Namibia get boost with 2-1 Zambia win

Coachless Namibia got the result of the weekend as they defeated Zambia 2-1 in the first leg of their 2016 African Nations Championship qualifier. After leading them to the COSAFA Cup title in South Africa last month, coach Ricardo Mannetti sensationally resigned last week, leaving Ronnie Kanalelo in temporary charge of the side. Zambia took

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Mannetti resigns as coach of Namibia

COSAFA Cup winning coach Ricardo Mannetti has resigned from Namibia just weeks after leading the side to one of their greatest triumphs, the country’s football association has confirmed. The 40-year-old did not accept a new contract offer from the Namibia Football Association (NFA) and with his current deal set to expire at the end of

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COSAFA teams engage in CHAN qualifiers

COSAFA sides will be involved in the preliminary round qualifiers for the 2016 African Nations Championship this weekend. The competition, which is open only to players who ply their trade in their own domestic league, will be staged in Rwanda from January 16 to February 7 next year. Twelve COSAFA sides enter qualifying at this

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Ngele back for Botswana

Botswana have recalled striker Mogakolodi Ngele to their squad for weekend African Nations Cup duty in Uganda. Ngele was missing last month when Botswana finished fourth at the Cosafa Cup in neighbouring South Africa. Botswana open their Group D campaign with an away game in Kampala on Saturday afternoon. “We are going to Uganda with

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Zambia appoint caretaker coach as Janza steps aside

Zambia have appointed George Lwandamina as caretaker coach of their national side, just five days before they play Guinea Bissau in an African Nations Cup qualifier. Lwandamina replaces Honor Janza, who led the side at the Nations Cup finals in Equatorial Guinea earlier this year, but has now been shifted to look after the Football

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Congratulations to Media Competition winners!

The three category winners of the COSAFA Cup 2015 media competition have been announced with each walking away with a R10 000 prize, courtesy of Castle Lager and COSAFA. The awards have been introduced to reward excellence in the field of journalism and photography and judging was predictably difficult this year with a number of

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Namibian players win individual awards

Namibian players were the big winners in the individual awards for the COSAFA Cup 2015 after they helped their nation to a first ever regional crown. The Brave Warriors came through six matches to claim first place in the showpiece tournament when they defeated Mozambique 2-0 in the final on Saturday. It was a tough

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Namibia win first COSAFA Cup crown!

Namibia were crowned COSAFA Cup 2015 champions when they registered a deserved 2-0 win over Mozambique in the final of the regional championship at the Moruleng Stadium in South Africa on Saturday. Pacey winger Deon Hotto proved the hero with both goals as Namibia claimed a first ever Southern African title. And they did it

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