The Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) sends their sincere condolences to the family of former Swaziland referee and COSAFA Referees Committee member Wallace Mabuza, who passed away recently after a short illness. The 62-year-old was one of the top referees on the African continent through the 1990s, before hanging up his whistle to
Due to organisational constraints, the COSAFA Under-20 Youth Championship will not be staged this year despite every effort being made to do so.
South Africa coach Shakes Mashaba has announced a 25-man squad to face COSAFA rivals Angola in back-to-back clashes for Round 2 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifiers. The first clash will be the away leg, to be played on Friday, 13 November 2015 at the Ombaka National Stadium in Benguela, Angola and kicks
South African businessman Tokyo Sexwale officially launched his bid for the presidency of FIFA on Tuesday and his hopeful he can win enough support to succeed Sepp Blatter next February. Sexwale will be one of eight candidates for the post and having officially been involved in FIFA affairs for the last decade, says he is
The COSAFA region will have not one but two sides competing in the women’s football tournament for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. This after both Zimbabwe and South Africa qualified for the finals competition as Africa’s two representatives, the first time two nations from Southern Africa have reached the same Olympic tournament.
Four more COSAFA nations have won their place in the second stage of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a fifth set to join them imminently. Namibia, Botswana and Madagascar all eased into the second stage, and are joined by island nation Comoros, who stunned fellow Southern Africans Lesotho. Swaziland still need to
Banyana Banyana face a tricky fixture this weekend when they take on Equatorial Guinea in a match that will decide who qualifies for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil in August. The two sides played to a goalless draw in the first leg held at the Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa more than a week
It was a mostly good round of matches for the COSAFA sides in the first leg of their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers over the last few days. Nine teams from the COSAFA region were in action and almost all will feel they got positive results to take into the second legs to be played
Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba showered his players with praise after defying the odds to beat hosts Costa Rica 1-0 in a highly charged friendly international match at a packed San Jose National Stadium on Thursday (Friday SA time). A clinical finish by Andile Jali on the 9th minute separated the two sides in a
Francistown will be hosting an international match for the second successive month as Botswana take their World Cup qualifier against Eritrea to the northern city for a rare competitive international outside of the capital Gaborone. It follows last month’s 1-0 win for the Zebras at home to Burkina Faso in the African Nations Cup qualifiers,