Ricardo Mannetti, head coach of Namibia national team announced on Tuesday his 23 -man squad for the upcoming 2019 African Cup of Nations.
Ismaily SC forward Benson Shilongo was among Mannetti’s men, who were pooled in group D alongside Morocco, Ivory Coast, and South Africa. They will begin their campaign against Morocco on Sunday, June 23 at 16:30 pm (CLT) at Al Salam Stadium.
Namibia final squad
coach: Ricardo Mannetti
Goalkeepers: Ratanda Mbazuvara (African Stars), Loydt Kazapua (Maccabi FC, South Africa), Max Mbaeva (Golden Arrows, South Africa)
Defenders: Ryan Nyambe (Blackburn Rovers, England), Larry Horaeb (Baroka FC, South Africa), Denzil Haoseb (Highlands Park, South Africa), Ivan Kamberipa (African Stars), Charles Hambira (Tura Magic), Riaan Hanamub (Jomo Cosmos, South Africa)
Midfielders: Ananias Gebhardt (Tura Magic), Absalom Iimbondi (Tigers FC), Willy Stephanus, Petrus Shitembi (both Lusaka Dynamos, Zambia), Ronald Ketjijere, Marcel Papama (both African Stars), Dynamo Fredericks (Black Africa), Deon Hotto (Bidvest Wits, South Africa), Joslyn Kamatuka (Cape Umoya United, South Africa)
Forwards: Benson Shilongo (Ismaily, Egypt), Peter Shalulile (Highlands Park, South Africa), Itamunua Keimuine (Dire Dawa City, Ethiopia), Manfred Starke (Carl Zeiss Jena, Germany), Isaskar Gurirab (Life Fighters)