Football - 2017 COSAFA - Draw - SAB Breweries

Dr Chiyangwa appointed vice chairman of AFCON organising committee

COSAFA president Dr Philip Chiyangwa has been appointed vice-president of the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) African Nations Cup organising committee that oversees the selection of hosts and administration of the continent’s flagship tournament. Dr Chiyangwa will work alongside Nigerian Football Association Amaju Pinnick, who is president of the committee. “It’s always nice to consolidate

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Bantu FC crowned champions of Lesotho Premier League

Former South African international James Madidilane on Saturday led Bantu FC to the Lesotho Vodacom Premier league title in his first year coaching in the Mountain Kingdom country. His side took the title away from bitter rivals Lioli FC who won back-to-back league titles over the last two seasons. Bantu defeated Kick4Life FC coached by

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Football - 2015 Cosafa Cup - Semi Finals - Namibia v Madagascar - Moruleng Stadium - Rusternburg

Madagascar, Mauritius advance in CHAN qualifying

Madagascar and Mauritius have booked their place in the second round of qualifying from the Southern Zone for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN). Madagascar claimed an excellent 1-0 away win in Malawi to claim that tie 2-0 on aggregate and set up a second round meeting with Mozambique. Njiva Rakotoharimalala scored the only goal

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Football - 2015/16 beMOBILE Premiership - Township Rollers v Extension Gunners - New Lobatse Stadium

COSAFA sends condolences to family of Gofaone Tiro

COSAFA would like to send our sincere condolences to the family of Township Rollers winger Gofaone Tiro, who collapsed and died after training with his club. The 26-year-old was a hugely talented player who could feature on either wing, and his loss has been mourned throughout Botswana and the Southern African region. Tiro, affectionately known

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Football - 2017 CAF Confederation Cup - Supersport United v Elgeco - Lucas Moripe Stadium

Intriguing draws for COSAFA sides in CAF club competition

The draw for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) club competition pool stages has thrown up some interesting ties for the nine COSAFA teams remaining in the Champions League and Confederation Cup tournaments. Defending Champions League holders Mamelodi Sundowns from South Africa have been drawn in Group C of this year’s competition alongside DR Congo’s

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Football - 2016 Women African Cup Of Nations - 3rd Place Match - Ghana v South Africa - Yaounde Stadium

Mgcoyi loving her time in Germany

Banyana Banyana striker Andisiwe Mgcoyi is having the time of her life in Germany. The former Mamelodi Sundowns player left South Africa about two months ago to German second division side FC Saarbrücken vrouwen. She has already played three league games and one Challenge Day clash for her new club where she is on a

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Football - 2016 - CAF Champions League Cup Zesco United v Mamelodi Sundowns - Levy Mwanawasa Stadium - Ndola - Zambia

Nine COSAFA teams in CAF pool stages!

The COSAFA region will have a total of nine sides competing in the expanded group stages of the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup competitions this season. Four sides are through to the next stage of the Champions League, including cup holders Mamelodi Sundowns, and another five in the Confederation Cup. Here is a

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