Submitted by mediaofficer on Tue, 2016-06-21 14:24
The Baby Warriors will take on Botswana in the 2017 CAF U/17 African Cup of Nations first round first leg match on Friday afternoon in a curtain raiser for the Cosafa Castle Cup Plate final at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.
The Brave Warriors will be without key defender Da Costa Angula for their Tuesday night Cosafa Castle Cup Plate semifinal match against Mozambique at the Sam Nujoma Stadium due to recurring Achilles tendons injury that resurfaced after Saturday defeat to Botswana in the Competition proper’s quarterfinal.
The Cosafa Castle Cup Plate semifinal slated for Tuesday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium will have free admission for the football lovers as the NFA appreciates the support showed to the Brave Warriors on Saturday night.
Following their defeat by Botswana in the Quarterfinals on Saturday night, the Brave Warriors have set their eyes on the Cosafa Castle Cup Plate trophy as consolation for all Namibians and are focused on their Plate seminal clash against Mozambique on Tuesday night at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.
It’s all set for the 2016 Cosafa castle Cup quarterfinals this weekend as the Brave Warriors starts their Cup defense against Botswana and South Africa face Lesotho, while Zambia meet Swaziland and DR Congo takes on Mozambique at the Sam Nujoma stadium.
Peter Shalulile and Ronald Ketjijere will join the Brave Warriors ahead of the 2016 Cosafa Castle Cup clash against Botswana as Willem Mwedihanga asks to be left out and coach Ricardo Mannetti pleas for a red Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday.
Lesotho and Malawi both picked up wins on Tuesday to stay level on points at the top of Group B at the 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup while Wednesday sees Swaziland and Madagascar with a chance of reaching the quaterfinals.