African champions South Africa have taken the next step in their bid to qualify for the Paris Olympic Games with a 2-0 win over a stubborn DR Congo on Monday for a 3-1 aggregate success in the tie. Banyana had found it difficult to break their opponents down but scored two goals through Thembi Kgatlana.
It is with great sadness that COSAFA has learned of the passing of veteran Lesotho football administrator Mr Thabo Pule. Mr Pule served as a member of the SFEC prior to the inception of the modern-day Lesotho Football Association (LeFA). He also served as a LeFA NEC member for many years and was President of
President Lazarus Chakwera has rewarded each of the Malawi national women’s football team squad member with a K1.5 million and a 35×25 metre plot in Area 45 in Lilongwe for winning the 2023 COSAFA Women’s Championship. Chakwera, who hosted the team for a luncheon at the State House in Lilongwe on Wednesday said the team should
COSAFA is about much more than what fans see on the pitch, it is a vehicle to develop and grow the game across the board in the Southern African region, providing opportunities not only to players, but also coaches, match officials and referees. One such beneficiary has been Leah Sweetness Masango, who for several years
Malawi were crowned the 2023 HOLLYWOODBETS COSAFA Women’s Championship winners for the first time after defeating holders Zambia 2-1 at a buzzing Lucas Moripe Stadium on Sunday. Zambia were in charge of the game in the opening minutes of the match and could have gotten the opener from a corner inside the first 15 minutes
Defending champions Zambia will meet Malawi in the final of the 2023 HOLLYWOODBETS COSAFA Women’s Championship on Sunday at the Lucas Moripe Stadium following victories over Zimbabwe and Mozambique respectively in the semi-finals, played at the same venue on Friday. The Copper Queens were 1-0 winners over returning Zimbabwe in the first semi-final. Coach Florence
Knowledge is power! | RSS.com In this special episode of The COSAFA Show we speak to Dr Nonhlanhla Mkumbuzi, who is leading a research project in conjunction with FIFA and COSAFA that aims to collect data on African female footballers and their health. The project has been running since 2020 and the COSAFA Women’s Championship
Zimbabwe have completed the semifinal line-up at the 2023 HOLLYWOODBETS COSAFA Women’s Championship in Gauteng following a 1-1 draw with Botswana in the Group C decider on Wednesday. They join Malawi, who topped Group A with nine points, Zambia and Mozambique, who finished in first and second places with seven points respectively from Group B.
Zambia and Mozambique confirmed their places in the semifinals of the 2023 HOLLYWOODBETS COSAFA Women’s Championship after wins over Comoros and Angola respectively in the deciding Group B matches in Gauteng on Tuesday. Defending champions Zambia were forced to kick into second gear by Comoros, who came into their decider already eliminated as they held
Group C was dubbed the ‘Group of Death’ and lived up to expectations after the results of match day two in the pool at the HOLLYWOODBETS COSAFA Women’s Championship at Dobsonville Stadium on Monday. Botswana showed no mercy against Lesotho as they put three goals past them without reply. The Mares, who made no changes