World Cup round-up | RSS.com The first two rounds of 2026 World Cup qualifiers threw up some surprise results, with great wins and disappointing defeats for our 14 competing teams from the COSAFA region. Here to talk us through the pools is African football guru Mark Gleeson, who is respected across the continent for his
The 2026 World Cup qualifiers in Africa get under way this week and there will be plenty of COSAFA interest as all 14 member associations dream of a place in the finals in the United States, Mexico and Canada. It is a long road to get there, and it all gets under way in the
Malawi’s locally-based national team players are in camp this week in preparation for next week’s 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Liberia and Tunisia. According to FAM Competitions and Communications director Gomezgani Zakazaka, 19 players have been summoned for the second camp. They include players from Mighty Mukuru Wanderers and Silver Strikers, who missed the
Brave Warriors! | RSS.com In this episode of The COSAFA Show, we have an exclusive interview with Namibia national team coach Collin Benjamin about the past, present and future for the team. Namibia will travel to the Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast early next year and with the World Cup qualifiers starting this
Botswana and Namibia have bowed out of the qualifiers for the 2024 Paris Olympics after defeats on Tuesday, but two teams from the COSAFA region remain in contention … and both could make it. Namibia lost 2-0 in Morocco in the second leg of their second round tie to go down 4-0 on aggregate to
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.
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
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
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.