The winning team at the COSAFA Cup 2015 will walk away with a R500 000 (approximately US$42 000) first prize, a significant carrot to be dangled in front of the 14 competing nations. The regional championship will be played in South Africa from May 17-30 and aside from the best of Southern Africa, will also
Madagascar became the first ever winners from COSAFA of the CAF Beach Soccer Championship when they triumphed over Senegal in Sunday’s final in the Seychelles. Both teams had already booked their place in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Portugal in July, but the Malagasy also made history for the Southern African region with
COSAFA side Madagascar made it two from two at the CAF Beach Soccer Championships being held in Seychelles when they needed extra-time to defeat west African side Senegal. With three points for a win and two of victory in extra-time, the triumph leaves Madagascar top of their Group B with five points, followed by Senegal
COSAFA side Madagascar made a bright start to the CAF Beach Soccer Championship when they defeated west Africans Ghana 9-4 in their Group B opener in the Seychelles. It was the same scoreline the Malagasy managed when they defeated Malawi in the decider of the inaugural COSAFA Beach Soccer Championship on Saturday. The win is
Text by Ralph Jean-Louis / Photo by Rosiane Jean-Louis Madagascar were crowned the inaugural COSAFA cup champions with an emphatic 9-4 victory on Saturday at the Roche Caiman Beach Soccer playing field in Seychelles. The Malagasies were the overwhelming favourites to lift this first ever COSAFA tournament hosted in the Seychelles and they did not
The women’s competition resumes at the African Union Sports Commission (AUSC) Region 5 Youth Games in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe on Sunday, when Zimbabwe play South Africa (kick-off 15h30) and Botswana tackle Namibia (18h30), both at the Barbourfields Stadium. That first game could be the pivotal fixture in the tournament, which sees the four sides all play
Hosts Zimbabwe will play defending champions South Africa in the final of the 2011 COSAFA Women’s Championship after the semifinal matches played on Thursday at the Rufaro Stadium in Harare. The home side edged past East African guests Tanzania after a 4-2 penalty shout-out win while South Africa overwhelmed Malawi to claim a 5-1 victory.
Hosts Zimbabwe will take on Zambia in the final of the men’s football competition at the African Union Sports Commission (AUSC) Region 5 Youth Games in Bulawayo on Sunday. The pair came through their semifinal matches on Sunday, Zambia with some ease over Malawi and Zimbabwe having a tougher fight against a determined Namibia. It