Monday May 04, 2015. 09:59
Mozambique coach Joao Chissano has picked Mamelodi Sundowns star Elias Pelembe in his squad for the COSAFA Cup 2015 to be hosted by South Africa from May 17-30.
Mozambique enter the competition at the quarterfinal stage, where they will face Malawi at the Moruleng Stadium on May 24.
Mambas coach Chissano guided Mozambique to the Plate trophy at the last tournament in Zambia in 2013. Mozambique’s best finish in the regional showpiece came in 2008 when they lost in the final to South Africa.
Mozambiqu have won bronze in this competition on three occasions – 1997, 2004 and 2009.
Cesar Raimundo Machava, Joaquim Manuel Tsambe
Benedito Germano Bernando, Norberto Marcelino Norbeto, Edmilson Gabriel Dove, Reinildo Isnard Mandava, Elias Bongi Licuco, Salomao Abilio Mondlane, Estevao Gerson Massango
Momed Antonio Hagi, Saddan Rafael Guambe, Gildo Lourenco Vilanvulos, Elias Gaspar Pelembe, Luis Jose Miquissone, Cremildo Ernesto Nhantumbo, Diogo Antonio Alberto, Ussama Nancuta Mutumane
Manuel Celso Joquim Fernandes, Clesio Palmerim Bauque, Luis Melville Parkim, Jonas Jaime Lopes Tomocene, Isac Tome Filipe De Carvalho