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Brave Warriors Receive Presidential Support Ahead of COSAFA Cup Final

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President Nangolo Mbumba has sent a message of encouragement and congratulations to the Namibian national football team, the Brave Warriors, as they prepare to face Angola in the 2024 COSAFA Cup final.

The President commended the team's performance throughout the tournament, stating, "I have been following with keen interest the remarkable progress of the Brave Warriors during the 2024 COSAFA Cup. By reaching the final, the Brave Warriors have made us all proud."

Citi Dash gears up for 2024 edition

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Nedbank Namibia launched the 2024 edition of the Nedbank Citi Dash, marking the fourth year of the exciting road running event on the Nedbank Sport calendar.

Highlighting the health benefits beyond finance, Nedbank Namibia's Managing Director, Martha Murorua, emphasized that the entity is committed to promoting not only financial health for its clients but also a healthy lifestyle for the community

 

NAMIBIA REACHES COSAFA SEMIS WITH A 3-1 WIN AGAINST SEYCHELLES 

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The 2024 COSAFA Cup group matches have wrapped up, and the Brave Warriors have secured their spot in the semi-finals with a 3-1 victory over Seychelles.

The Brave Warriors faced off against Seychelles in their final Group C match, while Group C winners Angola played against Lesotho.

Striker Betuel Muzeu scored from the penalty spot after Romeo Kasume was fouled in the first half. The Brave Warriors went into halftime leading 1-0. Blue Waters forward Erastus Kulula added a stunning goal early in the second half before Muzeu scored again, making it 3-0.

Kenya eliminate Zimbabwe with 2-0 win

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Comoros' impressive run at the 2024 Hollywoodbets Cosafa Cup scripted a new chapter after defeating 7 time champions Zambia by 2 goals to 1 at the "" Stadium in South Africa.

Meanwhile, Kenya eliminated Zimbabwe from the Cosafa Cup with a 2 nil victory. Despite starting their group stage campaign with a defeat against Zimbabwe, Comoros resurgence was replicated by a 1 -0 win at the hands of  a struggling Zambian side. Ibroihim Djoudja got of the mark for Comoros in the 61st minute to add more misery to the 7 time regional champions.

Celebrating 20 years of Namibian sports excellence

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On Tuesday,the Namibian Sports Commission marked two decades of honoring outstanding achievements in sports in the capital city, while officially launching this year's awards.

This year signifies a remarkable 20-year journey of sports excellence in Namibia, underscoring the continuous development of sports initiatives. The 20th edition aims to celebrate this journey by honoring the individuals and teams who have contributed to Namibian sports excellence. Nominations will open this Friday and will continue until September 20th.

Four athletes qualify to represent Namibia at Paris Olympics

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With only four weeks left until the international multi-sport event scheduled to take place from July 26 to August 11 in Paris, Namibia has finalized its team that will represent the country at the event. Only four athletes are set to participate in the global showpiece.

Namibia's representation is seven athletes fewer than the contingent at the 2020 edition in Tokyo, Japan.

Cup tournaments and league headlines weekend football

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After the conclusion of the elite leagues in the country, attention has shifted to informal football in the capital, where tournaments and league actions are taking place.

Despite facing challenges ahead of the cup, Nelson Shipandeni, the organizer of the one-day Winter Cup competition, is satisfied with the interest in participation at the tournament.

United Boys, a team that plays in the Samora Machel League, is currently hosting a two-weekend annual cup competition at Havana 3-Way.

U17 National team hands petition for payment to sport Ministry

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A concerned group of former U17 players, who represented Namibia at the 2016 AFCON, held a peaceful demonstration at the Ministry of Sport in the capital, demanding payment for their participation in and victory at the competition.

The group, who were part of the national team that participated and won the Cup, stated that they never received the promised compensation after winning the regional youth competition.

Analyst weigh in on Welwitschias' performance after Blue Bulls loss

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In nearly six years, Namibia's Senior National Rugby Team played at home when they faced the South African franchise Vodacom Blue Bulls in the capital on Saturday afternoon.

The Welwitschias lost 92 to 8.

Rugby analysts weighed in on the team's performance on the day.

In the post-match analysis after the rugby international friendly match, analysts Henry Kandjou and Fergusson Paulse both commended the second-half performance from the Welwitschias team.

The Welwitschias went into the half-time break trailing 47 to 3.