which stands for Council of Southern Africa Football Associations was
established by the Supreme Council of Sports in Africa – Zone 6.
The Council of Ministers who oversee the activities of Zone 6 comprise
all Ministers from the 13 member countries of Zone 6, with responsibilities
for sports. The 14 member countries of COSAFA are Angola, Botswana, Comores,
Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles,
South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Associate Member Reunion.
Botswana was elected to host the Secretariat of COSAFA. This has been
the case since 1992 when Ismail Bhamjee was elected President of COSAFA
and Ashford Mamelodi appointed Secretary General.
2008, it was decided to open an office – the Administrative Office
– in Johannesburg, South Africa which is the hub of the region.
The administration of COSAFA is led by its Chief Operations Officer, Sue
PRESIDENT: Suketu Patel - Seychelles
VICE-PRESIDENT: Salemane Phafane - Lesotho
CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER: Sue Destombes - South Africa
Walter Nyamilandu-Manda - Malawi
Faizel Sidat - Mozambique
John Muinjo - Namibia
Timothy Shongwe - Swaziland
David Fani - Botswana
APPEALS & STATUTES : Chairman: David Fani(Bots)Members: Ali Mohammed Choybou (Com), Ali Youssouf Djae (Com), Aurelio Matias (Moz), Chief Mwelo Nonkonyane (RSA)
FINANCE: Chairman: Faizel Sidat (Moz) Members: Tholo Letete (Les), Rooben Armoogum (Mau), Amir Gafur (Moz), Mandla Mazibuko (RSA), Brig. Gen. Elliot Kasu (Zim) Special Advisor: Mubarak Mahomed (RSA)
MARKETING: Chairman: Walter Manda (Mal)Members: Danny Jordaan (RSA), Boyce Sebetela (Bots), Nigel Manyati (Zim)
COMPETITIONS: Chairman: Timothy Shongwe (Swazi)Members: Mustapha Chitbahal (Mau), Jabbar Alide (Mal), Roch Henriette (Sey), Barry Rukoro (Nam), Bhekie Mkhonta (Swazi), Olson Mantle (Bots), Said Athouman Said (Com), Baba Malephane (Les), Meriam Tjivikua (Nam)
Standby Finance Committee: George Kasengele (Zam), Aurelien Andriamalazaony (Mad), James Mwenda (Mal), Filipe Johane (Moz), Joel Decommarmond (Sey)
Chairman: John Muinjo (Nam)Members: Dintle Mphele (Bots), Paul Phomane (Les), Patrick Kapanga (Mal), Danny Poiret (Sey), Wallace Mabuza (Swazi) Katongo Kabungo (Zam), Lim Kee Chong (Mau), Carlos Henriques (RSA), Glenda Mokokwe (Bots)
TECHNICAL: Chairman: Salemane Phafane (Les)Members: Kalusha Bwalya (Zam), Ahmad (Mad), Klaus Staerk (Nam), Benedict Moyo (Zim), Fran-Hilton Smith (RSA), Jackie Shepanga (Nam), Zunaid Mall (RSA)
WOMENS : Chairman: Timothy Shongwe (Swazi)Members: Patricia Rajeriarison (Mad), Flora Mwandira (Mal), Claudete da Conceicao Noronha Rodrigues (Moz), Tshepho Mphoeng (Bots), Jackie Gertze (Nam)