NFA Executive Member Dawid Goagoseb have called on participants at the Referee Refresher Course underway at Soccer house to learn as much as they can.
Speaking at the ongoing of the course on Monday at soccer house Goagoseb who is also chairperson of the Khomas football region called on the 27 participants to fully participate in all activities expected of them during the week-long course as that will ensure that the game of football becomes better.
NB: Please be informed that the the Referees Refresher course that was scheduled for the football for Hope Center in Katutura will now take place at Soccer House.
The NFA National Referees Committee will be hosting a week-long FIFA/CAF Elite Referees Refresher Course in Windhoek, starting Monday, to be facilitated by amongst others former South Africa referee legend Ian McLeod.
The Namibia delegates at the 2010 Fifa World Cup symposium held last week in Cairo hails it as necessary and a great success.
According to the Technical Director of the Namibia Football Association Klaus Staerk, the symposium held on October 13-15 was “very interesting “as it brought together various football specialists who shared ideas with the rest of the fifty-three member association of CAF.
The Namibia Football Association will hold their elective Congress in October, following decisions taken at the NFA Executive Committee meeting that took place on the side of the Football Administration and Management seminar held over the weekend.
The Course held at the Midgard Country Estate introduced participants to the latest development programmes of the Association and how to deal with Finances and also covered issues of marketing, events management and competitions.
The Namibia Football Association will host a conference to launch the establishment of Coaches Association in Namibia.
This according to the chief organizer of the event, NFA Technical Director Klaus Staerk, the establishment of such a body will enable coaches to have their interests addressed and have better representation at various platforms.
“We are hoping for a big turn out from all invited coaches to attend and that it will be a success in as far as formation of this association is concerned” said Staerk.
Brave Gladiators coach Jacqueline Shipanga will offer her technical skills on the game as part of the FIFA technical Study Group at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup which will be held in Trinidad and Tobago from September 5–25.
Sixteen teams, comprising representatives from all six confederations, will take part in the final competition, in which Trinidad and Tobago has a guaranteed place as the host nation.
Ghana, South Africa and Nigeria will represent Africa at the championship that will be played in five cities.