Kasaona targets Cosafa Women’s Championship finals

Brave Gladiators head coach Uerikondjera Mammie Kasaona said, she hopes to reach the final of the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) women championship which is due to start next month in South Africa.

Kasaona made these remarks on Monday at the Namibia Football Association office during the official sending off, where the senior team together with the Brave Gladiators Under 20 team received national coulors and code of conduct from the Namibia Sports Commission.

Fitness wise, we are very fit, we played a couple of games against the under 20 team we ready to go, we are going there to compete and to just to participate. We are hoping to get out of the group stage, and from there we want nothing else less than the final, said Kasaona.

Senior team captain Zenatha Coleman said, the team have been preparing well and everybody in the team is ready for the tournament and the public should expect positive results from them.

We have been preparing well and we are ready to go, the nation can expect good results from us, said Coleman.

The Brave Gladiators under 20 team will be participating at the tournament for the first time and they will be coached by Mervin Mbakera assisted by Heinrich Issacks.

The senior Brave Gladiators squad is as follow

Agnes Kauzuu, Mellissa Matheus, LovisaMulunga, TwelindjelaAmukoto, Emma Naris, Lorraine Jossop, Thomalina Adams, Millicent Hikuam, Memory Ngonda, Anna-Marie Shikusho, Elmarie Fredericks, Juliana Blou, CherenUjamba, Lydiana Manama, KamunikireTjituka and Veronica Van Wyk.

The Brave Gladiators under 20 team is

FololianHikwafelwa, TheopolinaMatroos, Julia Rutjindo (captain), AlbertinaAludhilu, Sharon Peterse, Ada Zee Nasa, ChanteleneEngelbrecht, Mercia Skywer, Nicole Philander, SoiniSheenya, Vijakura, Tjingaete, LeratoSwartbooi, Meagan Shcuster, Veronica April, Indira Jacobs, BeyonceCloete and ShaniceDaries.

The tournament will be played in Port Elizabeth in South Africa from the first of August until the 11.

Source: Namibia Press Agency