Isaacs for 2014 World Cup draw


Namibia Football Association (NFA) President John Muinjo has delegated National Team Manager, Tim Isaacs to represent the Association and the country at the Preliminary Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Preliminary Draw in Brazil, host of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, is part of a series of activities scheduled to take place on 29 and 30 July 2011. All 208 Member Associations have been invited by FIFA to attend the Preliminary Draw.

Warriors B Continues good show

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The Brave Warriors B team drew 1-1 with Aduana FC with Tigers defender Steven Sabatha scoring for the Namibian last weekend

Before the break, Roger Katjiteo scored a great goal which was however ruled offside by the officials.

The team also got to watch the Ghanaian FA Cup Final which Abedi Pele's first Division side Nania Stars won by beating Asante Kotoko 1-0.

The team also got some morale support from Air Namibia on Monday morning as they were presented with T-shirts by the national airliner.

Admin & Management Course Underway

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Football educational courses are coming thick and fast at Soccer house these days as on Monday, the High Level Administration and Management Course got underway in the capital.

The one-week long course was officially opened by Harry Jahs, the Chairman of Karas football Region and the participants includes the NPL Administrators, First Division League Administrators, Women Football administrators, Clubs' Team Managers as well as Youth Football administrators.

NFA & Shifidi School Cooperate

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The NFA and the Immanuel Shifidi High School last week agreed to work together and as part of the agreement is for the NFA to use the High School Hall during Examinations whenever educational course are talking place at Soccer House, when a need arise for the participants to sit for exams.

In the photo receiving the footballs last week are the Principal of the school, Herman Katjiuongua, with course Instructors, some of the NFA C License participants and the LRC of the school.

NFA C License Course Ends

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The NFA C license coaching course came to end on Friday afternoon with strong emphasis on proper planning and follow-up from the prospective coaches.

The course which started on 11 July saw all the 35 participants receiving their attendance certificates, to confirm their active participation in the rigorous coaching course which was conducted by NFA technical Director Klaus Staerk, former national youth coach Willem Kapukare and Brave Gladiators coach Jacqueline Shipanga at Soccer house in Windhoek.

Warriors B victorious in Ghana

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The national development side, Brave Warriors B has two wins out of two in their West African tour this week, which bode well for the future of the national team.

According to Jakes Amaning, who is the team manager of the touring youthful team, the team settled in well at the Lizzy Sport Complex in Accra last weekend and managed to play against Serve FC, a first division side, whom they walloped 3-0 with goals from the prolific goal-scorer Sydney Urikhob of Ramblers, Rundu Chiefs’ mesmerizing midfielder Petrus Shitembi and Tigers Ananias Junior Gebhardt.

Work resumes on NFA Training Centre


The Namibia Football Association training centre will be usable before the end of the year as construction work next to Soccer House resumes after rain delays.

The NFA Training centre which is being constructed on the land between the Katutura magistrate court and the NFA Soccer House will have its playing surface ready by September, according to NFA’s Titus Kunamwene.

“We are just waiting the arrival of the sand-metric machine which will be used to lay the Astroturf. That part of the work will take about a maximum of fourteen days” Kunamwene explained.

Regions Bids for Namibian Newspaper Cup

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The NFA and the Namibian newspaper cup have agreed to continue the popular Namibian newspaper cup calls for bids for the 13th edition of the Easter weekend tournament.

This year’s edition of the newspaper cup held at Legare Stadium in Gobabis was rumored to be the last that the Namibian funded, but the NFA and that newspaper management recently reached an agreement which will see the competition held in 2012 as well.

The NFA is thus calling upon all 13 football regions to mobilize their towns and bid for the hosting of the tournament next year.

Namibia poised for favourable draw for 2014 World Cup

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Following the Brave Warriors recent 1-0 victory at Malawi last week, the team has moved into the seeded pot for the preliminary round draw of the 2014 FIFA World Cup to be staged in Brazil.

Before the match at the Mzuzu Stadium in northern Malawi, the Warriors had to play a friendly match and win before July 21 in order to improve their FIFA rankings, which could and have placed them into seeded pot.

NFA Licensing Coaching Course Underway

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The NFA C license coaching course started on Monday at Soccer House, Windhoek with participants urged to learn a lot from the course and plough back into their communities.

NFA executive member and Chairperson of hosting region, Dawid Goagoseb called for the coaches to network and share information with colleagues in the regions as well as encouraging the members to send credible people that are active for trainings otherwise resources will not be well spend.

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