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Young Warriors ready for Afcon

Young Warriors ready for Afcon

Marthina Mutanga


Namibia’s U/20 football team has arrived in Mauritania’s capital Nouakchott where they are preparing the start their Afcon campaign.


The Young Warriors is in Group B and will face Tunisia, Burkina Faso, and the Central Africa Republic during their campaign to the finals.


The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) U-20 tournament is set to run from February 14 to March 4.


Coach James Britz said they landed in Mauritania on Monday as one of the two representative nations from the south alongside Mozambique that will be competing for top honours in the tournament.


Only the top two teams from each of the three pools and the two best-placed runner-ups will advance to the quarterfinals.


Britz said the spirit in the camp looks great and the new players in the squad are adjusting well and getting along with the rest of the group.


The Young Warriors squad consists of Tully Nashixua, Immanuel Hamunyela, Denzil Narib, Pitsi Ameb, Romeo Amon, Xavier Mcclune, Edmar Kamatuka, Carl Tjipe Karuuombe, Rio Goagoseb, Ronin Brendt, Amazing Kandjii (Khomas), Steven Damaseb, Prins Tjiueza, Promise Gurirab, Herman Uwuseb, Tuhafeni Ananias, Gerson Paulus (Erongo), Ngazikue Kandetu, Ruhuka Ngatangwe (Omaheke), Mwanyekange Matheus (Omusati), Josef Erastus (Oshana), Juninho Jantze (Hardap), Eubrahim Apollus (//Kharas), Giovani Kaninab, Gonzales Tsuseb (Kunene), Ngero Katua, Garere Damaseb, Jovane Narib, and Phillip Joseph (Otjozondjupa).

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