Abel Xavier names Mozambique COSAFA Cup squad

Abel Xavier names Mozambique COSAFA Cup squad
Ussama Nancuta Mahumane of Mozambique challenged by Benson Shilongo of Namibia during the 2015 Cosafa Cup final match between Namibia and Mozambique at the Moruleng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa on May 30, 2015 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Wednesday Jun 08, 2016. 09:47

Mozambique Football Federation (FMF) announced their squad for the 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup which will kick-off in Nambia this weekend.

The Black Mambas are scheduled to take on Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in a quarter-final clash on the 19th of June 2016.

Experienced winger Elias Pelembe, who plies his trade in South Africa for Bidvest Wits, was included in Abel Xavier's 22-man squad.

The squad also includes two promising youngsters Luis Miquissone and Jose Guirrugo - a midfielder and a goalkeeper respectively.

The Black Mambas reached last year's COSAFA Castle Cup final, but they were defeated 2-0 by Namibia in North West, South Africa.

The full squad is as follows;


José Guirrugo
Nelson Logomale


João Mazive,
Ronny Marcos
Mucuapel Tembe
Edmilson Dove
Edson Sitoe
João Mussica,
Salomão Mondlane
Sidique Mussagi


Elias Samuel
Lourenço Waruma
Elias Pelembe
Manuel Kambala
Gildo Vilanculos
Luis Miquissone
Henrique Junior
Stélio Ernesto


Reginaldo Fait
Apson Manjate
Clésio Bauque
Manuel Correia

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