DR Congo, Swaziland book semifinal berths!

Guest nation DR Congo and Swaziland booked their places in the 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup semifinals with victories at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia on Sunday. DR Congo defeated Mozambique 1-0 to set up a semifinal meeting with Botswana, while Swaziland triumphed on penalties over Zambia to book a date with South Africa

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FT – DR Congo 1 Mozambique 0

Check out our live blow-by-blow coverage of the fourth 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup quarterfinal between guest nation DR Congo and Mozambique at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Sunday.   Starting line-ups: DR Congo XI: Herve Lomboto, Bompunga Botuli, Nelson Omba, Momba Lusala, Doxa Gikanji, Lobi Manzoki, Lema Mabidi, Bodrick Muselenge, Sedrick Ngulubi, Bangala Litombo. Subs: Ley

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FT – Zambia 0 (2) Swaziland 0 (4)

Check out our live blow-by-blow coverage of the third quarterfinal of the 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup between Zambia and Swaziland at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Sunday.   Starting line-ups: Zambia XI: Danny Munyao, Donashano Malama, Buchizya Mfune, Adrian Chama, Emmanuel Museka, Charles Zulu, Paul Katema, Salulani Phiri, Steward Chikandiwa, Conlyde Luchanga, Festus Mbewe. Subs: Benedict

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Botswana, South Africa into semifinals!

Botswana booked their place in the COSAFA Castle Cup semifinals after defeating hosts Namibia 5-4 on penalties at a packed Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday. The teams had played to a 1-1 draw but after winger Deon Hotto, the hero for Namibia when they won the title in South Africa 12 months ago, missed his

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FT – Botswana 1 (5) Namibia 1 (4)

Check out our live blow-by-blow coverage of the second quarterfinal between Botswana and hosts Namibia in the COSAFA Castle Cup at the sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek on Saturday!   Starting line-ups: Botswana XI: Kabelo Dambe, Tapiwe Gadibolae, Mosha Gaolaolwe, Thato Kebue, Onkabetse Makgantai, Lesego Galenamotlhale, Lemponye Tshireletso, Boitumelo Mafoko, Thabang Sesinyi, Lebogang Disele, Lesenya Ramoraka. Subs:

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FT – South Africa 1 (4) Lesotho 1 (2)

Check out our live blow-by-blow coverage of the 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup quarterfinal between South Africa and Lesotho at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia on Saturday.   Starting line-ups: South Africa XI: Reyaad Pieterse, Rivaldo Coetzee, Tshepo Rikhotso, Lebogang Phiri,  Abbubaker Mobara, Gift Motupa, Thembela Sikhakhane, Tebogo Moerane, Thembinkosi Lorch, Judas Moseamedi, Maphosa Modiba. Subs: Nkosingiphile Gumede,

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COSAFA mourns loss of referee Chirindza

COSAFA learnt with distress on Friday of the passing of Mozambique referee Samuel Chirindza at the age of 32. Chirindza, viewed as one of the top up-and-coming referees on the African continent, passed away in Mozambique having contracted malaria. Chirindza was originally scheduled to officiate at the on-going 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup in Namibia, but

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