Tantalizing Soccer at Southern African Women's Cosafa Cup

Southern Africa's Cosafa Women's soccer tournament kicked off on November 3. Fired-up performances has seen some teams finding the back of the net multiple times. So far, hosts South Africa's Banyana Banyana brought their A-Game to a tough match against Angola, beating them 2-0. Eswati beat Comoros in a hard-fought 4-2 encounter, after trailing 0-2, while Tanzania's Twiga team held on to beat Zimbabwe 1-0. The team that so far scored the most goals is Zambia with an 8-0 victory over Lesotho. Much more, mouth watering soccer is still to come, including the U-17 women's games which thus far has seen Tanzania beat Comoros 5-1.

The COSAFA Women's Championship features eight teams, split into two groups of four, who will battle it out for a place in the semifinals. Hosts and defending champions South Africa are joined by Angola, Botswana, Comoros Islands, Malawi, East African guest nation Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The U-17 tournament features six teams- Botswana, Comoros, Zambia, Zimbabwe, hosts South Africa and Tanzania as guest nation.

While no fans are allowed into the stadiums, the senior matches will be broadcast live on various channels and livestreamed on www.cosafa.tv.

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