FIFA Rankings: How do the COSAFA nations fare?

FIFA has had it rough over the last six months and with the announcement of the recent World Rankings, there has been more cause for conversation. The announcement of the latest list took place on July 15 and unveiled the following as the top 10 in the world, according to FIFA’s complex ranking system: 1 Argentina 2 Germany

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SA Under-23 coach confident of beating Zimbabwe

South Africa Under-23 coach Owen da Gama says he is looking beyond Zimbabwe after watching his side dismantle a visiting Rwanda team 2-0 in a practice game at UJ Stadium this week. It was the perfect build-up to the return leg of their 2015 CAF Under-23 Championship qualifier against the Zimbabweans that is evenly poised

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COSAFA Under-20 women on World Cup trail

The second legs of the 2016 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup first round qualifiers will be staged this weekend with four COSAFA nations in action. South Africa and Zambia are well placed to advance to the next stage, where they will meet each other, while Namibia face a daunting task and Botswana the impossible. South

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COSAFA nations enter FIFA World Cup draw

COSAFA nations, bar Zimbabwe, will know their fate on Saturday when the draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification competition is made in St Petersburg, Russia. They are among a record 53 nations from the continent who have entered the preliminaries with only Zimbabwe left out after being banned for failing to pay a

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S Africa, Zimbabwe women continue path to Olympics

South Africa and Zimbabwe will fly the COSAFA flag in the third round of qualifiers in the women’s football competition for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this weekend. The pair are two steps away from playing at the Olympics, which for South Africa would mean a return after they featured in the

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