U/20 in FESA Tournament

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The national under-20 side will be doing duty at the youth tournament which starts on 26 August to 28 and will see Namibia face off against Congo DR, Congo Brazzaville and host Angola in the mini-league format in Cabinda.

The tournament known as the Eduardo dos Santos Foundation (FESA) youth tournament will be staged to celebrate 69th anniversary of its patron and Angolan president José Eduardo dos Santos.

New Blood Warriors called up to face Gambia


The pride of the nation, the Brave Warriors comes to camp to prepare for the final AFCON 2012 qualifier match against Gambia on September 3 in Windhoek at the Independence Stadium.

Coach Brain Isaacs this week released a list of 25 players who reports for camp at Soccer House on Sunday, 28 August for a training camp.

Poly wins, JS Academy held

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Local women football powerhouse, Okahandja Beauties thrashed rookies Challengers 28-0 to keep close taps on log-leaders JS Academy who were held by 21 BDE United over the weekend.

Bouncing back from a 2-1 defeat by JS Academy other previous weekend, beauties bounced back to record a 28-0 victory over new comers Challengers at the El Dorado Secondary School.

Beauties were buoyed by the return of their two influential players Tomalina Adams and Mammie “Kasaona, who will leave for Germany on a one year contract in October after impressing during trials in that country.

Referees can get better

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The Namibian referees can improve if they continue to work hard and commit themselves to understanding of the rules of the game and fitness.

These were the observations made by the FIFA Regional Development Officer Carlos Henriques after a week-long elite referees course held at Soccer House.

Admin & Man Courses Postponed


The Namibia Football Association (NFA) education courses in Management and Sport medicines are postponed.

The courses in administration and management which were initially scheduled for Otjiwarongo and Mariental this month are amongst those postponed, with a new date to be confirmed and communicated as soon as possible.

According to the NFA Education officer Timothy Tjongarero, the postponements were necessitated by various issues that were beyond the organizers control, but reiterated that these courses will indeed be held.

WSL Leaders loses Coach Zimmer

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NFA Women Super League leaders JS Academy will have to find a coach replacement soon following the departure of Jerry Zimmer to Namibia Premier League outfit Civics recently.

After beating archrivals Okahandja beauties over the weekend, JS Academy hold onto the top spot with nine points but will have to do without their coach Jerry Zimmer who has left them to join the men’s Premiership football club.

Khomasdal Academy wins Khomas U/17

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The Khomas/YDF U/17 league was concluded on Sunday afternoon with Khomasdal Football Academy (KFA)FC crowned champions. Spartans FC finished second and Invincible FC third.

Wendell Rudath Player of the Season of Khomasdal Football Academy is one for the future as Youth Developmet Through Football (YDF) Exco Isak Hamata hails him.

"The boy has speed, can shoot, can head and can run into space like a pro. He is surely one we must take good care of, provided of course is he not swallowed into the disturbing habits of drinking, smoking and drugs. And of course girls."

Women Super League Continues


The JS Academy and UNAM Bokkies recorded victories in the only matches of the NFA Women’s Super League (WSL) played at El Dorado secondary school on Saturday.

In the first game of the day at the venue in Khomasdal, it was an expected encounter between Jacqui Shipanga’s Academy against OKahandja Beauties, also owned by Shipanga and in the end the Academy recorded a 2-1 victory over their peers.

JS Academy’s goal came from Meldred Lijamba and Vistorina Shangula, while Kleintjie Fredericks scored for Beauties, past keeper Novata Paulus.

Thank you!

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The NFA would like to thank the nation, particularly those who made it to the Sam Nujoma Stadium and our proud sponsors Tafel Lager, and witnessed the Brave Warriors B team beat South Africa under-23 1-0.

The support showed on Wednesday 10 August was indeed appreciated and surely spurred the players on to ensure that they didn't disappoint.

The NFA believe and trust that the national teams will be supported always by all Namibians and will do the best to ensure that you get to smile on your way back home.

Referees Refresher Course Starts

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The Namibia Football Association will be holding the Elite Referees and Assessors Refresher Course at Soccer House this week with 35 referees expected to attend.

According to the National Referees Committee chairman Rudolph Mupiri the week starting Monday 15 August will see the referees starting off with a physical fitness test.

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