Rukoro Passes FIFA Test

Barry Rukoro

Namibia Football Association Secretary General Barry Rukoro is now a FIFA accredited Administration and management Instructor, following his successful completion of the FUTURO III Course last year.

Rukoro was part of the group of prospective regional instructors in the FUTURO III course that was held on November 22 to 26 in Windhoek and the latest reports from FIFA”s Technical office, that also includes his Certificate states that “FIFA is pleased to inform you that after a detailed evaluation and internal discussions at FIFA, you are have successfully completed the FUTURO III Course in Administration and management”.

Namibia loses to Malawi

Windhoek- Namibia ‘s Brave Warriors were narrowly beaten 2-1 by Malawi in International friendly match played at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Wednesday night.

In the first game under the management of care-take coach Brian Isaacs, the home team got on the score sheet first as Germany –based striker Wilko Risser gave the Brave Warriors the lead on 35 minutes, for a joyous celebration from the players and the crowd, that braved the downpours on the night.

The Malawians, coached by Kinna Phiri had other ideas and got their equalizer just before halftime through Peter Wadabwa.

Isaacs Announces team to face Malawi

The Tafel lager Brave Warriors squad to face Malawi on Wednesday night was revealed on Monday morning with coach Brain Isaacs announcing the last 22 men for the Friendly match.

At the occasion used also to reveal the new agreement between the NFA and their technical suppliers PUMA, coach Brain Isaacs used the opportunity to release to the media his last 22 men squad for the international friendly match against the Flames of Malawi at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Wednesday, 20h00.

NFA & PUMA Extends Contract

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The Namibia Football Association today extended their relationship with sporting brand Puma in Windhoek which will see all national teams under the FA donning the brand for the next three years.

The special ceremony took place at Safari Hotel and Conference Center on Monday morning in the presence of the media and the Tafel Lager Brave Warriors players who will feature in the International friendly match against Malawi on Wednesday night at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.

NFA Cup last 16 Decided with heavy scores

It was goals galore in the Leo NFA cup last 32 rounds as three Premiership clubs felt out over the weekend
The biggest winners of the round are Black Africa who trounced Black Buffaloes 13-0 at Otjiwarongo on Sunday and Ramblers scored 10 unanswered goals against Black Africa Warriors on Saturday at the Mokati Stadium as well.

Also at Otjiwarongo, Eleven Arrows thrashed Volcano 7-0 and Orlando Pirates sailed to a 3-0 victory over United Stars. Civics also booked their place in the last 16 with a hard-fought 2-0 win over UNAM Ogongo and Pescanova beat Friends 7-4 to advance as well.

The Cup of Dreams, leo NFA Cup

The annual Namibia Football Association Cup, the Leo NFA Cup returns this weekend with the last 32 clubs gunning for glory in the lucrative competition.

The flagship competition of the FA will see action at Otjiwarongo’s Mokati Stadium and the Windhoek’s Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday and Sunday with mouth-watering encounters on the cards.

Gladiators Scrape through

The national women football side, the Brave Gladiators advanced to the next stage of the 2012 London Olympic Games with a goalless draw against Angola over the weekend in Windhoek.

The Namibians came into the match as favorites to go through after playing to a two-all draw in Luanda a fortnight ago, and in a soaked game at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday, the Gladiators held their nerves to go through.

It was wet and rainy condition at the stadium and the Astroturf playing pitch did not help matters either.

NFA coaching Course on the way

Capacity building remains a priority at the Namibia football Association as the annual coaching courses kick-off in earnest.

The introductory coaching will be held at four major towns representing all four counters of the country starting from the 14 of February in Windhoek.

According to the NFA Education Officer Timothy Tjongarero the coaching course are aligned to bring basics coaching knowledge to aspiring coaches and it just a beginning.

Gladiators Scrape through

The national women football side, the Brave Gladiators advanced to the next stage of the 2012 London Olympic Games with a goalless draw against Angola over the weekend in Windhoek.

The Namibians came into the match as favorites to go through after playing to a two-all draw in Luanda a fortnight ago, and in a soaked game at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday, the Gladiators held their nerves to go through.

It was wet and rainy condition at the stadium and the Astroturf playing pitch did not help matters either.

The Tafel Lager Brave Warriors Team International Friendly Match 9 February 2011 Windhoek, Namibia

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.

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