Namibia now set sights on finishing second in Group H of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers following their back to back defeats to Senegal that saw the Teranga Lions win the group with two match days to come in November 2021.
The Brave Warriors lost 4-1 and then 3-1 to Senegal in four days and Senegal cement their lead of the Group on 12 points, an unassailable lead they have against Namibia Congo, and Togo who now have to scuffle for second spot.
” We now have to fight for second place in a group where we were never favorites to win it and so the two matches remaining are very key to us” says Samaria as he looks ahead following the 3-1 defeat at Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg on Tuesday.
Samaria is however proud of his team’s showing against Senegal.
” We gave them a tough game but in the end they desecee to win because they took their chances and we didn’t. They have the height and the caliber of two champions league winners at both ends and that counts for something too” says Samaria.
Senegal wins Group H with 12 points ; Namibia are second on four points, level with Togo after Togo best Congo in Brazzaville 2-1 on Tuesday as well. Congo are bottom of the group with two points.
The Tafel Lager Brave Warriors will next visit to Congo and a host of Togo as the group action concludes on November, 11-16.