Namibia CHAN preparations hit by COVID-19 outbreak

Namibia have had to place their preparations for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) on hold after 10 players tested positive for COVID-19, the country’s football association has confirmed. The team was due to play in a pre-CHAN tournament in Rwanda from Jan. 7-11, though that is now in doubt. “The Brave Warriors’ 2021 African Nations

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Zambia depart for CHAN minus some players

The Zambia squad to take part in the 2021 African Nations Championship left for Cameroon on Wednesday but without seven members of the final squad that will take part in the tournament. Four players have been held back while they undergo further medical checks before being allowed to travel, while another three are involved in

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Zimbabwe forced to put CHAN preparations on hold

Zimbabwe have been forced to put their preparations for the African Nations Championship finals (CHAN) on hold after nine members of the squad tested positive for COVID-19 when the team re-grouped after Christmas on Monday. A further five members of the technical team also tested positive, Zimbabwe Football Association communications and competitions manager Xolisani Gwesela

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Lesotho mourns death of two footballers

The Lesotho Football Association (LFA) is mourning the loss of two players in the last week, including former junior national team goalkeeper Rethabile Marake, who played in COSAFA tournaments. The LFA made the announcement on Monday and expressed shock at the tragic events. “The Lesotho Football Association has learnt with shock and sadness of the

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Namibia hard at work ahead of CHAN finals

Namibia have continued to work hard on player fitness ahead of their appearance at the African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in Cameroon early next year. Namibia have qualified along with fellow COSAFA sides Zambia and Zimbabwe, this despite the lack of a domestic league in the last few years, adding to their remarkable achievement. It

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Sredojevic names training squad for CHAN finals

Zambia coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has summoned 33 players for camp ahead of the African Nations Championship (CHAN), though excluding players from Super League champions Nkana FC, NAPSA Stars and Green Eagles, who have continental engagements. Sredojevic has also left out Power Dynamos players, with the club expected to fulfil a few outstanding Super League

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Zimbabwe to continue CHAN preparations on December 28

Zimbabwe will name their final squad for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in Cameroon on December 30, but for now have given the players off until December 28 after ending a two-week camp on Sunday. Coach Zdravko Logarusic must cut his squad down to the 23 players who will travel for the continental finals

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SAFA ready for bumper year in 2021

The SAFA National Women Super League will kick off the 2021 season with the now increased 14 teams competing for top honours. The year 2021 will also see the commencement of the CAF Women’s Champions League and the FIFA World Club Cup. The Sasol League, the bedrock of woman football development and the generator of

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