ALL pieces seem to be falling in their rightful places within the football circles after the Namibia Premier League (NPL) Interim Committee announced 12th May as the 2017 soccer season kick-off date countrywide.
Brave Warriors’ head coach, Ricardo Mannetti, announced a 24-member training squad, the first training of three lined up before the coach announces his eventual side to take on Guinea Bissau in June this year in the 2019 AFCON qualifiers while in the same breath gearing up steadily for the 2018 African nations Championships qualifiers against Zimbabwe.
Making the announcement at the NFA Soccer House today, Mannetti said because of the inactive national league, he has his focus on players who competed in the 2012 AFCON games in Angola, 2016 COSAFA championship and the national under-20 team that won the COSAFA championship in South Africa.
Players called for the initial training camp are warned to report for training on Tuesday at the NFA technical Field.
Players are: Loydt Kazapua (African Stars), David Peterson (Tigers), Charles Uirab (FNB Orlando Pirates), Edward Maova (Civics), Romario Ndjavera (Tigers), Larry Horaeb (Black Africa), Ferdinand Karongee (Tigers), Da Costa Angula (unattached), Charles Hambira (Tura Magic), Tiberius Lombard (Tura Magic), Riaan !Hanamub (FNB Orlando Pirates), Edmund Kambanda (Unam), Benjamin Nenkuva (Tigers), Johannes Shiwedha (Nampol), Oswaldo Xamseb (Tura Magic), Katiti Hakuria (African Stars), Ronald Ketjijere (African Stars), Dynamo Fredericks (Black Africa), Pandeni Kandjabanga (Golden Bees), Donald Geiseb (Civics), Itamunua Keimuine (Tura Magic), Mapenzi Muwanei (Tigers), Fransico Manuel Almeidha (United Stars) and Muraperi Joseph Mbudhi (United Stars)