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Kasaona to lead Brave Gladiators in COSAFA Cup campaign – provisional squad called up

Kasaona to lead Brave Gladiators in COSAFA Cup campaign – provisional squad called up

Retired former Brave Gladiators football captain, Mamie Kasaona this week was appointed as the new head coach, while Robert Nauseb will assist her.

Kasaona took over from Brian Isaacks who had to step down, following the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) request to have all women national team be handled by women.

“I am well prepared because getting this opportunity to coach a tournament of such magnitude has always been a dream. As a former player, I know what is expected of me and i am confident I will be able to not only coach but also advice accordingly,” Kasaona said.

At the event Namibia’s Football Association also called 30 women for training camp ahead of Women’s Cup set to take in South Africa as of 31 July to 11 August.

The squad will be captained by Zenatha Coleman while Ndapewa Katuta will play the role of vice -captain.

The players called up are as follows: Lydia Eixas, Melissa Matheus, Agnes Kauzuu, Rejoice Tjituere, Ndapewa Katuta, Selma Enkali, Lorraine Jossop, Lydiana Nanamus, Veronica Van Wyk, Emma Naris, Lovisa Mulunga, Veweziwa Kotjipati, Kamunikire Tjituka, Ivone Kooper, Twelikondjele Amukoto, Tomalina Adams, Milicent Hikuam, Zenatha Colemann, Juliana Blou, Elmarie Fredericks, Anoushcka Kordom, Asteria Angula, Eva Uulumbu, Meltret Ujamba, Lydia Ligamena Naluno, Anna-Marie Shikusho, Beverly Uueziua, Memory Ngonda, Fiola Vliete and Kylie Van Wyk.


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