saracens loose forward Jacques Burger will captain Namibia against Canada on November 7 - the first of three matches on their year-end tour.
Namibia coach Danie Vermeulen held national trials for locally-based players at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek this weekend.
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