The Brave Warriors arrived safely on Wednesday evening in Rustenburg, South Africa prior to their first match in the 2017 Council of Southern African Football Associations tournament on Saturday.
Only two players are yet to join the team, said Coach Ricardo Mannetti.
He told Nampa Thursday from the team?s base at the Orion Safari Lodge that Captain Ronald Katjijere will join the rest of the team on Friday morning due to work commitments in Windhoek, while Hendrik Somaeb is still sorting out his immigration documents.
The player was banned from South African after he allegedly overstayed in that country.
All injured players took part in a light training session on Thursday morning.
?The team spirit is high; things look good at training,? Mannetti added.
He will have another look at players who had complained of injuries on Friday and assess if they can play on Saturday.
?Peter Shalulile is looking good, Wangu Babtista Gome trained well and Denzil Haoseb who had complained of back pain, seems to have recovered,? Mannetti said.
The Namibians are sharing the lodge with Lesotho, whom they play against in the quarterfinals at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Centre on Saturday at 14h30 local time.
The match will be broadcast live on SuperSport channels 204 and 209.
Another official training session is scheduled for Thursday evening, when the media will be allowed to interview the technical team and players.
Last year, Namibia won the Plate final in Windhoek after beating Zambia by one goal to nil.
In 2015, Namibia beat Mozambique by two goals to nil to win the title for the first time in history.
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