Warriors squad for Burkina Faso clash

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Namibia coach Brain Isaacs have called up a strong 29-men squad for the Braves Warriors return 2012 Orange African Nations Cup crucial qualifier against Burkina Faso early next month.

The squad which was released on Friday with the training camp due to start on Tuesday, 24 May in Windhoek, Namibia Capital, where the match will be played.

Galz & Goals healthy Lifestyle Workshop

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The NFA Galz & Goals initiative will be hosting a four day healthy lifestyle workshop for 40 coaches from all across Namibia next week.

The workshop Kicking AIDS Out! Peer Leadership, will bring together forty NFA Galz & Goals coaches from six regions across Namibia are gathering in Windhoek from the 26th to the 29th of May.

The focus of the educational event is to provide a re-fresher course on the healthy lifestyles component of the football development initiative where coaches can act as positive role models within the communities in which they work.

NFA Sport Medicine Course Next week

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The Namibia Football Association will start with player’s health programs as the Introductory Sports medicine Course commences in Windhoek next week.

The Introductory Sport Medicine Course will be the first of the two players health courses schedule for this year and will run for three day starting Tuesday, 24 to Thursday 26 May 2011 in Windhoek at Soccer House and will be facilitated by Brave Warriors Team Doctor, Gerson Kandjii.

Galz paired with Westphalia Godfathers

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The NFA- German relations continues to grow, as on Wednesday, 15 members of the Galz & Goals Program were paired up with district in Westphalia, Germany.

This was announced by the NFA Technical Director Klaus Staerk at the press briefing stating that the program will ensure that the selected girls “receive monthly allowances from their district Godfathers in Westphalia”.

“All 15 of the Westphalia districts will participate in the programme and the NFA Women’s Desk selected the young girls who would take part,” Staerk said.

NFA & NPL condemns match–fixing allegations

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The Namibia Football Association, together with the Namibia Premier League condemns the bribery allegations within Namibian Football as the 2010/2011 football season draws to an end.

With the beautiful game of football world-over embroiled in bribery scandals and allegations, the Namibia Football Association and NPL have come out in the strongest terms to denounce allegations of match-fixing as the final two rounds of the MTC Premiership, Leo NFA Cup Final and the remaining matches of the two first division streams takes centre stage.

Arrows & Civics in Leo NFA Cup Final

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The Leo NFA Cup semifinals underdogs, Eleven Arrows and Civics will meet in the final following their victories over giant-favorites Orlando Pirates and Black Africa on Saturday afternoon in Windhoek.

Coming into the weekend, Black Africa, recently crowned Namibia Premier League champions and their Katutura rivals, giants Orlando Pirates were firm favorites to book a dream final in the Leo NFA cup on May 28, but Arrows and Civics had other ideas.

Nam Refs to attend CAF Course

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Namibian match officials will attend a CAF referee’s course for young talented referees and assistant referees.

Following a request from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Refereeing manager Kalombo Bester for member FAs to send two referees, the Namibia Football Association (NFA) National Referees Committee have put forward the names of referee Rainhold Shikongo and assistant referee Dawid Shaanika.

All set for Leo NFA Cup Semis

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Teams competing in the semifinals of the of LEO NFA cup where here on Thursday provided with their playing gear for the double header on Saturday at the Independence Stadium in Windhoek.

The four teams, Eleven Arrows, Orlando Pirates, Black Africa and Civics, were presented with their semifinals matches jerseys from the sponsors of the flagship competition of the Namibia Football Association, Leo.

Shaanika Shines at CAF Youth Champs

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Namibia assistant referee David Shaanika officiated at the ongoing CAF African Youth Championships in South Africa last week.

Upon his return on Tuesday afternoon, Shaanika stated that the competition is of high standard and was an eye-opener for him as well.

“The referees training and the whole set-up were just memorable and I learned a lot indeed. It was an amazing experience”, he said.

Khomas wins Namibian Cup

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Mike Sinvula scored the only goal of the match as the Khomas Region beat Karas 1-0 in the final match of The Namibian Newspaper Cup on Sunday to retain the coveted the youth title at the Legare Stadium in Gobabis.

Following a rain-halted first half, the match resumed some one hour later with both sides giving their all, but it was the left-footed Khomas winger Mike Sinvula who produced the magic early in the second half to all but give his region the victory over the Karas Region.

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