COSAFA Women's Championship

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COSAFA Women's Championship
Region Southern Africa (COSAFA)
Number of teams 8
Current champions  South Africa (5th title)
Most successful team(s)  South Africa (5 titles)
Website http://www.cosafa.com
2018 edition

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]

Winners

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

G: Invited guest team, no COSAFA member.

Top scorers

COSAFA members
Year Player Goals
2008[4] South Africa Noko Matlou 12
2011 Zimbabwe Rufaro Machingura 8
2017 Zimbabwe Rutendo Makore 10
2018 South Africa Linda Motlhalo 4

References

  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 links

  • Official site
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