Women youth team returns home

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The national women select team return home from their Germany-tour with an impressive record of four wins and only two defeats.

The Namibian team consisted of a mixture under-17 players (seven), under-20 player (seven) and senior players (six).

Best World Cup- Shipanga

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Namibia Jacqueline Shipanga reckons the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in Germany will be the best in the history of women football.

Speaking from Germany, where is part of that World Cup’s Technical Study Group, Shipanga together with World Cup and Olympic winning coaches such as Tina Theune from Germany, April Heinrich from USA, Vera Pauw from the Netherlands and Sylvie Beliveau and many more are part of the team entrusted with compiling a technical report on the world cup in terms of tactical and technical developments of the teams.

Warriors visits Malawi

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The Brave Warriors left for Malawi on Monday morning for an international friendly match against the Flames on Wednesday in Mzuzu.

Coach Brian Isaacs announced an 18 men final squad for the match that includes eight under-20 players.

The Young Warriors in the team includes Black Africa’s Roger Katjiteo, Ramblers strikers Sydney Urikhob, Benson Shilongo, Rundu Chiefs midfielder Petrus Shitembi and Neville Tjiueza from Tura Magic.

African Stars consistent defender Dennis Tjetjinda(formerly Ngueza) is also in the team together with Tigers’ midfielder Ananias Gebhardt.

Muinjo heading FIFA at U/17 World Cup

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NFA President John Muinjo says football at his town of control Torreon, Mexico is going well as Australia took on Uzbekistan yesterday with the final match for the venue to be a semifinal match on July 7.

The NFA Chief who is part of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup Organizing Committee is given the honor of leading the FIFA delegation at the Estadio Torreon which has a capacity of 30 000.

Gladiators to miss COSAFA CHAMPS

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The Brave Gladiators will not participate at the COSAFA Women Championship slated for Zimbabwe next month as the team is in Germany for training camp.

The relatively young team in Germany is aimed at exposing these youngsters and start developing them early and not only during qualifiers.

The NFA now focuses on the Zone-Six Games in December as well as the upcoming Africa under-20 Women qualifiers.

The NFA also consider arranging another International Friendly later in the year, with the German Student National Team possible opponents in September for the ladies team.

Gal’s team in Germany

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The Namibia Football Association women select team departed for Germany on June 18 for their Germany- tour.

According to national team coach Jacqueline Shipanga, the trip is an opportunity for the youngsters to showcase their potential to possible scouts from various clubs abroad - these players include the likes of Kleintjie Fredericks, Juliana Skrywer, Shirley Cloete and Tomalina Adams and others.

Warriors in Malawi Friendly

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The Brave Warriors technical team has called up 27 players for a training camp as Namibia prepares to visit Malawi for a friendly match on July 6 in Blantyre.

The squad of 27 players released on Wednesday has several new faces in the team which includes six youth players, who will for the first time be part of the senior national team set-up.

The technical staff headed by coach Brain Isaacs have indicated that the "exclusion of senior players does not mean they are out of future considerations for the Brave Warriors".

Wermann is NPL Player of the Year

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The MTC Namibia Premiership Player of the Year award went to league champions Black Africa’s Bradley Wermann who also won the Players’ Player of the Year award a t the glittering ceremony held at Safari Hotel last Friday.

The player also known as Asprilla pocketed a hefty N$ 55 000, as he was the head above the shoulder sin the Player of the Season (N$40 000) and the Players’ Player of the Season (N$15 000).

NPL to Reward the Best

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The Namibia Premier League will on Friday honor the best performers of the past season with Black Africa’s Bradley Wermann nominated for two Player’s awards.

The 2010/2011 football season came and went and in the elite league of Namibian football the NPL, it was Black Africa who were crowned champions on 45 points, while Ramblers finished second ten points adrift.

Ramblers coach Christy Guruseb, who recently guided a Namibian youth team to glory in Germany is nominated for the Coach of the Year Award together with Eleven Arrows’ Congo Hindjou and Leonard Nambandi of Mighty Gunners.

Women Super League to Kickoff

BRAVE GLADIATORS

The Namibia football Association (NFA) Women Super League will start on July 30 with six teams competing in the inaugural season.

According to Jacqui Shipanga of the NFA Women Desk, the six teams will be involved in five rounds of football to ensure more action in the league which will end on 9 June 2012.

“We will play a game for full 90 minutes unlike in the past where we played 80 minutes only to also increase fitness levels of the girls” Shipanga explained.

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