Unlucky Warriors held by Liberia

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The Brave Warriors played to goalless draw against Liberia on Saturday evening to all but bow out of the 2013 CAF AFCON qualifiers 1-0 on aggregate.

After a fairly contested 30 minutes the first half somewhat came to live in the last fifteen minutes as Namibia’s Da Costa Angula attacked a floated cross by Willy Stephanus to head wide, while Heinrich Isaacks too had a chance to put his side ahead.

Warriors in town ahead of Liberia clash

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Ahead of their crucial 2013 AFCON qualifier against Liberia on Saturday, the Brave Warriors squad will take time out from their normal training schedule on Friday afternoon to grace Windhoek’s City Centre.

The team will be in town between the hours of 12h00 and 14h00 on Friday afternoon (15 June 2012) in the vicinity of Windhoek City’s Wernhill Park, Post Street Mall and Zoo Park, greeting the public and signing autographs.

Beauties and UNAM Clash in Super League


The NFA Women Super League resumes on Sunday as Okahandja Beauties take on UNAM Bokkies and Challengers face 21 BG United at the NFA Technical Centre.

Second-placed Beauties will entertain UNAM Bokkies, fourth on the six-team table at 10h30 on Sunday while bottom of the table, Challengers FC will take on fifth-placed 21 BG United at 12h10 at the same venue.

We can get the goals against Liberia- Kaanjuka


Brave Warriors coach Bernard Kaanjuka reckons it will not difficult for Namibia to get the goals they need to progress in the 2013 CAF AFCON race as they host Liberia on Saturday.

Speaking at the Warriors training session this week the coach said his charges were ready to inflict the “20th consecutive away” on Liberia who are bad travellers.

“They have played 19 games away thus far since 2002 and they have lost all 19 during that period up to now and we are ready to make it 20,” said Kaanjuka.

SPAR/NFA Galz and Goals off to great start

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The SPAR/NFA Galz and Goals Youth Leagues continue on Friday with action from round two of the under-13 and under-15 leagues.

On Friday at the NFA Technical Centre, the under-13 league will start at 14h00 as Emma Primary School takes on Pumpkins and 25 minutes later Maarti Arthisari Primary School play Khomasdal Primary , both games at the A field.

In other selected matches, Steenkamp will play H. Gmeiner, Namutoni will face Bethold Himumuine Primary School and Auas Primary will square off against People’s primary School.

Women Youth team tours Germany

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The national women youth team will be touring Germany from next week and Jacqueline Shipanga is pleased with the development phases ain women football.

The head coach of the national women football Jacquie Shipanga said the 18 players selected from the NFA Women Elite players programme will be in Germany’s Westphalia region for two weeks on a training camp aimed at exposing them to international football at an early age.

We are getting there- Isaacks


The Brave Warriors will have to use their 1-0 victory over Kenya as the stepping stone to greater heights as they host Liberia with a goal deficit.

These were the sentiments of attacking midfielder Heinrich Isaacks ahead of the crucial 2013 CAF AFCON preliminary round return leg on Saturday at the Windhoek’s Independence Stadium.

Isaacks believes after performance against Nigeria and Kenya recently in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, losing 1-0 and winning 1-0 respectively, the Brave Warriors will have to emulate those displays and get the desired results against Liberia.

Keep supporting: Ketjijere


After beating Kenya 1-0 in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers last weekend, the Brave warriors will be hosting Liberia in the 2013 CAF AFCON qualifiers match on Saturday, 16 June.

The match will be played at the Windhoek Independence Stadium with kickoff set for 18h00 and match tickets are selling for N$ 30 each at Compu-ticket at Shoprite and Checkers countrywide, as well as the NFA Soccer House.

The NFA hereby is appealing to football fans and supporters to purchase their tickets in advance as there will be no tickets sold at the gates on match day.

Tjongarero facilitates FIFA Health in Tanzania


Namibia only Project Instructor the FIFA 11 for Health Programme, Timothy Tjongarero is in Tanzania facilitating the pilot study course for the programme in that country.

Tjongarero who left for Dar es Salaam on Sunday as part of the FIFA team said the course started on Monday 11 June and will end on Friday.

Shipanga: The Challenges are overwhelming

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In March, the FIFA headquarters in Zurich became the focal point of women’s football. Both current and former national team head coaches travelled to the Swiss city in order to participate in a women’s football coaching seminar. Three male and 29 female coaches took part in the event aimed specifically at training coaches in the women’s game. Jacqueline Shipanga was one of them.

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