Shimooshili & Kauta race heats Up

The race for the presidency of the Namibian Football Association (NFA) between Robert Shimooshili and Patrick Kauta is expected to be highly competitive and closely contested at the Association's Elective Congress on Friday.

Both Shimooshili and Kauta have shared their visions for the future of the NFA if elected as President. Kauta, in particular, spoke to the media from Ghana, highlighting the importance of his campaign.


The re-elected chairperson of the Hardap Football Association in Mariental, Michael Situde, is appealing to the Mariental Municipality for assistance in acquiring land under the FIFA Forward program. Situde aims to build a center that can benefit local football clubs.

Situde informed NBC Sport that currently, 90 percent of the football clubs in Mariental are training on gravel fields due to the lack of proper stadiums. He also mentioned that those who do have proper fields demand high rental rates, leading many teams to travel to neighboring towns for tournaments.



The highly anticipated 2023/24 Debmarine Namibia Premiership is set to kick off its first round of fixtures this weekend, featuring eight thrilling matches that will take center stage. 

The official fixtures for this weekend were revealed during a draw held on Monday at the NFA Soccer House.  As the premiership season is just beginning, there will be a break to accommodate the CHAN Qualifiers, scheduled to take place from the 22nd to the 24th of September. This break will allow players to represent their national teams and compete in this prestigious tournament. 

Women in football still not equal to their male counterpart

According to a 2022 report by the International Federation of Professional Footballers, only 18% of female football players across the world can truly be registered as professionals.  

As per FIFA definition, this means that these players have written contracts and are paid for their work as well as the expenses they incur.

The impact of COVID-19 has disturbed all sports ecosystems by having slashed revenue of sports activities, club and teams. 

Kordom takes step back from national team

Brave Gladiators' forward Annoushka Kordom has announced that she will be taking a step back from doing national duties, citing unresolved issues with team management, including uncertainties relating to payment.

Kordom said this on her social media platforms on Wednesday.

Kordom added that the NFA women's desk is aware of her concerns, explaining that the current SG responded to her email, acknowledging receipt and promising to send a formal response after verifying the details.

NFA needs help with Stadium renovations

The NFA/FIFA Normalization Committee is working closely with all stakeholders, in an effort to bring the National Football games back to Namibian soil. This was revealed by Normalization Committee Member - Diina Shitula, in an exclusive interview with Nbc Sport. 

. Football fans will still have to wait a while to watch their respective national teams playing at the Sam Nujoma and Independence Stadiums.

The menstrual cycle affects all us differently - Van Wyk

The menstrual cycle affects all female athletes differently. Some gain energy, while others feel unwell or tired. 

NBC Sport met with Brave Gladiators’ defender Veronica Van Wyk, who spoke about her own experience. 

This is Veronica Van Wyk, the Brave Gladiators' defender. She started playing Football when she was ten years old.

Van Wyk, who is also known as Veroo among those in football circles, knows that things in sport are not the same for men and women. 

NFA announces final NPFL opening fixtures

The long wait for the return of top-flight league football in the country is over, after the Namibia Football Association's Normalisation Committee announced the opening fixtures of the Namibia Premier Football League on Wednesday.

As per the just-announced fixtures, there won't be any matches on Friday, the 4th of November as previously announced. The opening matches will only start on Saturday, the 5th of November at Walvisbay, Okahandja, Windhoek and Otjiwarongo.