Namibia Beat SA

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Tura Magic midfielder Neville Tjiueza gave Namibia a 1-0 victory over South Africa on Wednesday night at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.

The match played in front of a passionate crowd saw the Brave Warriors B team take on South Africa under-23 and after closely contested first half, it was midfielder Tjiueza who found space at the far post to head home the only goal of the match from a well taken corner kick, seven minutes into the second half.

Warriors B host SA U/23

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Following their recent great showing in Ghana, the national development side Brave Warriors B will host South Africa under-23 side on Wednesday night at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.

The young Warriors had a very successful three-weeks training camp in Ghana where they did not lose any of their matches which included facing a Togo under-20 side, Berekum Chelsea and the Dwarfs FC.

Warriors B returns to Face SA

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The national development side Brave Warriors B capped of a great West African tour with 1-0 victory at Dwarfs FC in Sekondi, Ghana on Tuesday.

The young warriors won the match courtesy of well taken goal by midfielder Neville Tjiueza to round off a memorable and positive three-week tour in Ghana.

“The team have overall behaved exemplary and have been great ambassadors for Namibia and we are excited about the outcome and how the team has responded to various oppositions and going forward, these lads are the future indeed” said Jakes Amaning from Accra.

NPL at Soccer House, FIFA’s Bruscoli Visit

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The Namibia Premier League (NPL) has finally moved back into Soccer House this week, a move welcomed by the Namibia Football Association (NFA).

NFA’s Barry Rukoro revealed that the NPL have indeed moved into Soccer House as was expected and that they were pleased to have them over.

“They were here before and they are back, they are always welcome as this is the football House and we are family”.

Rukoro added that, the latest development with go as long way to reassure the unity in local football and again reiterate the importance of tolerance and understanding within football.

Urikhob & Ikua Destroys Togo

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Namibian developmental side continues to impress in Ghana as they overpowered Togo under-20 side 2-0 on Monday afternoon thanks to goals by Sydney Urikhob and Ikuaterua Tjozongoro.

The match initially billed for Saturday afternoon, was moved to Monday due to administrative issues and the Ricardo Mannetti and Bernard Kaanjuka charges displayed once again great qualities in the match in Accra.

According to the Team Manager in Ghana Jakes Amaning, the team started off well and it was in the fifth minute that captain Sidney Urikhob got the lead for the Namibians.

Warriors B to play South Africa

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The national development soccer team’s match against Togo was postponed to Monday afternoon due to administrative issues with the Togo team.

According to Namibia’s Team manager Jakes Amaning, the match which was due to be played at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra on Saturday was moved due to a request from the Togo officials on Friday.

“Friday night, Togo informed us that they cannot make it on time for the match on Saturday afternoon in Accra and thus requested to play on Monday. Our technical team have agreed to play on Monday and that match will be at one o’clock Namibian time”.

NFA Admin & Man Course Ends

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The NFA High Level Administration & Management Course concluded on Friday at Soccer House on Friday.

Croocks Nunuheb, the Chairman of Omaheke region presided o at the event and urged the participants to spread the gospel of football administration and management to all the corners as well as motivating the participants to protect the values and goodwill of our game.

“We as a football association are doing our part to provide continual education and training opportunities also adding to the Vision 2030 in terms of capacity building".

Warriors pitted against Djibouti

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The Brave Warriors will start their 2014 Brazil World Cup dream against Djibouti as the preliminary knock out matches’ start in November 2011.

The draw conducted by Brazil current and former football greats and witnessed by NFA's Tim Isaacs in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, provided that Namibia play the first leg in Djibouti City and the second leg to be played in Windhoek between 11 and 15 November 2011.

There will be 12 knockout matches at this stage with the 12 winners joining the remaining 28 CAF entrants in the second round, which will consist of 10 groups of four countries.

Women Super League Kicks off

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The Namibia football Association (NFA) Women Super League will start in earnest on Saturday, July 30 with six teams competing in the inaugural season.

According to the NFA Women Desk, the six teams will be involved in five rounds of football to ensure more action in the league which will end on 9 June 2012.

The participating teams are: Okahandja Beauties - who won the last Women National Championships played in 2009, Challengers FC, NDF Cheetahs, JS Academy, Unam Bokkies and Poly Babes.

YDF-KHOMAS Under-17 KNOCKOUT CUP

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The first-ever YDF-Khomas Region Under-17 Cup will be played at Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday and Sunday. The draw for this tournament, organized jointly by the Youth Development through Football (YDF) and the Khomas Football Region, took place at Soccer House on Wednesday night.

The knock out rounds are all scheduled for Saturday at the Sam Nujoma A and B fields while the semis and final matches will be played on Sunday at the Sam Nujoma A field (astro turf).

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