Still waiting for results
12 January 2021 | Sports
The Brave Warriors of Namibia are scheduled to kick-off their participation in the 2021 African Nations Championship (Chan) with their first match scheduled against Guinea on 19 January at the Limbe Omnisport Stadium and then with a match against Tanzania and finish against rivals Zambia in Group D.
However, the squad is still waiting for their Covid-19 clearance after 10 players and one technical staff member tested positive for Covid-19, thus slowing down training sessions.
The side also missed a pre-Chan preparatory tournament in Rwanda which was set to take place from 7 to 11 January as they were isolating at Safari Court.
The team manager of the national side, Tim Isaacs, told Namibian Sun that they were due to receive the results yesterday.
The team is expected to travel to Cameroon this week with another factor of concern thus a warning by the Cameroon separatist movement that the north-western city of Limbe is a war zone and unfit for matches which include Group D.
There has been no communication from the Namibia Football Association in regard to this.
The Chan tournament officially kicks off on 16 January, with the finals to be played on 7 February in Cameroon.