Archive - May 2012
The Brave Warriors wrapped up their German tour with a 3-1 win over local side SV Herbern on Wednesday afternoon.
Attacking midfielder Petrus Shitembi of Rundu Chiefs scored two goals before halftime to give Namibia a comfortable lead going at the break.
Coach Bernard Kaanjuka rang the changes in the second half, and it paid off as substitute Hendrik Somaeb struck the third goal to seal their victory.
SV Habern scored a consolation goal late in the match.
The FNB Classic Clashes were launched for the fourth consecutive year in Windhoek on Wednesday morning.
The popular school sport competition has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception in 2009, from an initial seven schools to 20 schools that will battle it out in rugby, soccer and netball matches over the next four months.
Speaking at the launch, Dixon Norval, the head of FNB Marketing and Corporate Communications said that FNB was proud of the competition which had become a sought after programme with most schools wishing to become involved.
Namibia finished a disappointing sixth out of nine nations at the Confederation of African Athletics Southern Region Youth Championships in Harare on Sunday.
South Africa dominated the championships with a total of 41 medals, consisting of 19 gold, 16 silver and 6 bronze medals.
Botswana came second with 5 medals (3 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze) while Zambia came third with 3 medals (2 gold, 1 bronze).
By Cherylin Zirimah
The Brave Warriors are confident ahead of their World Cup 2014 qualifier against Nigeria in Calabar on June 3.
Ronald Ketjijere, the captain of the Namibian side said the mood in the camp was high.
“The team is in great spirits and we are really looking forward to the match against Nigeria,” Ketjijere said.
The team is currently in camp in Kaiserrau, Germany and will leave for Nigeria on Thursday.
“It is great that we are in camp as a full team as it is helping us to become more of a unit,” Ketjijere added.