Zambia, South Africa in Shock Cosafa Exit

Hosts Bafana Bafana and former champions Zambia have suffered shock early exits from the Cosafa Cup. Both teams will now play in the consolation Cosafa Plate Final.



Christopher Munthali of Zambia goes in low to tackle Tendai Ndoro of Zimbabwe during Cosafa Cup in 2013.

  • Zambia:   'Cosafa Game Plan Intact' - Despite Absence of Four Mazembe Players

    Times of Zambia, 13 May 2015

    HONOUR Janza says the absence of the TP Mazembe quartet will not disrupt his initial game plan of ensuring the Chipolopolo defend the COSAFA Senior Challenge Cup that kicks of May… Read more »

  • South Africa:   Bhengu Overwhelmed By Bafana Bafana Call-Up

    SAFA, 12 May 2015

    Bafana Bafana striker Phumelele Bhengu says he is overwhelmed by getting a call up to Bafana Bafana. Read more »

  • Namibia:   Brave Warriors Prep for Cosafa Cup

    Namibia Economist, 30 April 2015

    Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti today concluded his 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers training and will start with the 2015 COSAFA Cup training camp on… Read more »

  • Malawi:   MBC TV Beam Cosafa Games

    Malawi24, 13 May 2015

    Soccer loving Malawians who are not privileged enough to own DSTV in their house holds, have been given a reason to smile following national broadcaster Malawi Broadcasting… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Warriors Hit By Chaos

    The Herald, 13 May 2015

    ZIMBABWE'S Warriors got their preparations for the 2015 COSAFA Cup off to a shambolic start with just nine players turning up for training, leaving coach Callisto Pasuwa a worried… Read more »

  • Tanzania:   TFF Names Cosafa Cup Squad

    Daily News, 13 May 2015

    TAIFA Stars skipper Nadir Haroub is among five players who failed to the make the final 20-man squad for the forthcoming COSAFA Cup after being declared unfit. Read more »

  • Malawi:   Flames to Depart for Cosafa On 19th May

    Malawi24, 12 May 2015

    Malawi National Football Team (the Flames) fresh from Zambia where they lost 2-0 to Chipolopolo boys in an international friendly on Sunday will depart for Cosafa Castle Senior… Read more »

  • Malawi/Zambia:   Zambia Football Fans Mock Chipolopolo Over Flames' Win

    Malawi News Agency, 12 May 2015

    Zambia's Chipolopolo on Sunday beat Malawi 2-0 in an international friendly match at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka in readiness for the Cosafa Cup in South Africa. Read more »

  • Tanzania:   Stars Prepare for Cosafa Cup

    Daily News, 12 May 2015

    SENIOR national team, Taifa Stars, on Monday began preparations for the forthcoming 2015 COSAFA Cup due to kick off next weekend in South Africa. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Warriors Troop Into Camp

    The Herald, 12 May 2015

    THE Warriors, who are scheduled to leave by the end of this week for the Cosafa Games in South Africa, last night began trooping into camp. Read more »

  • Zambia:   Kalaba to Miss Cosafa

    Times of Zambia, 11 May 2015

    INSPIRATIONAL skipper Rainford Kalaba will not lead Zambia's quest for the record fifth Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) Senior Challenge Cup in South… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Wits Refuse to Release Botes for Cosafa Cup

    Namibian, 11 May 2015

    The Brave Warriors will be without the services of veteran striker Henrico Botes after his club Bidvest Wits refused to release him for the Cosafa Cup tournament which starts on 17… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Warriors in Buoyant Mood Ahead of Cosafa Cup

    New Era, 11 May 2015

    A relatively youthful 13-member Brave Warriors squad jetted out of the country yesterday en route to South Africa for the 2015 edition of the annual COSAFA Cup to be held in… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Warriors Won't Have Enough Preps

    The Herald, 9 May 2015

    ZIMBABWE'S home-based Warriors will now have just a few days of preparations before they begin their 2015 COSAFA Cup campaign in South Africa next weekend amid revelations ZIFA are… Read more »

  • South Africa:   Mashaba Announces Cosafa Cup Squad

    SAFA, 8 May 2015

    Bafana Bafana head coach Ephraim Shakes Mashaba has named a 22-man squad for the COSAFA CUP tournament. Read more »

  • Zambia:   Kalaba Eyes Cosafa Cup

    Times of Zambia, 8 May 2015

    CHIPOLOPOLO skipper, Rainford Kalaba and his two TP Mazembe teammates yesterday beefed up the Zambia soccer team for Sunday's international friendly match against Malawi with the… Read more »

  • Malawi:   It's Time to Bring Cosafa Cup to Malawi, Says FAM

    Malawi24, 7 May 2015

    Football Association of Malawi (FAM) says winning this year's Cosafa Cup Senior Challenge Cup which will be hosted by South Africa later this month is a major target for Malawi… Read more »

  • Zambia:   I'll Do My Best, Says Felix

    Times of Zambia, 6 May 2015

    RECALLED midfielder, Felix Katongo says he will use his experience to help the Chipolopolo defend the COSAFA Senior Challenge Cup that kicks off on May 17 in South Africa. Read more »

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