Submitted by mediaofficer on Wed, 2014-10-29 10:01
Following the successful hosting of the ninth edition of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Women Championship here in Windhoek, the local football family is now bracing for the all-important Elective Congress of the Namibia Football Association (NFA), set for December, 6, 2014.
The Nigerian Woman soccer team's-Super Falcons- free scoring player and veteran of the African Women Championships (AWC), Perpetua Nkwocha and her mentor Coach Edwin Edem Okon have congratulated Namibia for staging a splendid AWC both during the matches and as the host nation in general.
As Namibia hosted a successful edition of the TN Mobile 9th African Women Championship, Namibia Football Association (NFA) president, John Muinjo expressed his delight about the organization and public attendance at the games of the championship.
The Minister of Youth, National Services, Sport and Culture, Jerry Ekandjo, says sport plays an important role in the development of positive attributes in young people, such as fellowship, tolerance, discipline and respect.
Following the successful hosting and conclusion of the ninth edition of the TN Mobile CAF Women Championship on Saturday night at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, host Namibia handed over the CAF Flag to Cameroon, the next host of the African Women Championship (AWC) in 2016.
Nigeria’s Super Falcons clinched their seventh CAF Women Championship title after a 2-0 win over Cameroon through goals by Desire Oparanozie and Asisat Oshoala in the thrilling final played on Saturday night at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek.
The Namibia Football Association's (NFA) Secretary General, Barry Rukoro, says the invaluable experience that the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) picked during the hosting of the bi-annual African Women Champion through CAF's tutelage will always stand the Association in good stead going forward.
Cameroon scored a dramatic extra-time winner against Ivory Coast to set up a 2014 CAF Women Championship tantalizing final against Nigeria who piped South Africa in the semifinals matches played on Wednesday night at the Sam Nujoma stadium in Windhoek.