Namibia lose stalwart defender for World Cup qualifier

Namibia will be without Free State Stars defender Da Costa Angula for their 2018 FIFA World Cup Preliminary round tie against Gambia after he picked up an injury that could possibly sideline him for up to three months, the country’s football association reports. Angula last week Monday tore his Achilles tendons in his left foot

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Zambia get preparations under way for Under-23 championship

Zambia Under-23 coach Fighton Simukonda has named a provisional squad of 25 players for the African Under-23 Championship to be staged in Senegal from November 28. Simukonda wants to make sure that the country’s preparations are long and smooth as they prepare to face their hosts, Tunisia and COSAFA rivals South Africa at the championship.

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Tense day at All Africa Games for COSAFA pair

It was a tense day of action for the COSAFA sides competing in the football tournaments at the 2015 All Africa Games currently being held in Congo. The Zimbabwean men were knocked out of their competition, while the South African women are still in contention for the next round, but must hope other results go

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Busy period for SA national teams

The South African Football Association (SAFA) national teams face a hectic period between now and the end of the year with almost all the teams in action. Bafana Bafana, Banyana, U23, Women’s U20 and Men’s U17 will play no fewer than 18 matches until December 2015. First in action is Banyana Banyana against Ghana at

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Massive weekend of African Nations Cup qualifiers

Ghana and Senegal scored away success in the African Nations Cup qualifiers on Saturday but for other of the continent’s footballing heavyweight it proved a tough weekend with Nigeria drawing, and South Africa and Tunisia beaten. There was a historic first-ever victory for South Sudan, who beat Equatorial Guinea 1-0 at home after failing to

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Crucial AFCON qualifiers for COSAFA nations this weekend

COSAFA nations will resume their bid to qualify for the 2017 African Nations Cup this weekend when the second round of qualification matches is played. Angola will look to build on their solid start that saw them defeat Central African Republic 4-0 when they travel to Southern African rivals Madagascar on Sunday. The Malagasy were

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Namibia ready for Senegal challenge

Namibia coach Ricardo Mannetti is itching to see his side in action against Senegal when they take on the west African side in a 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier on Saturday. The COSAFA Cup champions are looking for their first victory in the qualifiers after losing their opener to Niger, and will hope the home

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