Namibia finishes third at U-17 Meeting

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Westphalia beat South Afrcia 4-3 to win the Namibia Three-Nations undr-17 tournament at the Khuisebmond Stadium in Walvis Bay.

The two sides meet in the final match of the competition on Easter Monday and the visiting German side Westphalia were leading 3-0 at halftime.

However in the second half, the South Afrcia came back strongly and managed to get three goals of their own, while Westphalia also added a fourth goal to take honors, 4-3.

Erongo wins Namibian Cup


Player of the Series Mapenzi Muwaenei inspired Erongo to a 2-0 victory over Oshana on Easter Monday at the Keetmanshoop Stadium.

The two sides met in the final match following 1-0 over Khomas for Erongo and a 3-0 win over Kavango for Oshana in the seminal of the Winners Section.

The match played in front of expectant crowd, which included Sport and Culture deputy Minister Pohamba Shifeta, the Governor of the Karas Region Clinton Swartbooi and his counterpart from Erongo Kleophas Mutjavikua, got off to frantic start as both sides looked for that all important early goal.

Erongo meet Oshana as Omusati face Otjozondjupa


The Erongo and Oshana regions will meet in the final match of the 12the edition of the Namibia Newspaper Cup at the Keetmanshoop Stadium on Easter Monday.

The two sides made sure of their berths in the Winners Section final match to be played at 14h00 with Erongo edging out the defending champions Khomas 1-0 via a great goal by Ananias Kleophas midway the first half.

Khomas on course as Oshana crush Omaheke


Captain Warren Pofander scored four goals as the host redeemed themselves with a comprehensive 6-0 win over Caprivi in the Losers Section last eight, while defending champions Khomas edged out Oshikoto 5-3 on penalties to reach the Namibian Newspaper Cup semi-finals.

Following their disappointing 1-0 defeat to the oshikoto region in the opening match on Good Day, the host Karas region bounced back with aplomb to best the Caprivi Region 6-0 in the first match of the second day at the Keetmanshoop Sports Stadium as they meet in the Losers Section.

Mixed results for Nam at U17 Tourney

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Namibia national under-17 side lost 1-0 to Westphalia as the visitors had their striker’s leg broken at the Khuisebmond Stadium in Walvis Bay on Friday.

In their second match of the Three-Nations Tournament, Namibia suffered their first loss of the competition as they conceded a seventh minute penalty after a wild challenge by their keeper Donovan Geingub on a Westphalia striker that left the latter with a broken leg and a red card for the former.

According to Namibia head coach Timo Tjongarero, the incident was unfortunate and all the players were emotional about it.

Karas out, Erongo escape thriller

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The 12 edition of the Namibian Youth Cup got underway at the Keetmanshoop Sports stadium on Friday and produced some early upsets.

The host region, Karas, hosting the competition for the second time, squared off against Oshikoto region in the first match of Day-One and they dominated most of the play in the first half but had no goal to show for their enterprising efforts.

Namibia in U/17 Four Nations Tourney

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Namibia will be hosting Zambia, South Africa and Westphalia in a four nations under-17 tournament at Walvis Bay over the Easter break.

The under-17 tournament will be played over at the Khuisebmond Stadium from 5 to 9 April and will provide youngsters with a great chance to prove themselves on the international arena.

According to Namibian national team assistant coach Gerald Guther, his team is geared up.

“ It will be a great chance for the boys to lift their game and playing against these country will be self-encouraging for our players”, Guther said.

Warriors to grace youth cup at Keetmanshoop


The Brave Warriors will be in action at the 12th edition of the annual Namibian newspaper Cup which will be held at Keetmanshoop Sports Stadium in the Karas region over the Easter Break.

The team that was called up this week includes most of the players that interim coach Bernard Kaanjuka have started with since taking over from Brain Isaacs about six months ago.

Top local Coaches receives CAF licenses


The Namibia football Association (NFA) will on Friday award the top coaches with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) B and C Licenses.

According to the NFA technical Director Klaus Staerk, it is imperative for any country to have recognized and assessed coaches as they are responsible for shaping the futures of many young people.

Karas face Oshikoto in The Namibian Newspaper Cup opener


The 2012 Host of the annual Namibian Newspaper Cup, Karas Region will face Oshikoto in the opening match of the 12 edition of the Cup with the winner set to play the defending champions Khomas in the quarterfinals at the Keetmanshoop Sports Stadium.

This was revealed at the draw held at Soccer House on Monday morning as the Competition was launched in its 12 year and will be played from 6 to 9 April in Keetmanshoop.

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