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.

Football for Health: All Systems Go

FIFA pronounced their gratitude to the Namibian government for its commitment to the implementation of the Football for Health Program in the country.

This was announced by FIFA’s Chief Medical Officer Professor Jiri Dvorak who was in the country for meeting with various stakeholders.

Addressing the media at the Namibia Football Association (NFA) Soccer House on Friday, Prof. Dvorak commended the response he got from the government through the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Heath and the Ministry of Youth and Sport, which he met on Thursday in Windhoek.

leo NFA Cup: Exciting clashes in the last 32

The last 32-draw for the annual leo NFA Cup was conducted at Soccer House on Thursday with two premiership clashes in this round of the competition proper.

The competition in its final third year with the sponsors leo will see defending champions African Stars taking on Tigers FC at the same stage of the competition as their last meeting in the competition which was won by the former.

Another all –Premiership clash will be between Sport Klub Windhoek (SKW) against Blue Waters.

FIFA’s Football for Health Program comes to Namibia

FIFA’s chairman of its Medical Committee Jiri Dvorak lands in Namibia on Thursday for the implementation of the Football for Health program.

The Footfall for Health program is part of the Win in Africa with Africa FIFA iniitative and it educates the youth of Africa in a football environment to improve their knowledge, attitudes, skills and behavior towards different diseases.

Brave Warriors to host Malawi

Brain Isaacs is confident of doing well in his new position as care-taker coach of the national soccer team, the Braver Warriors.

Isaacs who was endorsed as the new coach for the Warriors after an NFA Executive Committee meeting held on 18 December 2010 will face his first task on February 9 as Namibia host Malawi in an international friendly match in Windhoek.

Gladiators draw at Angola in Olympic Qualifier

The national women’s soccer side, the Brave Gladiators recorded an impressive two-all away draw at Angola on Saturday to give them advantage in the second leg to be played on January 29 in Windhoek.

Goals from Tomalina Adams and Juliana Skrywer in the first 30 minutes to ensure a commanding lead for the visitors in Luanda as they start they London 2012 Olympic dream.

Despite the win, the match was marred by what according to the technical team of the Gladiators the fielding of four "male” Players in the Angolan team.

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