We learned a lot in Cairo


The NFA delegation returned home from Cairo, Egypt over the weekend after attending FIFA and CAF workshops related to the 2014 FIFA world cup qualifications procedures.

NFA President John Muinjo attended the FIFA - CAF Match Commissioners workshop and seminar in Cairo as preparations for FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifiers and AFCON 2013 qualifiers intensify.

Nam refs in CAF Confed Cup


Namibian referees continue to officiate in Africa as a Reinhold Shikongo -led quartet leaves for Luanda, Angola on Friday for a 2012 CAF Confederations Cup second round match to be played on Sunday.

Shikongo will be in charge of the match between home side Inter de Luanda against the visiting Sudanese club Alamal Atbara while compatriots- David shaanika will be the first assistant, Benedictus Nashenda the second assistant and Alex Tiyeho will take his position as the fourth official.

Whk United & Ramblers record big wins

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Ramblers thrashed Kaizen Football Academy 9-0 and Windhoek United bounced back to beat Scorpions 7-0 in Round Two of the NFA youth pilot league in Windhoek.

According to the league coordinator Rolf Beiter, Ramblers got their second consecutive win of the season as they trounced Kaizen 9-0 on Saturday afternoon at the NFA Technical Centre, while Tura Magic managed to win 1-0 against the NFA women Development u/15/17 team.

NFA to attend 2014 FIFA World Cup Workshop


A High-powered Namibia Football Association delegation left for Cairo, Egypt on Monday afternoon ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Workshop.

The delegation headed by the FA president John Muinjo will be involved in various workshops aimed at ensuring the optimized smooth and high level administration between FIFA, CAF and local Associations throughout the remainder of the preliminary competition for the 2014 FIFA world Cup to be held in Brazil.

Namibia lose 2-0 to Rwanda


The National under-20s lost 2-0 at home against Rwanda on Saturday afternoon to face an uphill battle of making it through to the next round of the 18th African Youth Championship Qualifiers.

The two sides met at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek and it was the host who had the first initiative as striker Terdius Uiseb saw his shot kiss the cross bar for an early warning of what the Namibians can do on seven minutes.

But against the run of play , Kipson Atuheire was well positioned as he connect with a cross from the left but his header just went wide of Edward Maova’s goal.

We will attack Rwanda-Gomes


The national under-20s will rely on their attacking prowess as they face Rwanda at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Speaking ahead of the 18th African Youth Championship qualifier first leg clash scheduled for 15h00 on Saturday, captain of the team Wangu “Batista” Gomes said his group were ready to take on visitors Rwanda and are awaiting a tough game.

Mannetti’s U20s prepares for Rwanda

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The National under-20 side is preparing to host Rwanda on Saturday in the African Youth Championship qualifiers first leg at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.

The team, under the guardianship of Ricardo Mannetti has been training at the NFA Technical Centre and according to the coach the youngsters are itching to play Rwanda.

SKW and Tura Magic leads in Youth league

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The Namibia Football Association (NFA) under 13 and 15 youth league started last weekend with 13 team divided into two groups.

According to the chairman of the league Rolf Beiter, the league which is played at the NFA Technical Centre got off to a great start.

“The players are enjoying themselves and the coaches, referees and all is very good. We are all looking forward to great days ahead in this league, thanks to the NFA”, Beiter said.

Local Coaches attends CAF/NFA B License Course


A three week- CAF/NFA B License Coaching course starts in Windhoek on Monday with NFA Coaching instructors Timo Tjongarero, Willy Kapukare, Ricardo Mannetti and Klaus Staerk conducting the course.

The first week of the course will see participants taken through coaching techniques, planning of training sessions, Tactics, Sport medicine. Specific tactics will focus on defending, Midfield, attacking and scoring, motivation and communication as well as game analysis.

Youth Football Pilot leagues


Windhoek will be hosting a Pilot youth leagues project starting this weekend as the NFA takes youth football to another level.

According to the Namibia Football Association technical Director Klaus Staerk, Youth football is a primary objective of the FA and his office is mandated with ensuring that structures are in place to streamline youth football and nurture its development.

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