The Confederation of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) is delighted to announce that Telecom Namibia, under their subsidiary brand TN Mobile, have signed a partnership agreement for the 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup to be staged in Namibia from June 11-25.
The Namibia Football Association (NFA) has secured two preparations games for the Brave Warriors ahead of the COSAFA Cup tie against Botswana on 18 June as they host Malawi on 08 June and visit Zambia on 12 June for international friendly matches.
The Brave Warriors view their 2017 AFCON Qualifiers game against Niger on Saturday as a do-or-die game in their quest to finish second in Group K of the Qualifiers with Senegal the Group leaders lying in wait in September in the final game.
Goalkeeper Virgil Vries is missing from the Brave Warriors camp ahead of the 2017 AFCON Qualifier match against Niger on Saturday at home while striker Peter Shalulile will be available for the team’s Group K AFCON Qualifier match.
The Cosafa cup trophy tour was well received at the Okahandja and Gobabis this weekend as locals were urged and promise to come in number in support of the hosting of the 2016 Cosafa Castle Cup competition in Windhoek from 11 to 25 June in Windhoek.
Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti has announced the withdrawal of Civics Goalkeeper Edward Maova from the national team due to a broken toe he suffered during the first day of training on Thursday, leaving the team with only three goalkeepers.
Hendrick Somaeb is a doubt for the game against Niger while Ronald Ketjijere, Petrus Shitembi and Willem Mwedihanga will miss out the Brave Warriors defense of Cosafa Cup while Peter Shalulile might feature in the match against Botswana due to club football commitments and injuries.
Collin Benjamin was a stalwart for Namibia in the early years of the COSAFA Castle Cup, helping them into the final and later on going to have a successful career in Germany as one of Namibia’s greatest ever footballing exports.
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Brave Gladiators defender Veweziwa Kotjipati is keen on extending her stay at newly promoted German Women Bundesliga –two’s club Armenia Bielefeld and help the club reach the first division and is described as a humble Brave Gladiator by her mentor.