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Namibia
Nickname(s) Brave Warriors
Association Namibia Football Association
Sub-confederation COSAFA (Southern Africa)
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Brian Isaacs
Home stadium Independence Stadium
FIFA code NAM
FIFA ranking 143
Highest FIFA ranking 68 (November 1998)
Lowest FIFA ranking 167 (July 2006)
Elo ranking 142
First colours
Second 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.

The Southern Stream first Division is one of the other national first division league and it consists of 12 clubs. The SSFD consist of clubs from the Khomas, Omaheke, Erongo, Hardap and Karas Regions and the winner of the league is promoted to the Namibia Premier League with last two teams related to the regional second divisions.


Competitive record[edit]

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

World Cup[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

The following players were named in the squad for the friendly match against Malawi on 6 July 2011.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Max Mbaeva (1983-09-08) 8 September 1983 (age 31) 0 0 Namibia African Stars
1GK Ephraim Tjihonge (1986-05-23) 23 May 1986 (age 28) 11 0 Namibia SK Windhoek
2DF Larry Horaeb 0 0 Namibia SK Windhoek
2DF Chris Katjiukua (1986-10-25) October 25, 1986 (age 28) ? 0 Namibia Eleven Arrows
2DF Tiberius Lombard 1 0 Namibia Tura Magic
2DF Willem Mwedihanga 1 0 Namibia United Africa Tigers
2DF Dennis Tjetjinda 0 0 Namibia African Stars
3MF Ananias Gebhardt 1 0 Namibia United Africa Tigers
3MF Alfeus Handura 1 0 Namibia Tura Magic
3MF Denzil Haoseb 4 0 Namibia Black Africa
3MF Eslin Kamuhanga ? 1 Namibia Ramblers
3MF Ronald Ketjijere (1983-04-06) April 6, 1983 (age 32) 5 0 Namibia African Stars
3MF Willy Stephanus 1 0 Namibia Black Africa
3MF Neille Tjiueza 1 0 Namibia Tura Magic
4FW Roger Katjiteo (1983-03-26) March 26, 1983 (age 32) 2 0 Namibia Black Africa
4FW Benson Shilongo 1 0 Namibia Ramblers
4FW Sydney Uri-Khob 4 1 Namibia Ramblers

Managers[edit]


References[edit]

http://www.nfa.org.na/southern_stream

External sources[edit]


Category:African national association football teams Category:National sports teams of Namibia