COSAFA stages successful AGM in Johannesburg

The Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Johannesburg on Saturday where the organisation was able to reflect on a successful 2019 and plot a way forward for the next 12 months. COSAFA hosted a record six tournaments in 2019, including first ever Under-20 and Under-17 Women’s Championships,

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Zambia star Gondwe off to Spain

Zambia star Patrick Gondwe leaves today for a week-long trial at Spanish second-tier side CD Numancia, where he hopes to seal a life-changing move to LaLiga in the coming weeks. The 17-year-old scored the opportunity after he was named Player of the Tournament at the COSAFA Under-20 Championships that were held in Lusaka in December

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COSAFA Activity Report – 2019

The Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) celebrated a historic year in 2019 with a record six tournaments organised, including a first ever championships in the women’s Under-17 and Under-20 age-groups. This is part of the organisation’s mandate to assist with the growth of women’s football in the region and member associations showed their

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Mourinho’ makes guest appearance at Zambia Women’s Under-20 camp

Zambia Under-20 Women’s coach Charles Haluboono says the team will patch up their mistakes ahead of the return leg next week away to South Africa in the 2020 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. And Haluboono has expressed delight at Under-20 men’s national coach Oswald ‘Mourinho’ Mutapa making a guest appearance during the women’s training session. Haluboono

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Lesotho skipper crowned College Player of the Year in USA

Lesotho women’s national team captain Boitumelo ‘Queen’ Rabale was recently crowned the Junior College-All American National Women’s Player of the Year after an impressive season for Lewis and Clark Community College. The former Bloemfontein Celtic Ladies captain has been on a football and academic scholarship in America since 2017, and was unstoppable this past season,

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COSAFA sides learn their fate in World Cup draw

A number of COSAFA sides have been paired together in the qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup after the draw was made in Cairo on Tuesday. Zambia are in Group B along with Tunisia, Mauritania and Equatorial Guinea, while Group D contains both Mozambique and Malawi, along with Cameroon and Ivory Coast. Angola are

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Jordaan outlines SAFA’s progress on Vision 2022

South African Football Association president Dr Danny Jordaan has given an update on the organisation’s Vision 2022 project, saying the progress they have made in the last five years has been staggering. Jordaan has detailed the challenges the organization faced, and the measures that have been put in place to improve the level of both

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Botswana put seven past Namibia in Under-20 qualifiers

Botswana’s lethal striker Michelle Abueng struck five goals to give the side a massive advantage going into the next round of African qualifiers for the FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup. Botswana were superb as they put one foot in the next round of qualifying after securing a 7-0 win away against Namibia. Botswana came into

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