Football for Health to Start in May

Dr. Fuller (Reseacher at F-MARC), Jakes Amaning (NFA Football for Health Coodinator) and Astrid Junge (Head of the F-MARC)

The Football for Heath program moved another step forward the implementation process as FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre (F-MARC) officials visited Namibia last week.

Following the recent visit of FIFA’s chairman of Medical Committee Jiri Dvorak, Namibia had Head of the Research Centre, Astrid Junge and Dr Coin Fuller, a Researcher with the F-MARC in Zurich.

Match Commissioners Induction

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Match Commissioners Induction

The Namibia National Referees Committee is hosting a one-day Match Commissioners Clinic at Otjiwarongo on Saturday.

According to the national referees coordinator Absalom Goseb, the twenty participants will be taken through the ropes of overseeing matches and how to compile an effective match commissioner’s reports.

Khomas Football Region hosts grassroots football at Sam Nujoma Stadium

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The youth committee of the Khomas Football Region hosted a successful grassroots football festival for over 170 youngster between the age of 7 and 12 at the sam nujoma stadium.

The grassroot festival which was organized to gauge the interest in junior football was coordinated by Mr Fortune Eichab, of the Khomas Youth Committee.

The grassroot festival was supported by the youth football development of the Namibia football association, which is chaired by mr isaack hamata and coordinated by mr jakes armaning.

Hessen Supports Galz School of Excellence

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The first ever The Namibia Football Association (NFA) School of Excellence in Women Football through the Galz and Goals project was last weekend held in Windhoek for four days of football and health lifestyles training.

The Project was is known’s the NFA Galz and Goals Elite Players School of Excellence took place from 23 to 26 February the girls were introduced to a number of health related activities while also being exposed to a high standard of football training.

Stars, Civics and BA in last Eight

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Defending champions African Stars are on course to defend their title after seeing off a resurgent Hotspurs 2-0 on Saturday at the Windhoek’s Independence Stadium.

Stars got their goals one in each half of the second match of the day at the venue with Shaun kamatuka and Petrus Kauahuma on target for them against the first division side Hotspurs.

NFA GALZ&GOALS ELITE PLAYERS SCHOOL OF EXECELLENCE PROJECT

Name of the Program: NFA GALZ&GOALS ELITE PLAYERS SCHOOL OF EXECELLENCE PROJECT

Target group: Girls Age 13-18 from all over the country.

Main Donor:
“Hessisches Ministernim Des Innosen und Für Sport”
HESSEN MUNICIPALITY

The program is an official development initiative from the NFA Women Desk and has been funded by our development partners in Germany because of the development agreement between the NFA and the DFB.

Warriors & Botswana in friendly

The national soccer team the Brave Warriors will play Botswana at Maun on March 16, as part of the two countries 2012 Africa Nations Cup qualifiers preparations.

The Namibia Football Association this week confirmed a date with Botswana following an invitation by Botswana FA for the Warriors to play the Zebras on March 16.

The match, according to the NFA Secretary General Barry Rukoro, will help the national team prepare for the must-win way clash at Burkina Faso on March 26 of their Group F fixture.

Gladiators prepare for Nigeria clash

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Following their success in the first round of the London 2012 Olympics games, the Brave Gladiators have started with preparation for the more interesting clash against Nigeria’s Falcons in April.

The Gladiators have been in camp for two weeks now and will continue to have camps for the ladies to ensure that they stay fit for the away match in Nigeria on April 2 with the return leg scheduled for April 16 at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.

Galz & Goals breaks new ground

Galz and Goals festival in Khomasdal

On Saturday, the NFA’s Galz & Goals football initiative in partnership with UNICEF and SCORE reached out to community members, providing voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) services and important healthy lifestyle messages to adolescent girls.

The healthy lifestyle football festival which took place last Saturday incorporated football, various health activities and sharing of information in an effort to motivate behavioral change and educate both the girls and the community of the dangers of HIV.

BA vs. Rammies, Civics against Waters in Leo NFA Cup

The last 16 of the new NFA Cup promises exciting clashes with three all premiership ties as Black Africa faces Ramblers and Civics takes on Blue Waters.

The draw which was conducted at Soccer House on Wednesday pitted defending champion’s African stars against first division side Hotspurs, while another premiership side Blue Boys entertains Bingo.

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