Cosafa Cup shelved

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Patel Jul 30 Gallo Images The Cosafa Cup set to be hosted in Botswana in September has been cancelled, but Cosafa president Suketu Patel says the body is in the process of finding a new host nation. Photo: Lefty Shivambu

Johannesburg – The Cosafa Cup which was set to be hosted in Botswana from September 13-28 has been cancelled, Council of Southern African Football Associations announced on Wednesday.

Cosafa president Suketu Patel said the organisation was in the process of finding a new host nation.

“Due to financial and logistical constraints, the Cosafa Cup has had to be cancelled,” Patel said in a statement.

“Currently we await response to our request which has been promised by the end of this week, after which we will make a full press briefing on this matter.” – Sapa


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