Warriors B draws with Egypt


The Namibia B team on Tuesday played to a goalless draw against Egypt at the Accra Sports Stadium to remain unbeaten in the three-team’s tournament that include host Ghana.

Assistant Coach Ricardo Mannetti said it not easy for the team to play the tactically good Egypt side but the boys gave a good account of themselves.

Shikongo to handle Leopards vs. Al Merreikh CAF Cup clash

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Namibian referees again answer a CAF call-up this weekend as they will officiate the CAF Confederation Cup playoff match between giant-killers Black Leopards of South Africa and Al Merreikh of Sudan on Saturday.

MTC Premiership referee of the Season Rainhold Shikongo will lead a four –men Namibian delegation that will include MTC Premiership assistant referee of the season David Shaanika, as well as Helmut Andreas and Simson Shahungu.

The quartet leaves for South Afrcia on Friday and returns home on Sunday and Shaanika said his team is looking forward to the challenge.

Shipanga optimistic despite Gladiators double defeat

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Following the Brave Gladiators narrow defeats against the experienced German students team this weekend, Coach Jacqueline Shipanga reckons the future of Namibia women football is promising.

The Brave Gladiators team that blended youth and seasoned players faced off against the German Students Team last Thursday in Windhoek and lost 1-0 and on Saturday, it was the same score-line as the two sides met again in Swakopmund.

According to Coach Jacqueline Shipanga, the team have showed great determination and willingness to compete against the bets in the world.

Willy & Sadney on target against Ghana

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The Brave Warriors B team on Sunday held host Ghana to a 2-2 draw in the first match of the three-nation Under-20 tournament at the Accra Sport Stadium.

The Namibia got off to a poor start as they fell to a 2-0 score-line at the break, with Fatau Safiu scoring the opener under the first minute before striker, Benjamin Fadi doubled Ghana's advantage on 12 minutes.

Warriors B team tour Ghana again

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Namibia’s national soccer B team are in Ghana for their annual training camp that will see them take on the best of West Afrcia as well as a possible clash against Egypt.

The Youth team left on Wednesday 4 July for Accra with 21 players accompanied by Brave Warriors acting head coach Bernard Kaanjuka and his assistant and national under-20 coach Ricardo Mannetti while Team Manager Jakes Amaning left last week to finalise arrangement at other side.

31 attends NFA C Licence Coaching Course


The Namibia Football Association (NFA) is hosting the C- license coaching course that will run for two weeks and have 31 participants.

The course that started on Monday 02 July at Soccer House will cover various topics upon which the prospective coaches will be examined and successful ones be presented with an NFA C licence coaching Certificate on the last day.

Beauties extend lead as Academy returns


Okahandja Beauties extended their lead at the top of the NFA Women Super League with a 23-0 annihilation of basement ladies Challengers FC on Saturday.

Beauties came into the match level on 31 points with the JS Academy who only starts playing next weekend, and have now extended their lead to 34 points with a 23-0 win over a hapless Challengers side.

Beauties made easy work of their opens despite missing players such as Tomelina Adams, Susanna Eises, Juliana Skrywer, Shirley Cloete, who went AWOL.

NFA Admin & Management Course at Walvis Bay and Otjiwarongo


The Namibia Football Association (NFA) will be conducting the Intermediate Administration and Management course at Walvis Bay next week with Otjiwarongo on.

The course will start on Tuesday, 3 July up to Thursday 05 July at Walvis Bay and 10-12 July at Otjiwarongo with Roger Kambatuku and Barry Rukoro as course facilitators.

Day-one will see participants introduced to the NFA and its development programmes, the importance of regional associations as the well as the NFA statutes.

U/15 Top Four Decided

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The NFA under-15 Youth league is shaping up as Tura Magic, Nick Eleven, Ramblers and Cymot SKW will compete to become the first NFA Under-15 champions after they qualified to the Top Four League after the final qualification round that took place last weekend.

The top two teams of each stream (Zebra and Oryx) qualified for the 2012 Top Four League while the remaining teams will play each other in a B-League.

In the Top Four League the teams will play each other twice (home and away) while the six B-League teams will play each other once.

Beauties tops Super league

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The NFA Women Super League has a new log leader as Okahandja Beauties had a walkover victory against Unam Bokkies recently.

According to the NFA women desk, UNAM failed to field a team of 11 players as thus gifting Beauties three points.

The result meant Beauties’ overtake the JS Academy at the top of the log on goal difference as they both locked on 31 points although JS Academy has a game in hand. The Academy games are suspended until the end of June due to the large contingent of their players who forms part of the Young Gladiators team that is touring Germany at the moment.

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