Youngsters Impress in Germany

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The Namibian Youth team that is touring Germany has recorded a victory in their first match are due to play this afternoon their second game.

According to Team manager Roger Kambatuku, the team that is touring the Westphalia region since May 29 to June 14 have settled in well and the camp is going according to plan.

“We arrived here well and the guys are well behaved and the host has been very welcoming. On the pitch of play, the guys are pushing very well as and from the first game they played they really showed some class”.

Warriors loses to Burkina Faso

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Namibia suffered a heavy 4-1 home defeat to Burkina Faso, to all but dent their 2012 AFCON qualification, with the Stallions set for qualification for the Gabon/Equatorial Guinea Showpiece.

The match, played on Saturday afternoon in Windhoek, saw Burkina Faso score their first through Abdul Razak Traore in the 13th minute after he pounced onto a loose ball after a well orchestrated move by the visitors.

Namibia tried to create changes of their own, but their final ball was disappointing at times as Burkina Faso enjoyed majority of possession as the half worn on.

Namibia host Burkina Faso

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Namibia and Burkina Faso meet in Windhoek on Saturday for the return match of their Group F 2012 AFCON qualifier with pride and glory at stake.

For the host Namibia, the match presents them with an opportunity to play well for their public with nothing less than victory expected of the Brian Isaacs coached team, who will be without venerated captain Collin Benjamin (suspended), who recently ended a 10-year spell with German giants Hamburg SV.

New under-20 Stars in Germany

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The Namibia-Germany government relationship continues to bear fruits as a Namibia junior soccer team starts their training camp in Westphalia this week.

The Ministry of Youth, Sport and National Services together with the Namibia Football Association have selected 20 young players that will be in Germany from 29 May to 14 June in a training camp in the region of Westphalia, Germany.

Arrows FC wins leo NFA Cup

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Eleven Arrows FC are winners of the leo Namibia Football Association (NFA) Cup after beating Civics FC Civics 2-0 on Saturday with goals from Dumisa Jantze and Freedom Puriza at Walvis Bay.

Arrows reached their second final in the last three years and this time around, under the tutelage of former Namibia mercurial midfielder Johannes Congo Hindjou, secured their first NFA Cup victory since independence.

Arrows took the lead after four minutes of action with Dumisa Jantze sending in a corner which was cleared back to him, before curling his shot into the far corner of the net.

Women Team Tour Germany

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The Namibia Football Association women select team will depart for their Germany- tour on June 18, with a fairly young team.

According to national team coach Jacqueline Shipanga, the trip is an opportunity for the youngsters to showcase their potential to possible scouts from various clubs abroad - these players include the likes of Kleintjie Fredericks, Juliana Skrywer, Shirley Cloete and Tomalina Adams and others.

Leo NFA Cup final in Khuisebmund

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It is all set for the final match of the Leo NFA Cup as Eleven Arrows and Civics battle out for the ultimate prize at the Khuisebmund Stadium in Walvis Bay on Saturday.

The two sides’ clash in the final after Arrows downed Orlando Pirates 1-0 and Civics defeated Black Africa 2-1 in the semifinals played in Windhoek recently, to all but book for a 15h00-kickoff time date in the final match of the Leo NFA cup.

Warriors squad for Burkina Faso clash

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Namibia coach Brain Isaacs have called up a strong 29-men squad for the Braves Warriors return 2012 Orange African Nations Cup crucial qualifier against Burkina Faso early next month.

The squad which was released on Friday with the training camp due to start on Tuesday, 24 May in Windhoek, Namibia Capital, where the match will be played.

Galz & Goals healthy Lifestyle Workshop

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The NFA Galz & Goals initiative will be hosting a four day healthy lifestyle workshop for 40 coaches from all across Namibia next week.

The workshop Kicking AIDS Out! Peer Leadership, will bring together forty NFA Galz & Goals coaches from six regions across Namibia are gathering in Windhoek from the 26th to the 29th of May.

The focus of the educational event is to provide a re-fresher course on the healthy lifestyles component of the football development initiative where coaches can act as positive role models within the communities in which they work.

NFA Sport Medicine Course Next week

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The Namibia Football Association will start with player’s health programs as the Introductory Sports medicine Course commences in Windhoek next week.

The Introductory Sport Medicine Course will be the first of the two players health courses schedule for this year and will run for three day starting Tuesday, 24 to Thursday 26 May 2011 in Windhoek at Soccer House and will be facilitated by Brave Warriors Team Doctor, Gerson Kandjii.

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