South Africa coach Desiree Ellis admits she will have a selection headache ahead of the COSAFA Women’s Championship that is set for September. Ellis has been running her eye over hopefuls for the regional competition and says it will be tough to whittle down her squad to the required number, and that the potential of
A course for CAF Women’s Instructors from around Africa was recently held in Cameroon at the CAF technical Centre in Mbankomo. The course was conducted by Ehypt’s Mohamed Abdul-Meneim, also known as ‘Shatta’, Dominique Niyonzima from Burundi and South Africa’s Fran Hilton-Smith. There were 24 participants from English-speaking African countries as well as the coaches
Zimbabwe have cruised into the semifinals of the 2011 COSAFA Women’s Championship with a thrilling 8-2 victory over Malawi at the Rufaro Stadium in Harare on Monday afternoon. Stars striker Rudo Machingura scored five goals as the home side came back from an early deficit to overwhelm their opponents. The match was played in front
Hosts Zimbabwe have kept up their fine recent form at the 2011 COSAFA Women’s Championship with a 3-0 victory over Mozambique at the Gwanzura Stadium in Harare on Tuesday. The Zimbabweans were already assured of a place in the knockout stages going into their third pool match, but their victory leaves Mozambique out of the
The semifinals of the 2011 COSAFA Women’s Championship will be held at the Rufaro Stadium in Harare on Thursday and have served up two eagerly-anticipated ties. Defending champions South Africa will take on Malawi in the first semifinal at 12h30, before host nation Zimbabwe meet East African guests Tanzania at 15h15. The winners will advance
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.