SA bow out of Cosafa Cup, Group C on knife edge

SA bow out of Cosafa Cup, Group C on knife edge
Thubelihle Mavuso of Eswatini challenged by Thabang Matuludi of South Africa during the 2024 Hollywoodbets COSAFA Mens Championship match between South Africa and Eswatini at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Gqeberha on the 02 July 2024 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

by Staff Reporter

Wednesday Jul 03, 2024. 11:06

In Tuesday’s line-up of Cosafa Cup fixtures, South Africa failed to qualify for the semi-finals of the tournament, while Angola and Namibia eye top spot in Group C on Wednesday.

Despite claiming a 1-0 win against Eswatini at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Tuesday, South Africa missed out on qualifying for the next phase of the competition after finishing in 2nd place in Group A.

While South Africa and Mozambique ended their group bids level on points (5), it was the Mambas who boasted a superior goal difference following their 3-1 win against Botswana in the adjacent fixture on Tuesday.

Elsewhere, Namibia will take on Seychelles in their final Group C encounter with the game scheduled to take place at the Isaac Wolfson Stadium on Wednesday afternoon (Kick-off is at 3:00pm CAT). Then, in the corresponding tie, Lesotho and Angola will do battle at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium (Kick-off is at 3:00pm CAT).

Both Namibia and Angola head into their final group game level on points (4), while Angola have the upper hand in the Goal Difference statistic.


Tuesday, 2 July

Mozambique 3-1 Botswana

South Africa 1-0 Eswatini


Wednesday, 3 July

Namibia vs Seychelles

Lesotho vs Angola

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