Angola through to next phase of Cosafa

Luanda – The U-17 national men´s Football team are qualified for the next stage of the Cosafa tournament, which takes place in South Africa, qualifier for the World Cup scheduled to happen from 13 to 31 March, 2021, in Morocco.

According to a communication from the competition organizers, to which ANGOP had access on Saturday, this fact results from the disqualification of Botswana, Comoros, Eswatini and Zimbabewe, due to falsification of players’ ages.

 

South Africa, Malawi and Zambia are also in the next stage of the event.

 

Thus, the organizers presented a new calendar with the four national teams left in the competition, to be played in the round robin system. The top two teams will play the final and the other two will scramble for the third place.

 

Full Fixture

Nov 22, 2020

Angola / Zambia (12:30, Gelvandale stadium)

South Africa / Malawi (15:30, Gelvandale stadium)

 

Nov 24

South Africa / Angola (12:30, Gelvandale stadium)

Zambia / Malawi (15:30 Gelvandale Stadium)

 

Nov 26

Malawi-Angola (03:30 pm, Oval stadium)

Zambia / South Africa (15:30 Gelvandale stadium)

 

Nov 29

Third and fourth place qualifier, 11 am at the Gelvandale stadium

 

Final, at 03:00 pm, at the Gelvandale stadium.

Were it not for this measure by Cosafa, Angola would face at 12:30 this Saturday the Eswatini, at the Gelvandale stadium, for the second round of group A.

 

In the opening round, Angola and Zimbabwe tied for a goal.

 

Mito da Sila is the Angolan squad’s head-coach.

According to a communication from the competition organizers, to which ANGOP had access on Saturday, this fact results from the disqualification of Botswana, Comoros, Eswatini and Zimbabewe, due to falsification of players’ ages.

 

South Africa, Malawi and Zambia are also in the next stage of the event.

 

Thus, the organizers presented a new calendar with the four national teams left in the competition, to be played in the round robin system. The top two teams will play the final and the other two will scramble for the third place.

 

Full Fixture

Nov 22, 2020

Angola / Zambia (12:30, Gelvandale stadium)

South Africa / Malawi (15:30, Gelvandale stadium)

 

Nov 24

South Africa / Angola (12:30, Gelvandale stadium)

Zambia / Malawi (15:30 Gelvandale Stadium)

 

Nov 26

Malawi-Angola (03:30 pm, Oval stadium)

Zambia / South Africa (15:30 Gelvandale stadium)

 

Nov 29

Third and fourth place qualifier, 11 am at the Gelvandale stadium

 

Final, at 03:00 pm, at the Gelvandale stadium.

Were it not for this measure by Cosafa, Angola would face at 12:30 this Saturday the Eswatini, at the Gelvandale stadium, for the second round of group A.

 

In the opening round, Angola and Zimbabwe tied for a goal.

 

Mito da Sila is the Angolan squad’s head-coach.