Kaanjuka ready for Lesotho

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With the Brave Warriors hosting Lesotho on Monday night , coach Bernard Kaanjuka relish the opportunity to build a strong foundation for his tenure as he looks ahead to the 2014 World Cup qualifiers.

Speaking to nfa.org.na ahead of the encounter against Lesotho on Monday night at the independence Stadium in Windhoek, the acting coach expressed his desire to do well in his first official match in charge at the helm of the senior national team.

FIFA Health Initiative Pass

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Following the successful implementation of the FIFA 11 for Health initiative, stakeholders are ready to take it to all corners of Namibia.

This is based on the response that the Namibia football Association got on the pilot project which focused on 11 schools in Windhoek.

According to the NFA’s master coach for the project Timothy Tjongarero, the project started off well in Windhoek and the response from those invited has been commendable.

Top 18 coaches invited for CAF B License Course

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The Namibia Football Association has invited extinguished local coaches to attend the CAF B License course starting Friday at Soccer House.

According to the NFA Education Officer Timothy Tjongarero, the invited participants will be expected to do an oral exam and a practical one on Saturday and Tuesday respectively and based on their evaluation, can be granted with CAF B licenses.

CAF/NFA Coaching Course underway

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The Confederation of African Football Association (CAF)/Namibia Football Association (NFA) C Licence Coaching Course is underway at NFA Soccer House with 28 participants in attendance.

The course will run for three weeks and see some participants that took part in the NFA C Licence course earlier this year and other eligible individuals.

The course, conducted by Klaus Staerk and Willem Kapukare, have introduced participants to the NFA and CAF Licensing systems and major trends in professional football and consequence for youth training.

Namibia play Botswana on Saturday

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The Namibia Football Association will be hosting a Bi-Nations under-16 girl’s championship on Saturday as Botswana visits Namibia at the NFA Technical Centre.

According to national team coach Jacqui Shipanga, the championship will be used by the national team selectors to select Namibia’ s under -17 team that will compete in 2012 FIFA women undr-17 world cup qualifiers next year.

Eenhana Galz & Goals festival attracts over 400

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The NFA Galz & Goals initiative in partnership with UNICEF and SCORE Namibia witnessed overwhelming success over the weekend as they introduced their innovative girl’s football program to the Ohangwena region, Eenhana.

Warriors Squad for Lesotho Friendly on October 31

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The national senior soccer side, the Brave Warriors will host Lesotho in an international friendly match on Monday, 31 October at the Independence Stadium.

The match to be the first of recently appointed acting coach Bernard Kaanjuka tenure will be played at 20h00 at the Windhoek’s Independence Stadium, the NFA has confirmed.

Kaanjuka last week confirmed that only local-based players will be used in the Lesotho match owing to the fact that the date is not FIFA International date and thus foreign clubs will not be willing to release players.

Kaanjuka speaks his mind

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Following his recent appointment as acting coach of the national senior soccer team the Brave Warriors, Bernard Kaanjuka speaks to nfa.org.na about the position and his plans for the team to impress in the future.

nfa.org.na: Coach congratulations on your appointment and how have you taken the position?

Gladiators to face Ghana in U/20 World Cup

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The National women under-20 side will have to negotiate their way past Ghana in the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup first hurdle.

This follows the draw for the African qualifiers this week for the 7th edition of the tournament from 18 August to 9 September 2012 which will see sixteen teams, comprising representatives from all six confederations represented.

Namibia’s first assignment will be away to Accra on 18 February 2012 with the return leg in Windhoek scheduled for 3 March 2012.

HAIKALI goes for FIFA Certificate in Sport Management

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FUTURO III Regional Instructor in administration and Management Mathew Haikali, has been accepted to attend the 2011 edition of the FIFA/CIES/NMMU Certificate in Sport Management at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa which commences on the 3 Oct 2011.

Haikali, a FIFA accredited instructor in administration and management has been accepted for the 2011 after having gone through an interviewing process.

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