Namibia national football team


Namibia national football team
Namibia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Brave Warriors
Association Namibia Football Association
Sub-confederation COSAFA (Southern Africa)
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Bernard Kaanjuka (caretaker)
Home stadium Independence Stadium
FIFA code NAM
FIFA ranking 127
Highest FIFA ranking 68 (November 1998)
Lowest FIFA ranking 167 (July 2006)
Elo ranking 135
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours
First international
South Africa South-West Africa 0–1 Angola 
(Namibia; May 16, 1989)
Biggest win
Namibia Namibia 8–2 Benin 
(Windhoek, Namibia; 15 July 2000)
Biggest defeat
 Egypt 7–1 Namibia Namibia
(Cairo, Egypt; 8 November 1996)
 Egypt 8–2 Namibia Namibia
(Alexandria, Egypt; 13 July 2001)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances 2 (First in 1998)
Best result Round 1; 1998 & 2008

The Namibia national football team, nicknamed the Brave Warriors, is the national team of Namibia and is controlled by the Namibia Football Association. They have never qualified for the World Cup but have made two appearances in the Africa Cup of Nations.

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Competitive record

COSAFA Cup :
  • 2 Times Runners-up (1997 & 1999)

World Cup

FIFA World Cup
Year Result Pos P W D L GS GA
1930 to 1994 Did not enter
1998 to 2010 Did not qualify
Total - - - - - - - -

Africa Cup of Nations

Year Round
1957 to 1994 Did not enter
1996 Did not qualify
1998 Round 1
2000 to 2006 Did not qualify
2008 Round 1
2010 Did not qualify
2012 Did not qualify

Current players

The following players were named in the squad for the World Cup Qualifying game against Burundi on 15 November 2011.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of Birth (Age) Caps Goals Club
GK Efraim Tjihonge 8 September 1983 (1983-09-08) (age 28) 0 0 Namibia African Stars
DF Larry Horaeb 0 0 Namibia SK Windhoek
DF Chris Katjiukua October 25, 1986 (1986-10-25) (age 25) ? 0 Namibia Eleven Arrows
DF Tiberius Lombard 1 0 Namibia Tura Magic
DF Willem Mwedihanga 1 0 Namibia United Africa Tigers
DF Dennis Tjetjinda 0 0 Namibia African Stars
MF Ananias Gebhardt 1 0 Namibia United Africa Tigers
MF Alfeus Handura 1 0 Namibia Tura Magic
MF Denzil Haoseb 4 0 Namibia Black Africa
MF Eslin Kamuhanga ? 1 Namibia Ramblers
MF Ronald Ketjijere April 6, 1983 (1983-04-06) (age 28) 5 0 Namibia African Stars
MF Willy Stephanus 1 0 Namibia Black Africa
MF Neille Tjiueza 1 0 Namibia Tura Magic
FW Roger Katjiteo March 26, 1983 (1983-03-26) (age 28) 2 0 Namibia Black Africa
FW Benson Shilongo 1 0 Namibia Ramblers
FW Sydney Uri-Khob 4 1 Namibia Ramblers

Managers


References

External sources


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