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Zimbabwe Barred From 2022 COSAFA Cup Tournament

Zimbabwe Barred From 2022 COSAFA Cup Tournament

The Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) says Zimbabwe will not participate in this year’s tournament unless FIFA lifts the country’s suspension from international football.

The 2022 edition of the COSAFA Cup competition will be held from 5-17 July in Durban, South Africa.

The draw has been scheduled for 31 May when the teams that will participate in the tournament will be announced. COSAFA said on Monday:

As things stand, Zimbabwe will not be on hand to compete for the title this year after their suspension by FIFA prohibits them from taking part in any football activities.

However, should that suspension be lifted, they will be welcomed to the tournament with open arms, having had such a rich history in the COSAFA Cup down the years and provided so much quality talent for the region.

Meanwhile, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has expelled Zimbabwe from the 2023 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.

CAF made the drastic move after Zimbabwe failed to have its suspension by FIFA lifted.

More: Soccer24

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15 Comments

Advocate Tendai Biti 1 month ago

Vote for change 2023 zvese zve**** embudzi zvatinoitirwa nana luka chivende vanozviwetera zvinopera ,how a country like Zimbabwe be suspended for government meddling in sports


Jorijo 1 month ago

Saka maimboti muzim amuna crisis ikozvino motirova me futubholu embargo imika


America🇺🇸 1 month ago

Lets hope our cricket boys win today we can't lose to teams like Namibia .


China 1 month ago

Zimbabwe ndeyeropa kwete bhora..


Reform 1 month ago

How do you expect our football to reform when it is lead by a British Gvt Minister


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VYBZ KARTEL 1 month ago

Minister must be fired. Useless. Regime Gvt


Bright 1 month ago

Ahasi iye akauraya bhora uyu rakatofa Kare asati avepo fired kudii

1 month ago


G15 1 month ago

Simply call it poor quality


Zimbabwe 1 month ago

Akaroya nyika yedu dai anzwa tsitsi


Ghana 1 month ago

Zim yakanokorwa tsoka iyi

America🇺🇸 1 month ago

Wakaramba ne land yako I we 😂

Jamie 1 month ago

ma warriors iwaya aingotipa ma heartbreak kuma tournaments. better timbozorora mbichana


Chris Jerico 1 month ago

You will here someone saying Zim doesn't hv quality players to compete that's nonsense.Look at all the foreign based players we hv 👀


Jamie 1 month ago

we have quality that still gives us heartbreak at the same time.


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