Angola pulls out of 2019 COSAFA Cup

This will not be the first time Angola will miss the COSAFA Cup
Angola pulls out of 2019 COSAFA Cup | News Central TV

Angola have pulled out of the 2019 COSAFA Cup, citing the need to complete their 2018/2019 league season and for the proper preparation for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations.

The tournament is due to start in Durban this weekend and the organizers are in a tight spot and despite conversations far and wide across the continent for a replacement, there will be no new participants.

Angola’s withdrawal means that this year’s Group A will contain only three teams – eSwatini, Mauritius and Comoros Islands.

The change means eSwatini and Mauritius will kick start the tournament at the King Zwelithini Stadium on Saturday.

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This will not be the first time Angola will miss the COSAFA Cup. The first was in 1997 and the next was in 2015.


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