We will attack Rwanda-Gomes

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The national under-20s will rely on their attacking prowess as they face Rwanda at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Speaking ahead of the 18th African Youth Championship qualifier first leg clash scheduled for 15h00 on Saturday, captain of the team Wangu “Batista” Gomes said his group were ready to take on visitors Rwanda and are awaiting a tough game.

Mannetti’s U20s prepares for Rwanda

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The National under-20 side is preparing to host Rwanda on Saturday in the African Youth Championship qualifiers first leg at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.

The team, under the guardianship of Ricardo Mannetti has been training at the NFA Technical Centre and according to the coach the youngsters are itching to play Rwanda.

SKW and Tura Magic leads in Youth league

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The Namibia Football Association (NFA) under 13 and 15 youth league started last weekend with 13 team divided into two groups.

According to the chairman of the league Rolf Beiter, the league which is played at the NFA Technical Centre got off to a great start.

“The players are enjoying themselves and the coaches, referees and all is very good. We are all looking forward to great days ahead in this league, thanks to the NFA”, Beiter said.

Local Coaches attends CAF/NFA B License Course

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A three week- CAF/NFA B License Coaching course starts in Windhoek on Monday with NFA Coaching instructors Timo Tjongarero, Willy Kapukare, Ricardo Mannetti and Klaus Staerk conducting the course.

The first week of the course will see participants taken through coaching techniques, planning of training sessions, Tactics, Sport medicine. Specific tactics will focus on defending, Midfield, attacking and scoring, motivation and communication as well as game analysis.

Youth Football Pilot leagues

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Windhoek will be hosting a Pilot youth leagues project starting this weekend as the NFA takes youth football to another level.

According to the Namibia Football Association technical Director Klaus Staerk, Youth football is a primary objective of the FA and his office is mandated with ensuring that structures are in place to streamline youth football and nurture its development.

Let's have more Youth Cups

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Head coach of the national under-20 side Ricardo Mannetti will draft a few players from the Namibian newspaper for the April 21 clash with Rwanda in the 2013 African Youth Championship qualifiers first leg.

Speaking at Keetmanshoop after the end of the four-day tournament that brought together the best of regional youth players, Mannetti who also doubles up as an assistant to the Brave Warriors coach Bernard Kaanjuka said, the tournament provided youngsters with a platform to parade their talent and by so doing learn from others to improve their own games.

Namibia finishes third at U-17 Meeting

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Westphalia beat South Afrcia 4-3 to win the Namibia Three-Nations undr-17 tournament at the Khuisebmond Stadium in Walvis Bay.

The two sides meet in the final match of the competition on Easter Monday and the visiting German side Westphalia were leading 3-0 at halftime.

However in the second half, the South Afrcia came back strongly and managed to get three goals of their own, while Westphalia also added a fourth goal to take honors, 4-3.

Erongo wins Namibian Cup

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Player of the Series Mapenzi Muwaenei inspired Erongo to a 2-0 victory over Oshana on Easter Monday at the Keetmanshoop Stadium.

The two sides met in the final match following 1-0 over Khomas for Erongo and a 3-0 win over Kavango for Oshana in the seminal of the Winners Section.

The match played in front of expectant crowd, which included Sport and Culture deputy Minister Pohamba Shifeta, the Governor of the Karas Region Clinton Swartbooi and his counterpart from Erongo Kleophas Mutjavikua, got off to frantic start as both sides looked for that all important early goal.

Erongo meet Oshana as Omusati face Otjozondjupa

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The Erongo and Oshana regions will meet in the final match of the 12the edition of the Namibia Newspaper Cup at the Keetmanshoop Stadium on Easter Monday.

The two sides made sure of their berths in the Winners Section final match to be played at 14h00 with Erongo edging out the defending champions Khomas 1-0 via a great goal by Ananias Kleophas midway the first half.

Khomas on course as Oshana crush Omaheke

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Captain Warren Pofander scored four goals as the host redeemed themselves with a comprehensive 6-0 win over Caprivi in the Losers Section last eight, while defending champions Khomas edged out Oshikoto 5-3 on penalties to reach the Namibian Newspaper Cup semi-finals.

Following their disappointing 1-0 defeat to the oshikoto region in the opening match on Good Day, the host Karas region bounced back with aplomb to best the Caprivi Region 6-0 in the first match of the second day at the Keetmanshoop Sports Stadium as they meet in the Losers Section.

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