Aubameyang named Africa’s best at CAF awards

Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was named as the 2015 African Footballer of the Year, beating Yaya Toure to the award when the winner was unveiled at the Confederation of African Football award ceremony on Thursday. The Borussia Dortmund striker is the first player from the central African country country to win the award. His accolade comes

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2015 COSAFA AGM Gallery

Selected images from the Annual General Meeting of COSAFA on December 19, 2015 that was attended by FIFA presidential candidates Tokyo Sexwale, Jerome Champagne and Gianni Infantino.  

Huge boost for COSAFA region as future tournaments secured

Football in the region received another major boost with the announcement on Saturday that three future tournaments of the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations will be held in the North West Province. It follows a determined commitment from the North West Government and the Bakgatla Ba Kgafela to make the Province the ‘home of

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Nyamilandu-Manda re-elected FAM president

The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) recently held elections that saw president Walter Nyamilandu-Manda retain his position for a further four years. Nyamilandu-Manda, who has led the organisation for the past 12 years, claimed a landslide win after receiving 27 of the 36 votes cast. Should he see out his new four-year term he will be

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S Africa qualify for men’s Olympic tournament!

South Africa qualified for the Rio de janeiro Olympic Games after beating Senegal 3-1 on penalties in their Africa Under-23 Cup of Nations third-place play-off that ended 0-0 in Dakar on Saturday. SAFA President, Dr Danny Jordaan immediately sent a congratulatory message to the boys in Senegal. “This has been an extraordinary year for our

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COSAFA to hold AGM on December 19

The Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) will host its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Johannesburg on Saturday, December 19. The meeting will be attended by the presidents of all 14 associations affiliated to COSAFA and will set the path for the organisation for the coming 12 months. Among the items to be discussed

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Algeria get the better of S Africa to dent Olympic dream

Algeria dented South Africa’s chances of qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games when they beat Owen da Gama’s side 2-0 in their Africa Under-23 Cup of Nations semifinal in Dakar, Senegal on Wednesday. With Nigeria having confirmed the first spot at the Rio Olympics following a 1-0 win over hosts Senegal, South Africa will now

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S Africa determined to grab Olympics chance

South Africa will get the first of two opportunities to qualify for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro when they take on Algeria in the semifinals of the Africa Under-23 Cup of Nations in Senegal on Wednesday. Victory would assure the COSAFA side a place in Brazil next August, while defeat would send them

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ZIFA elects new president as Chiyangwa takes charge

The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) held successful elections for their Executive Committee on Saturday, ending weeks of uncertainty over who would lead the organisation into the future. The position of president had been vacant after Cuthbert Dube resigned in early October, with the association being led in the interim by CEO Jonathan Mashingaidze. But Saturday’s

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S Africa seal Under-23 Cup of Nations semifinal spot!

COSAFA side South Africa sealed their place in the semifinals of the Africa Under-23 Cup of Nations with a nervy 1-0 victory over Tunisia at the Stade Caroline Faye in M’Bour, Senegal, yesterday. Orlando Pirates forward Menzi Masuku scored the decisive goal five minutes from time after South Africa, who needed just a draw to

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