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Council of Southern Africa Football Associations

Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (French: Conseil des Associations de Football en Afrique Australe; Portuguese: Conselho das Associações de Futebol da África Austral), officially abbreviated as COSAFA, is an association of the football playing nations in Southern Africa. It is affiliated to CAF.

Council of Southern Africa Football Associations
Conseil des Associations de Football en Afrique Australe
Conselho das Associações de Futebol da África Austral
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Formation1997
TypeSports organization
HeadquartersGaborone, Botswana
Region served
Southern Africa
Membership
Official language
English, French and Portuguese
President
Zimbabwe Phillip Chiyangwa
AffiliationsCAF, FIFA
Websitewww.cosafa.com

COSAFA organise several tournaments in the Southern African region, and its most renowned tournament is the COSAFA Cup.

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Executive committeeEdit

The 2008 annual general assembly saw the election of the new COSAFA Executive Committee. Previously the committee consisted of 14 members; the new committee now consists of seven members: the president, vice-president and five members, as well as the chief operations officer. The most recent committee was elected on 17 December 2016.[1]

Nation Name Occupation
President
  Phillip Chiyangwa
Vice-President:
  Frans Mbidi
Members
  Alberto Simanga
  Andrew Kamanga
  Pedro Neto
  Sameer Sobha
  Walter Nyamilandu-Manda

The term of office of the COSAFA President is five years and that of the Vice President is four years. The other office bearer is three years.

Current membersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mr Phillip Chiyangwa is new COSAFA president". COSAFA. 17 December 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2016.

External linksEdit