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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Harambee Starlets land guests’ invite for Cosafa tourney

Harambee Starlets
Harambee Starlets

Harambee Starlets will feature in the Cosafa tournament slated for Zimbabwe in September.

Kenya becomes the second East African nation to make a guest appearance at the tournament to be held in Southern Africa.

The tournament that will feature 12 teams will be staged in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, from September 13-24 in Bulawayo.

Kenya becomes the second East African nation to make a guest appearance at the tournament, after reigning Cecafa champions Tanzania, who featured in the last edition in 2011.

This is the third time Zimbabwe are hosting the Cosafa women’s 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 have won the most titles with three wins in 2002, 2006 and 2008.

Zimbabwe have one title win registered in 2011. Twelve teams will battle it out for the 2017 title during the tournament which will be held in Zimbabwe’s second largest city.

They are—Botswana, Lesotho, Kenya, Malawi, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Bulawayo has three stadia – Luveve, White City and Barbourfields Stadium.

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