COSAFA match officials off to World Cup in Russia!

A trio of match officials from Southern Africa will represent COSAFA at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, a sign of the growing respect for referees and their assistants in the region. Zambian referee Janny Sikazwe will blow the whistle, along with his team of South Africa’s Zakhele Siwela and Jerson dos Santos from Angola, who

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South Africa win Four Nations trophy in Zambia

South Africa lifted the Four Nations trophy on Saturday with a 2-0 victory over hosts Zambia in the final played in Ndola. Goals from Percy Tau and Lebo Mothiba sealed the win for Bafana, to bring some relief to coach Stuart Baxter. Earlier, Angola defeated Zimbabwe on penalties to claim the bronze medal after those

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Zambia, South Africa to meet in Four Nations final

Hosts Zambia and South Africa will contest the final of the Four Nations tournament in Ndola on Saturday after they edged their semifinals in penalty shoot-outs. Zambia saw off Zimbabwe 5-4 on spot-kicks after the teams had played to a 2-2 draw, while South Africa overcame Angola 6-5 after they had finished even at 1-1.

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Zambia call on European-based stars

Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda has called on four European-based players for the four nations tournament hosted in Ndola later this month. Zambia will play Zimbabwe in their semifinal match on March 22, with South Africa and Angola to contest the other fixture on the same day. The final and third-place play-off will be played at

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COSAFA president Chiyangwa helps resolve SAFA electoral dispute

COSAFA president Phillip Chiyangwa has successfully brokered an agreement between the two parties contesting the upcoming South African Football Association (SAFA) elections after being sent to Johannesburg by FIFA to mediate in the dispute The Zimbabwe Football Association president was mandated by world football’s governing body to seek clarity on the situation around the SAFA

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Chidzambwa brings in new faces for Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe coach Sunday Chidzambwa has named a largely overseas-based squad to represent the country at a four nations tournament in Ndola from March 22-25. The Warriors will play hosts Zambia on March 22 in their semifinal, and will meet either Angola or South Africa three days later depending on results. Only four locally-based players have

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Zambia to host COSAFA rivals in four-team tournament

COSAFA sides Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Angola will be involved in a four-nation tournament to be staged at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola later this month. Zambia will take on Zimbabwe in the first semifinal match, a replay of the 2017 COSAFA Cup final that was won by the Warriors. South Africa and

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South Africa held by Slovakia in Cyprus Cup

South Africa played to a goalless draw against Slovakia in their opening match of the 2018 Cyprus Women’s Cup. The last time the South Africans were here in 2015 they finished in 10th position in the 12-nation event that kicked off today and ends on 7 March. Banyana Banyana were making their sixth appearance in

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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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