Malawi win forces Namibia coach to resign

Malawi’s 1-0 victory over Namibia on Saturday has forced the Brave Warriors coach Bernard Kaanjuka to resign.

Namibia’s chances of qualifying for next year’s Fifa World Cup have all but dissipated following the defeat to Malawi at Windhoek’s Independence Stadium.

The victory puts Malawi joint top of the Fifa World Cup Qualifying Africa Group F with Nigeria on five points while Namibia is third on three points and Kenya, who nearly pulled off a dramatic victory away to Nigeria, lie bottom with two points.

Namibia Football Association (NFA) c acknowledged receipt of the coach’s resignation and the association had accepted the decision of the interim coach.

Kaanjuka: Malawi defeat forces him to quit Namibia coaching job
Kaanjuka: Malawi defeat forces him to quit Namibia coaching job

Accoridng to NFA statement, they will “strive to make necessary changes to the team in time for their next international match.”

The Brave Warriors will now have to visit Malawi on 8 June and a week later host Nigeria before their final Group F game away to Kenya on 7 September.

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