The COSAFA Castle Cup in Numbers!

1 – Namibia’s triumph at the 2015 COSAFA Castle Cup was their first in the competition and made them just the fifth country to lift the title in all. This year will also be the first time that Namibia are hosting the COSAFA Castle Cup. 1 – This year will see the Democratic Republic of

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DR Congo to play at 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup

African Nations Championship winners the Democratic Republic of Congo have been added as a guest nation to the star-studded line-up for the 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup to be staged in Namibia from June 11-25. Congolese football has enjoyed a renaissance in recent years with top club TP Mazembe current holders of the African Champions League,

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Good weekend for COSAFA sides in CAF competition

It was a mostly positive weekend for teams from the COSAFA region in African club competition this past weekend. Zimbabwe champions Chicken Inn caused the biggest surprise when they defeated South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns 1-0, bringing to an end a 19-game unbeaten run for their opponents. Sundowns fielded a near full-strength side too, but were

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Huge boost for COSAFA region as future tournaments secured

Football in the region received another major boost with the announcement on Saturday that three future tournaments of the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations will be held in the North West Province. It follows a determined commitment from the North West Government and the Bakgatla Ba Kgafela to make the Province the ‘home of

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COSAFA to hold AGM on December 19

The Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) will host its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Johannesburg on Saturday, December 19. The meeting will be attended by the presidents of all 14 associations affiliated to COSAFA and will set the path for the organisation for the coming 12 months. Among the items to be discussed

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COSAFA sides excel in World Cup qualifiers!

COSAFA duo the Comoros Islands and kingdom of Swaziland enjoyed a fine outing in the World Cup spotlight on Friday by holding two of African soccer’s established powers to goalless draws in the first leg of their second round qualifying ties. The Comoros, in only their third World Cup campaign, were denied a famous victory

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