COSAFA Women's Championship

The COSAFA Women's Championship is an association football tournament for teams from Southern Africa organized by Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA). South Africa have won the most titles with five wins. Zimbabwe won the 2011 edition. The next edition will take place in South Africa in September 2018.[1]

COSAFA Women's Championship
RegionSouthern Africa (COSAFA)
Number of teams8
Current champions South Africa (6th title)
Most successful team(s) South Africa (6 titles)
Websitehttp://www.cosafa.com
2019 edition

WinnersEdit

In 2008 Namibia was a losing semi-finalist.[2]

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd Place Score 4th Place
2002
[3]
  Zimbabwe  
South Africa
2–1  
Zimbabwe
 
Zambia
1–0  
Mozambique
2006
[3]
  Zambia  
South Africa
3–1  
Namibia
 
Zambia
2–1  
Zimbabwe
2008
[4]
  Angola  
South Africa
3–1  
Angola
2011
Details
[5][6]
  Zimbabwe  
Zimbabwe
1–0  
South Africa
 
Tanzania
3–0  
Malawi
2017
Details
  Zimbabwe  
South Africa
2–1  
Zimbabwe
 
Zambia
1–1 (4–2 p)  
KenyaG
2018
Details
  South Africa  
South Africa
2–1  
CameroonG
 
UgandaG
1–0  
Zambia
2019
Details
  South Africa  
South Africa
1–0  
Zambia
 
Zimbabwe
3–0  
Botswana

G: Invited guest team, no COSAFA member.

Top scorersEdit

 
COSAFA members
Year Player Goals
2008[4]   Noko Matlou 12
2011   Rufaro Machingura 8
2017   Rutendo Makore 10
2018   Linda Motlhalo 4
2019   Racheal Nachula 10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://jwsports1.com/cameroon-uganda-feature-cosafa-womens-championship/
  2. ^ http://www.cosafa.com/history-of-the-cosafa-womens-championship/
  3. ^ a b "COSAFA Women Tournaments". www.rsssf.com. Archived from the original on 2017-07-22. Retrieved 2017-07-18.
  4. ^ a b "SA women shine in Cosafa Cup". iol.co.za. 12 March 2008. Archived from the original on 23 August 2016. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  5. ^ "COSAFA Women's Championship-Zimbabwe crowned 2011 Champions". womenssoccerafrica.blogspot.de. Archived from the original on 2017-08-11. Retrieved 2017-07-18.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-09-13. Retrieved 2016-08-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External linksEdit