Namibia placed in Group B of 2019 COSAFA Women's Championship

Source: Xinhua| 2019-07-03 22:22:58|Editor: Yurou
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WINDHOEK, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Namibia has been placed in Group B of the 2019 Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) Women's Championship which will take place in South Africa from July 31 to August 11, according to the Council's website.

Group B will see Namibia face Zambia, Mauritius, and Botswana.

The draw was one of two made at COSAFA House in Johannesburg Wednesday, with the groups for the inaugural COSAFA Women's Under-20 Championship to be played from August 1 to 11 also drawn.

According to the Council, the Women's Under-20 Championship is an eagerly-awaited competition that provides players in this age group with the opportunity to showcase their quality.

For the Under-20 Championship, in Group A, Namibia was pitted against South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Malawi, in a pool that has been described as a group of death.

The two tournaments will run side by-side, with the matches to be played at the Wolfson and Gelvandale stadiums at the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in South Africa.