Southern African nations gear up for COSAFA Cup showdown


Twelve nations from the Southern African area of the continent are gearing themselves up for the annual COSAFA Cup set to happen in South Africa between 27 June – 07 July.

Following the official draw of the competitors was performed in Johannesburg on Friday, 14 June the place the groups have been drawn into the thrilling three teams of 4 forward of the two-week competitors.

This yr marks the 23rd version of the regional competitors and can see reigning champions; Zambia seeking to defend their title and prolong their report because the staff with essentially the most COSAFA titles.

With seven titles to their identify, Zambia can even goal to grow to be the primary staff to win three COSAFA Cup titles in a row within the historical past of the competitors.

Zambia vs Lesotho

Different nations with spectacular COSAFA Cup titles embody Zimbabwe (6), South Africa (5), Angola (3).  

Event hosts, South Africa are drawn in Group A with Mozambique, Eswatini and Botswana, whereas the reigning champions, Zambia tackle Lesotho, Zimbabwe and a fourth staff that’s but to be confirmed.

Angola occupy the final group the place they are going to be dealing with the excessive in confidence, Namibia in addition to islanders, Comoros and Seychelles.

The official host venue of the competitors can be introduced in the end.



GROUP A: South Africa, Mozambique, Eswatini, Botswana

GROUP B: Zambia, TBC, Lesotho, Zimbabwe

GROUP C: Angola, Namibia, Comoros, Seychelles

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