The under mentioned players has been invited to a training camp in preparations for an International Friendly match; Namibia vs. Malawi on 9 February 2011. The local based player have to report on Sunday, January 30, 2011 @ 18h00, at the Safari Hotel, in Windhoek. Training Sessions: 10h00-12h00, morning & 16h00 – 17h30 afternoon at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, in Katutura.
FIFA pronounced their gratitude to the Namibian government for its commitment to the implementation of the Football for Health Program in the country.
This was announced by FIFA’s Chief Medical Officer Professor Jiri Dvorak who was in the country for meeting with various stakeholders.
Addressing the media at the Namibia Football Association (NFA) Soccer House on Friday, Prof. Dvorak commended the response he got from the government through the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Heath and the Ministry of Youth and Sport, which he met on Thursday in Windhoek.
The last 32-draw for the annual leo NFA Cup was conducted at Soccer House on Thursday with two premiership clashes in this round of the competition proper.
The competition in its final third year with the sponsors leo will see defending champions African Stars taking on Tigers FC at the same stage of the competition as their last meeting in the competition which was won by the former.
Another all –Premiership clash will be between Sport Klub Windhoek (SKW) against Blue Waters.
FIFA’s chairman of its Medical Committee Jiri Dvorak lands in Namibia on Thursday for the implementation of the Football for Health program.
The Footfall for Health program is part of the Win in Africa with Africa FIFA iniitative and it educates the youth of Africa in a football environment to improve their knowledge, attitudes, skills and behavior towards different diseases.
Brain Isaacs is confident of doing well in his new position as care-taker coach of the national soccer team, the Braver Warriors.
Isaacs who was endorsed as the new coach for the Warriors after an NFA Executive Committee meeting held on 18 December 2010 will face his first task on February 9 as Namibia host Malawi in an international friendly match in Windhoek.
The national under-23 side, the Young Warriors host their Botswana counterparts on Saturday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium for the return leg of their 2012 London Olympic Games qualifier.
With a bulk of the players joining the team on Tuesday after taking part in Namibia’s under-20 first ever cosafa under-20 final in Botswana, assistant coach Ricardo Mannetti is satisfied with preparation for the crunch match.
“The other guys that were not part of the under-20 team were kept fit and active by the Technical Director at home”, he said.
Namibia’s impressive run at the annual Cosafa youth championships came to a disappointing end yesterday as they suffered a 4 – 1 loss in Gaborone, Botswana, at the hands of defending champions Zambia.
The Namibian Under-20s were three goals down at half time and in the second half the powerful and dominating Zambians went four-up on the hour-mark to make it impossible for the young Warriors to come back into the game.
Namibia reaches the Cosafa under-20 final courtesy of impressive 3-0 defeat of Madagascar in the semi-final on Friday in Botswana.
Following their two-all draw with Lesotho and a two-nil victory over South Africa in Group B, the Namibians came into their semi-final clash against the islanders on high confidence. But the two teams weighted themselves well in 77 minutes of pay with either sides really creating clear-cut goal scoring opportunities.