The Africa Cup of Nations AFCON is underway, and Namibia has won its opener thanks to a late goal by Deon Kavendji Hotto in the 88th minute of their first match against Tunisia on Tuesday.
Namibia’s national football team, the Brave Warriors, beat Tunisia 1-0 to register the biggest shock result in African football going by Fifa rankings, and President Hage Geingob declared himself the “happiest Namibian” after the stunning win over France beaters in the past World Cup.
Taking to X, President Geingob has promised to give Namibians a free holiday to celebrate their football team if they win this AFCON 2023/2024 edition.
“Let’s win the Cup, and I will get back to you on adding another public holiday,” he wrote.
Tunisia was in the pole position to win this match against the Brave Warriors as one of the greatest African football teams, ranking 28th in the Fifa rankings, 87 steps higher than the southern African country, which is 115.
Tunisia and Namibia are in the AFCON Group E with Mali and South Africa. At the moment, Mali leads the Group after beating South Africa 2-0;
How can I watch AFCON in Namibia?
The exclusive broadcaster for the Africa Cup of Nations 2024 in Africa is SuperSport, and it will be showing all 52 matches live from Côte d’Ivoire, Ivory Coast, where it is being hosted.
So, to catch all Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) AFCON action straight from your TV at home, get a DStv or GOtv and buy a package that supports SuperSport channels SS Football, SS English Premier League and SS Select 1 and 2.
AFCON kicked off on 13 January 2024 and will run until the final on Sunday, 11 February 2024.