Four more Banyana Banyana players on the move

Four more Banyana Banyana players have signed new contracts with European clubs as the rush of South African internationals to the continent continues. Belarusian Premier League side FC Dinamo Minsk has signed the duo of Rhoda Mulaudzi and Lebogang Ramalepe for the next six months. “I am very excited about this new venture,” said Mulaudzi,

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Zambian Super League to finish next week over COVID-19 concerns

Following an Executive Committee meeting held on Thursday afternoon, the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has decided to bring the 2019/2020 season to an early closure. The decision to close the league has been necessitated by the concerns that the Association has received from various stakeholders especially Government through the Ministry of Health particularly from

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Status of COSAFA country leagues amid COVID-19

Southern African nations are making some tough decisions about how and when to resume football in their country, and what is clear is that there is no easy answer for any of them. Here is an updated round-up of the situation in each of the COSAFA member associations. ANGOLA The 2019/20 Girabola was cancelled with

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Angola postpone draw for new Girabola season

The Angola Football Federation (FAF) has postponed the draw for the new 2020/21 Girabola season that was due to take place on Wednesday. It is the second time this month the draw has been postponed, after FAF had hoped to conduct it on July 8. In both instances it has been moved due to a

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All systems go for season restart – SAFA

The South African Football Association (SAFA) has confirmed that three match officials tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the restart of the 2019-20 season, but that all are asymptomatic. SAFA Medical Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Dr Thulani Ngwenya, says the positive tests will have no bearing on the restart of the campaign, which is

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Sredojevic meets with key Zambia stars

Listen to Sredojevic’s plans for Chipolopolo:  The COSAFA Show Podcast Chipolopolo coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic had a heart-to-heart talk with the Austria-based duo of Patson Daka and Enock Mwepu before they returned to RB Salzburg for pre-season, which commences on July 29. Micho noted that the two players have become great ambassadors of Zambia due

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CAF launches new strategy for women’s football!

The dawn of a new era for women’s football on the continent has come. After several months, the first ever CAF Women’s Football Strategy, the strategic plan to shape the future of the women’s game has come to fruition. The plan, for an initial four-year period, 2020-2023, is tailor-made taking into consideration peculiarities of the

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NFA expel Namibia Premier League in domestic shake-up

The Namibia Football Association (NFA) has expelled the Namibia Premier League (NPL) as a member for bringing the association into disrepute. The 16th Extra-Ordinary Congress held in Windhoek moved to terminate the membership of the Namibia Premier League and some of its Executive Committee members after the NFA Executive Committee’s proposal to expel them. The

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