Warriors crash Djibouti


Rudolph Bester scored twice in the Warriors 4-0 drubbing of Djibouti on Friday afternoon in Djibouti City.

The Brave Warriors played Djibouti in the 2014 Brazil World Cup preliminary knock out match first leg and Bester scored the first goal in the first half.

In the second half, Lazarus Kaimbi scored the second goal with Bester adding the third while Sydney Urikhob scored the fourth goal to seal a comfortably four-nil win for Bernard Kaanjuka charges ahead of their return leg match in Windhoek on Tuesday night.

462 Graduates from 11 for Health


It was all glitz and glamour as 440 learners and 22 teachers from Windhoek’s eleven selected schools graduated at the Immanuel Shifidi High School.

The FIFA delegation comprising of Doctor Collin Fuller, Professor Jiri Dvorak and Dr Astrid Junge oversaw the proceedings, much to the fanfare at the venue.

The ceremony was also attended by the honorable Minister of Education Abraham Iyambo.

The learners came from the following primary schools: St. Barnabas, Eros, Bet-El, Augheikas, Mandume, Tobias Hainyeko, Aupa Indongo, Marthi Athisarri, Moses van der Byl and Michelle Mclean.

CAF/NFA C License course completed

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF)/Namibia Football Association (NFA) C License Coaching Course concluded last week at Soccer House.

Altogether 29 participants took part in the three weeks course that was conducted by various experts including Klaus Staerk, Willem Kapukare, Dr Gerson Kandjii and nutritionist Abisai Nangolo, Boy-Boy Ndjadhila and Barry Rukoro.

The participants were introduced to the NFA and CAF Licensing systems and major trends in professional football and consequence for youth training.

Warriors departs for Djibouti

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Brave Warriors coach has selected his 18-men squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Preliminary round fixture, away to Djibouti on Friday, 11 November.

Kaanjuka on Wednesday said that his team was mentally fit and ready to challenge Djibouti and them we all focused on the job at hand.

“We have to get a good result away from home and that is what we are striving for. It’s not easy but we believe in our abilities and the players have been showing great signs of hunger and it is time to two again”.

FIFA Heath holds Graduation

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More than 400 learners from Windhoek will on Friday graduate at the I. Shifidi Secondary School from the FIFA are Eleven for Health Pilot project as FIFA plans to expand the programme countrywide.

The FIFA delegation comprising of Doctor Collin Fuller, professor Jiri Dvorak and Dr Astrid Junge arrived in Namibia on Wednesday to witness and facilitate the graduation ceremony of 440 learners from 11 Windhoek schools that were part of the pilot project of the programe, FIFA 11 for Health initiative.

NFA gets Hearing at CAF

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The Namibia Football Association (NFA) will be represented by a three-man delegation at their CAF appeal hearing on Tuesday, 15 November over the recent CAF decision to dismiss the dispute regarding the eligibility of Burkina Faso player Hervé Zengue.

According to the NFA Secretary General Barry Rukoro the team comprising of himself, President John Muinjo and legal consultant Shafimana Ueitele will depart for Cairo on Sunday and are confident of coming out victory in the case.

NFA and Stars make up

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The Namibia football Association and the Namibia Premier League member African Stars this week met and discussed the unfortunate turns of events following the withdrawal of three of African Stars players from the Brave Warriors team that played Lesotho on Monday night.

The two institutions deliberated on issues that may have brought about the standoff between the Club (Stars) and the Mother body (NFA) and in the end agreed amicably.

Warriors prepares for Djibouti

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The Brave Warriors starts with their 2014 World Cup qualifiers preparation in earnest on Monday as Coach Benard Kaanjuka called up 23 players.

The Warriors played to a goalless draw this week against Lesotho as both sides prepare for the curial 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers matches. Namibia will be playing Djibouti at the Gouled Stadium in Djibouti City on 11 November with the return leg slated for the Windhoek’s Independence Stadium on Tuesday 15 November.

Warriors held by Lesotho


The Brave Warriors played to a goalless draw with visitors Lesotho on Monday night at the Independence Stadium.

In the match in which acting coach Bernard Kaanjuka fielded local-based players, the two sides evenly contested possession through the match with scoring chances few and far between and it was not surprisingly that the match ended in goalless draw.

Black Africa goalkeeper Arnold Subeb started for the Warriors for the first time in a long time and was impressive through the night.

NFA appeals CAF Decision

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The Namibia Football Association (NFA) has expressed their shock and dismay at the CAF decision to dismiss the dispute regarding the eligibility of Burkina Faso player Hervé Zengue.

According to the NFA president John Muinjo, the Football Association have appealed the decision taken by CAF to dismiss the protest over Cameroonian-born Hervé Zengue, who featured for Burkina Faso’s home and away ties against Namibia in the 2012 African nations Cup qualifiers, which the latter both lost.

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