MTC Premiership promises fireworks

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The MTC premiership continues on Friday night as African Stars welcomes Sport Klub Windhoek to the Sam Nujoma with kickoff set for 20h00.

Stars have a goalkeeper crisis as they will be without their first-choice keeper Max Mbaeva who was red-carded in their last match against Civics, while reserve keeper Lloyd Kazapua might have to pass late fitness test.

NFA congress supports Appeal

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The Namibia Football Association has endorsed a decision to take their case with CAF to the Court of Arbitration for Sports if they fail to get the desired result with their appeal case.

The 21 ordinary Congress of the NFA was held on Saturday at Soccer House in Windhoek and according to the Secretary General of the FA Barry Rukoro, the members of the Association have showed great support for the NFA to ensure that justice is done in the matter.

Namibia Sports Personalities support NFA

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The Namibia football Association should see to it that justice is done in the eligibility of Burkina Faso players Hervé Zengue case, various sports personalities argue.

The NFA on Tuesday presented their case at the CAF Appeal hearing regarding Hervé Zengue, who the NFA claims was ineligible to play for the Burkinabe during the AFCON 2012 qualifiers, which Namibia lost over two legs to that country, which ultimately progressed to the AFCON finals.

CAF still to decide after Appeal heard

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The Namibia Football Association is hoping the CAF Appeals Committee make their ruling in the case of eligibility of Burkina Faso players Hervé Zengue soon, after they presented it on Tuesday.

The NFA delegation comprised of NFA President John Muinjo and Secretary General Barry Rukoro, as well as lawyers Shafimana Ueitele and a Germany-based Reinhard Stuenkel.

According to Muinjo, the delegation was hoping of a verdict on the matter as soon as possible and they hoped they could get it before they return home on Wednesday.

Warriors destroy Djibouti

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Lazarus Kaimbi scored twice as Namibia walloped Djibouti 4-0 for aggregate 8-0 victory to march on in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Namibia hosted Djibouti at the Windhoek’s Independence Stadium on Tuesday night and with one foot already in the group stages of the qualifiers, Namibia took the game to the visitors at their own turf and were comfortable on the ball on night long.

The host opened their account in the 4-0 demolition of the East Africans on 17 minutes, after Thailand-based Lazarus Kaimbi run onto a great pass from the middle and was fouled on the edge of the box.

Warriors readies for crucial Djibouti Clash

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Brave Warriors Coach Bernard Kaanjuka is hoping his charges replicate the Djibouti performance as the two sides clash again on Tuesday night in Windhoek in the race for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Speaking at the team’s training session on Monday morning; Kaanjuka spoke of harmony in the team and the determination my players to do well at all times.

Warriors crash Djibouti

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Rudolph Bester scored twice in the Warriors 4-0 drubbing of Djibouti on Friday afternoon in Djibouti City.

The Brave Warriors played Djibouti in the 2014 Brazil World Cup preliminary knock out match first leg and Bester scored the first goal in the first half.

In the second half, Lazarus Kaimbi scored the second goal with Bester adding the third while Sydney Urikhob scored the fourth goal to seal a comfortably four-nil win for Bernard Kaanjuka charges ahead of their return leg match in Windhoek on Tuesday night.

462 Graduates from 11 for Health

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It was all glitz and glamour as 440 learners and 22 teachers from Windhoek’s eleven selected schools graduated at the Immanuel Shifidi High School.

The FIFA delegation comprising of Doctor Collin Fuller, Professor Jiri Dvorak and Dr Astrid Junge oversaw the proceedings, much to the fanfare at the venue.

The ceremony was also attended by the honorable Minister of Education Abraham Iyambo.

The learners came from the following primary schools: St. Barnabas, Eros, Bet-El, Augheikas, Mandume, Tobias Hainyeko, Aupa Indongo, Marthi Athisarri, Moses van der Byl and Michelle Mclean.

CAF/NFA C License course completed

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF)/Namibia Football Association (NFA) C License Coaching Course concluded last week at Soccer House.

Altogether 29 participants took part in the three weeks course that was conducted by various experts including Klaus Staerk, Willem Kapukare, Dr Gerson Kandjii and nutritionist Abisai Nangolo, Boy-Boy Ndjadhila and Barry Rukoro.

The participants were introduced to the NFA and CAF Licensing systems and major trends in professional football and consequence for youth training.

Warriors departs for Djibouti

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Brave Warriors coach has selected his 18-men squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Preliminary round fixture, away to Djibouti on Friday, 11 November.

Kaanjuka on Wednesday said that his team was mentally fit and ready to challenge Djibouti and them we all focused on the job at hand.

“We have to get a good result away from home and that is what we are striving for. It’s not easy but we believe in our abilities and the players have been showing great signs of hunger and it is time to two again”.

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