ZIMBABWE TO HOST 2017 COSAFA WOMEN’S TOURNAMENT

Southern Africa is the most active region under the Confederation of African Football providing a competitive platform for two age groups teams – the Under-17 and the Under-20 as well as the COSAFA Women’s tournament.

Zimbabwe is set to host this year’s Council for Southern Africa Football Associations (Cosafa) Women’s football championship scheduled for August to September.

This is the third time that Zimbabwe plays host to the Cosafa Womens’ football tournament, having hosted the event in 2002 and 2011.

Zambia and Angola played host to the championships in 2006 and 2008 respectively.

South Africa has won the most titles with three wins in 2002, 2006 and 2008.

Zimbabwe has one title win it registered in 2011.

Eight Southern African nations will battle out for the 2017 title during the tournament which will be held in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second largest city.

Bulawayo  has three stadia – Luveve, White City and Barbourfields Stadium.

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