Africa’s top contenders all advanced with varying degrees of difficulty through the knockout stage of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday to book a place in the decisive group phase next year. Algeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Egypt, the Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia, who have all been to past finals tournament, emerged
Former World Cup finalists Morocco and the Democratic Republic of Congo both advanced on the road to Russia on Sunday, along with COSAFA hopefuls Zambia, as they booked places in the final phase of African qualification for the 2018 tournament. Morocco lost 1-0 away to Equatorial Guinea in Bata but qualified 2-1 on aggregate after
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
A powerful strike early in the second half from Helder Pelembe handed Mozambique a narrow 1-0 won over Gabon in the first leg of their World Cup qualifier in the Mozambican capital on Wednesday. It leaves the tie still delicately poised with the return set for Saturday but Zambia made a big stride in their
Croatian coach Boris Pusic will take over the running of the Mozambique national team for the two World Cup qualifiers over the next week, assisted by Mano-Mano and Dario Monteiro. Pusic has been borrowed from Vilankulo, who finished in 10th place in the just completed Mocambola season. Pusic and Monteiro have been appointed solely for
An interview with Timothy Shongwe, Chairman of the Organising Committee, at the launch of the COSAFA CASTLE CUP 2016 in Namibia!
An interview with Naftal Ngalangi, Vice-President of the Namibia Football Association, at the launch of the COSAFA CASTLE CUP 2016 in Windhoek!
An interview with Alastair Hewitt, General Manager of Castle Lager at South African Breweries, at the launch of the COSAFA CASTLE CUP 2016 in Namibia!
The return of CASTLE LAGER as title sponsor of the COSAFA Cup for an initial period of five years will ensure the immediate future of one of the top regional competitions on the global calendar. The announcement that CASTLE LAGER would renew their association with the Southern Hemisphere championship was made in Windhoek this week
The COSAFA Cup 2016 was officially launched in host city Windhoek, Namibia on Tuesday with the announcement of the return of Castle Lager as title sponsor for the regional showpiece event. The championship, organised by the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) in conjunction with the Namibia Football Association (NFA), will be staged from