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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Football - 2016 Cosafa Cup - Plate Semifinal - Namibia v Mozambique - Sam Nujoma Stadium

Namibia name training camp squad

Offensive players Young Brazilian’ Wayne Esterhuisen and Vincent Namiseb of Flamingoes joins the Brave Warriors training squad as two of the five changes to the training camp that continues on Tuesday at the Namibia Football Association (NFA) Technical Centre in Windhoek. Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti and his technical team will be overseeing training for

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COSAFA teams gear for CHAN qualifiers

The first round of qualifiers for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) will take place later this month with four sides from the COSAFA region in action. Madagascar will host Malawi in Antananarivo on April 23 in the first leg of their tie, with the return set for Lilongwe six days later. Malawi have lined

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

Mixed weekend for COSAFA sides in CAF competition

It was a mixed weekend of action for the COSAFA sides competing in the CAF Confederation Cup play-off round over the past few days. Congo-Brazzaville side AC Léopards edged Swaziland champions Mbabane Swallows 1-0 in the home tie of their clash. After a goalless first half in which Swallows had Richard McCreesh red-carded, Leopards took

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Football - Absa Premiership 2016/17 - Bidvest Wits v Free State Stars - Bidvest Stadium

COSAFA clubs in CAF action this weekend!

A number of teams from the COSAFA region will be involved in the play-off round for the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup this weekend, with a place in the group stages up for grabs. The extended format of the pool phase for this year, which has seen the number of groups jump from two to four,

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Football - 2017 Afcon - Group B - Algeria v Zimbabwe - Franceville  - Gabon

ZIFA to conduct grassroots coaching course

The Zimbabwe Football Association will conduct a FIFA Grassroots Coaching Course in Masvingo from the 10th of April to the 14th. Each of the country’s ten provinces will second six representatives; consisting of the ZIFA provincial chairperson, three male coaches and two female coaches to participate in the 5-day course. The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA)

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Football - 2017 CAF Ordinary General Assembly - African Union HeadQuater - Addis Ababa

Veteran journalist Mark Gleeson is one of COSAFA’s own

Veteran South African journalist Mark Gleeson was recently honoured by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for his services to the game on the continent. Gleeson is a world-renowned and recognised expert on African football and commentator, and a revered figure within the COSAFA region and beyond for his knowledge of the game. Gleeson, 53,

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Madagascar through in Nations Cup qualifiers!

COSAFA side Madagascar won through to the pool phase of the 2019 African Nations Cup qualifiers after a 3-2 defeat of Sao Tome e Principe on Sunday. The Malagasy claimed their preliminary round tie 4-2 on aggregate after a 1-0 victory away from home earlier in the month. They now go into Group A of

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Football - 2016 Cosafa Cup - Zimbabwe v Swaziland - Sam Nujoma Stadium

Swaziland hire Dutch coach De Jongh

Swaziland have named Dutch coach Pieter de Jongh, who had a brief spell in the National First Division with FC Cape Town, as their new national team coach. He was last working in Ulan Bator in Mongolia and his nomadic coaching career has taken him to Kenya and Rwanda. De Jongh replaces Harries Bulunga as

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