Admin course underway in Gobabis


The Namibia Football Association Administration and Management courses got underway on Wednesday with a three-day Intermediate course at Gobabis.

The course, conducted by NFA Secretary General Barry Rukoro, who is also a FIFA-accredited Administration Instructor, runs from 8 to 10 June at Gobabis and brings together 20 participants from the Omaheke region.

The program in Gobabis will explore issues of club management, the NFA statutes, setting up of effective regional structures, marketing and competitions management.

Isaacs to attend CHAN Symposium

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will host the first Symposium for the analysis of the second CHAN that took place in Sudan early this year.

The symposium, will be held in Cairo , Egypt from 12 to 14 June 2011 and will be attended by technical members of the Confederation as each National Association ,is expected to send down two representatives, preferably their National team head Coach and the National Youth team head Coach of the /Association federation who are still active.

Shipanga and Co teaches for CAF

CAF Coaching Instructor Jacqueline Shipanga returns from Ethiopia this week after successfully conducting a CAF Instructors course for Anglophone women coaches in Addis Ababa.

Shipanga, national coach of the women soccer team, conducted the course together with CAF Technical and Development Director Abdel Moneim Hussein, Fran Hilton Smith- Technical Director of South Africa Women's Football and Uche Ucheria, head Coach of Nigeria Super Flacons.

Youngsters Impress in Germany


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


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


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


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.

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