Mannetti looking forward to bright Namibia future

COSAFA Cup-winning coach Ricardo Mannetti has returned to his post to lead Namibia and is looking forward to taking the Brave Warriors to even greater heights. Mannetti resigned after leading Namibia to their maiden Southern African championship in May, suggesting he wanted time away from the hot-seat. But he has been enticed back and is

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Mannetti resigns as coach of Namibia

COSAFA Cup winning coach Ricardo Mannetti has resigned from Namibia just weeks after leading the side to one of their greatest triumphs, the country’s football association has confirmed. The 40-year-old did not accept a new contract offer from the Namibia Football Association (NFA) and with his current deal set to expire at the end of

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Congratulations to Media Competition winners!

The three category winners of the COSAFA Cup 2015 media competition have been announced with each walking away with a R10 000 prize, courtesy of Castle Lager and COSAFA. The awards have been introduced to reward excellence in the field of journalism and photography and judging was predictably difficult this year with a number of

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Namibian players win individual awards

Namibian players were the big winners in the individual awards for the COSAFA Cup 2015 after they helped their nation to a first ever regional crown. The Brave Warriors came through six matches to claim first place in the showpiece tournament when they defeated Mozambique 2-0 in the final on Saturday. It was a tough

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Namibia win first COSAFA Cup crown!

Namibia were crowned COSAFA Cup 2015 champions when they registered a deserved 2-0 win over Mozambique in the final of the regional championship at the Moruleng Stadium in South Africa on Saturday. Pacey winger Deon Hotto proved the hero with both goals as Namibia claimed a first ever Southern African title. And they did it

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Zambia, Malawi set up Plate final date

Zambia and Malawi set up a final date in Friday’s COSAFA Cup 2015 Plate Final when they both claimed victory in their Last 4 clashes at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace on Wednesday. Zambia breezed past west African guest nation Ghana 3-0 in the first game of the day, before Malawi overcame hosts South Africa

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Heavyweights line up in Plate semifinals

The COSAFA Cup Plate semifinals on Wednesday contain some of the heavyweights of the continent in what will be two fascinating match-ups at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace. West African guest nation Ghana take on defending COSAFA Cup champions Zambia (kick-off 17h00 local; 15h00 GMT), while hosts South Africa entertain Malawi (kick-off 19h30 local; 17h30

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COSAFA Cup 2015 quarterfinal shocks continue!

The shocks continued in the COSAFA Cup 2015 quarterfinals as Ghana were ousted by Madagascar in Monday’s first match at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace. Following on from exits for defending champions Zambia and hosts South Africa on Sunday, it was another major surprise at the tournament, where Mozambique earned their Last 4 spot with

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