Namibia, Kenya, Zimbabwe and Guinea will contest Group 2 of the African region after the draw for the 2010 FIFA World Cup preliminary round matches was made in Durban, South Africa on Sunday afternoon.
The battle for the Namibia Premier League title is very tight with five teams at the top of the log on 10 points each, after completion of matches in round six.
Eleven Arrows beat coastal neighbours Blue Waters 1-0 to go to the top of the log with a plus five goal aggregate.
A goal by Kleophas Dawid in the dying minutes earned Oshakti City a 1-all draw against African Stars at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday, November 24.
Stars seemed to be heading for victory after scoring in the first minute, but Oshakatiâ??s persistence paid off and they equalised with only two minutes remaining.
Tigers produced an amazing comeback to beat Civics 3-2 at Windhoekâ??s Independence Stadium on Friday night.
Civics seemed to be cruising to victory after taking a 2-0 lead shortly after halftime but Tigers fought back to equalise before substitute Fani Matheus scored a last minute winner.
Namibia stands to lose a donation of US$600 000 and possible future assistance from FIFA if an offer to install an artificial turf is not taken up.
This was said by FIFAâ??s southern African representative, Ashford Mamelodi who was in Windhoek to hold meetings with the NFA and Namibian Premier League clubs.
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SuperSport will broadcast live Sundayâ??s preliminary draw for the 2010 Fifa World Cup from the International Conference Centre in Durban.
The draw, which will be attended by more than 300 members of the international media, will feature teams competing in the European, Asian, North American, Central American, Caribbean and African zones. Not included will be Oceania and South America, whose qualifying matches have already started. The live broadcast will start at 4pm on SuperSport 3, with the draw-taking place at 5pm.
The final 20 players of the national womenâ??s football team, the Brave Gladiators, have been named for an African Cup qualifying match against Botswana in Gaborone on November 30.
The team, which is under the tutelage of Jacqui Shipanga has been drawn from various parts of the country and will depart to Gaborone by road on Monday, November 26. Amongst those named in the squad are Okahandja Beautiesâ?? prolific goalscorer Stella Williams, who is expected to play a vital role up front. Experienced national team players like Stephany Hummel, Leandre Lucas and goalkeeper Bonitha Eichas have also been included in the side to face Botswana.
Ramblers and Pirates drew 2-all in a dramatic Namibia Premier League match at Windhoekâ??s Independence Stadium on Wednesday, November 21.
Ramblers seemed to be heading for a comfortable victory after two early goals, but Pirates immediately struck back with two goals before halftime.
Namibia has been drawn in a tough group for the Cosafa Under 17 soccer tournament which Namibia will host from December 8 â?? 15.
Namibia was drawn in Group C along with Zimbabwe, Angola and Swaziland when the official draw for the tournament was made at the NFA Soccer House on Wednesday, November 21.
Undefeated Ramblers will be hoping to add to Orlando Pirates woes tonight when the two sides lock horns in a crucial league encounter at the Independence Stadium. A win for the Pioneers Park-based side will temporarily place them on top of the summit at least until Friday evening when log leaders Black Africa and Civics take on SKW and Tigers respectively.