SA to host FIFA Technical Directors Workshop

The South African Football Association (SAFA) has been entrusted by FIFA to host a three-day Technical Directors Workshop involving 9-member Associations from CAF. The highly-sought after Technical Director’s course was first organised in Malawi back in 2016, focusing on the key attributes required of a Technical Director of an association and will now be hosted

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South Africa book berth at Under-17 World Cup!

South Africa booked a place at the FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup in Uruguay in November with an emphatic 6-1 aggregate victory over Morocco. ‘Bantwana’ had all but sealed a berth at the world stage after romping to a comfortable 5-1 first leg victory at Dobsonville Stadium two weeks ago and although Morocco showed some

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Good wins for COSAFA sides in African club competition

There were a number of very good wins for COSAFA nations competing in African club competition over the weekend, with some putting a first foot in the next round. Zambian side Zanaco claimed a 3-0 home success over Armed Forces of Gambia in the Champions League, while Township Rollers from Botswana sprung a major surprise

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COSAFA clubs ready for CAF action

A host of club sides from the COSAFA region will begin their campaigns in African club competition this weekend, all eager to advance to the pool stages of the Champions League and Confederation Cup. Zambian side Zanaco host Armed Forces from Gambia in the first leg of their Champions League tie on Saturday, looking for

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Malawi in camp to assess players

The Malawi national team has gone into camp for assessment as coach Ronny van Geneugden looks to build towards the African Nations Cup qualifiers that have been shifted to September. Malawi are in qualification Group B along with Cameroon, Morocco and Comoros, and made a fine start to the pool last June with a 1-0

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Motlhalo signs professional contract with Houston Dash

South Africa midfielder Linda Motlhalo has signed a one-year contract with Houston Dash in the National Women’s Soccer League in the United States, joining national team captain Janine van Wyk in the professional league. The pair are now the only two players from South Africa to feature in the top league in women’s football, with

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Disappointing weekend for COSAFA sides at CHAN

It was a disappointing weekend for the three COSAFA sides competing in the 2018 African Nations Championship quarterfinals as all suffered defeats to be knocked out of the competition. Namibia were beaten 2-0 by hosts Morocco in Casablanca, while Zambia were surprise 1-0 losers to Sudan in Marrakech. Angola ran Nigeria close, taking the game

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