Brave Warriors head coach Ricardo Mannetti today announced that four new players where called up to start training with the team as from Wednesday ahead of their clash with Burundi on 26 march 2016.
At the press conference held at the Namibia Breweries this morning, Mannetti announced that Heita Emmanuel (Black Africa), Romario Ndjavera (Tigers FC), Riaan Hanamub (Orlando Pirates), and Oswaldo Xamseb (Tura Magic) will be joining the team that will start training on Thursday.
Five goalkeepers including the regular Maximillian Mbaeva also made the list which Mannetti described as unusual but necessary since there has been a lack consistency in the goalkeeping department. Mannetti said that he selected his players on the basis of their ability to skillfully control the ball and engage other players on the field The team will be narrowed down to approximately twenty players who will travel to Burundu as part of the AFCON 2017 qualifying match.
Players like Lazarus Kaimbi are most likely to miss out on the selection as a result of problems he has been experiencing with his current club Bangkok FC in Thailand; he has not been in action for the past five months.