The 2020 COSAFA Women's Championship is the eighth edition of the COSAFA Women's Championship, an women's international football tournament for national teams organised by COSAFA, teams from Southern Africa. It takes place from 3 to 14 November in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa.
|Host country||South Africa|
|Dates||3–14 November 2020|
|Teams||10 (from 1 confederation)|
|Venue(s)||2 (in 1 host city)|
|Champions||South Africa (7th title)|
|Goals scored||64 (4.27 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)||Sibulele Holweni (8 goals)|
Nine of the fourteen COSAFA member took take part in the competition. Tanzania from the CECAFA region entered as guests. Eswatini and Lesotho entered late because of uncertainety due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Namibia withdrew on 21 October 2020. The draw then was held on 22 October 2020.
|Groups A, B, C, Semifinals and Final||Groups A, B, and C|
|Wolfson Stadium||Gelvandale Stadium|
|Capacity: 10,000||Capacity: 3,000|
The group stage is composed of three groups of four teams each. Group winners and the best runner-up amongst all groups advance to the semi-finals. As Group A has 4 teams, the results against the bottom-placed team in this group are not counted towards the best runner-up calculation.
|1||South Africa (H)||3||3||0||0||14||0||+14||9||Advance to knockout stage|
|1||Malawi||2||2||0||0||10||0||+10||6||Advance to knockout stage|
|2||Zambia||2||1||0||1||8||1||+7||3||Advance to knockout stage as best runner-up|
|1||Botswana||2||2||0||0||2||0||+2||6||Advance to knockout stage|
|1||Zambia||2||1||0||1||8||1||+7||3||Advance to knockout stage|
- 1.^ Group B winner was originally scheduled to play the best runner-up of the group stage. But the regulations of the tournament didn't allow two teams from the same group to play against each other in the Semi-finals, and therefore the games had to be changed.
There were 64 goals scored in 15 matches, for an average of 4.27 goals per match.
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