We can get the goals against Liberia- Kaanjuka


Brave Warriors coach Bernard Kaanjuka reckons it will not difficult for Namibia to get the goals they need to progress in the 2013 CAF AFCON race as they host Liberia on Saturday.

Speaking at the Warriors training session this week the coach said his charges were ready to inflict the “20th consecutive away” on Liberia who are bad travellers.

“They have played 19 games away thus far since 2002 and they have lost all 19 during that period up to now and we are ready to make it 20,” said Kaanjuka.

SPAR/NFA Galz and Goals off to great start

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The SPAR/NFA Galz and Goals Youth Leagues continue on Friday with action from round two of the under-13 and under-15 leagues.

On Friday at the NFA Technical Centre, the under-13 league will start at 14h00 as Emma Primary School takes on Pumpkins and 25 minutes later Maarti Arthisari Primary School play Khomasdal Primary , both games at the A field.

In other selected matches, Steenkamp will play H. Gmeiner, Namutoni will face Bethold Himumuine Primary School and Auas Primary will square off against People’s primary School.

Women Youth team tours Germany

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The national women youth team will be touring Germany from next week and Jacqueline Shipanga is pleased with the development phases ain women football.

The head coach of the national women football Jacquie Shipanga said the 18 players selected from the NFA Women Elite players programme will be in Germany’s Westphalia region for two weeks on a training camp aimed at exposing them to international football at an early age.

We are getting there- Isaacks


The Brave Warriors will have to use their 1-0 victory over Kenya as the stepping stone to greater heights as they host Liberia with a goal deficit.

These were the sentiments of attacking midfielder Heinrich Isaacks ahead of the crucial 2013 CAF AFCON preliminary round return leg on Saturday at the Windhoek’s Independence Stadium.

Isaacks believes after performance against Nigeria and Kenya recently in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, losing 1-0 and winning 1-0 respectively, the Brave Warriors will have to emulate those displays and get the desired results against Liberia.

Keep supporting: Ketjijere


After beating Kenya 1-0 in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers last weekend, the Brave warriors will be hosting Liberia in the 2013 CAF AFCON qualifiers match on Saturday, 16 June.

The match will be played at the Windhoek Independence Stadium with kickoff set for 18h00 and match tickets are selling for N$ 30 each at Compu-ticket at Shoprite and Checkers countrywide, as well as the NFA Soccer House.

The NFA hereby is appealing to football fans and supporters to purchase their tickets in advance as there will be no tickets sold at the gates on match day.

Tjongarero facilitates FIFA Health in Tanzania


Namibia only Project Instructor the FIFA 11 for Health Programme, Timothy Tjongarero is in Tanzania facilitating the pilot study course for the programme in that country.

Tjongarero who left for Dar es Salaam on Sunday as part of the FIFA team said the course started on Monday 11 June and will end on Friday.

Shipanga: The Challenges are overwhelming

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In March, the FIFA headquarters in Zurich became the focal point of women’s football. Both current and former national team head coaches travelled to the Swiss city in order to participate in a women’s football coaching seminar. Three male and 29 female coaches took part in the event aimed specifically at training coaches in the women’s game. Jacqueline Shipanga was one of them.

Botes’ goal edge out Kenya

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Striker Henrico Botes rose the highest to connect with a Larry Horaeb cross and head Namibia to victory over Kenya in their 2014 FIFA World Cup Group F qualifying match at Windhoek on Saturday evening.

The match started off well as both sides weighted up their chances in the match and it was the host Namibia that had early chances.

For Namibia players such as Heinrich Isaacks, captain Ronald Ketjijere, Tangeni Shipahu and Eslin Kamuhanga all tried to penetrate the Harambee Stars rearguard, but the likes of the towering Joseph Shikokoti and Mandela Onyango kept the host out.

SPAR joins Galz & Goals

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SPAR Group Namibia joined hands with the NFA on Wednesday to promote the Glaz & Goals project with regional leagues starting this weekend.

SPAR has committed itself to an amount of N$115 400 for the 2012/2013 league season for U/13 and U/15 Girls in seven regions. SPAR will provides each of these regions with administration, logistical management, and branding of the program.

Speed and Skills can win it for us- Hindjou


Former Brave Warriors midfielder Johannes Congo Hindjou reckons Namibia will have a successful 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers campaign.

Hindjou revealed this after seeing off the morning training session for the Warriors on Thursday ahead of their crucial Group F encounter against Kenya on Saturday at the Windhoek Independence Stadium.

Hindjou says victory against Kenya will go a long way in making the road to Brazil interesting.

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