2021 COSAFA Women’s Champions League

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2021 COSAFA Women's Champions League
Tournament details
Host countrySouth Africa South Africa [1]
Dates26 August–4 September
Teams7 (from 7 associations)
2022

The 2021 COSAFA Women's Champions League is the 1st edition of the COSAFA women's club football championship organised by the COSAFA for the women's clubs of association nations. This edition will held from 26 August–4 September 2021.[1][2][3][4][5] It will be hosted by South Africa [2].

The winner of the tournament will qualify for the first ever CAF Women's Champions League which will held later this year.

Participating teams[change | change source]

The following seven teams will contest in the league.

Team Appearances Previous best performance
Zambia Buffaloes FC 1st n/a
Zimbabwe Black Rhino Queens FC 1st n/a
Botswana Double Actions Ladies 1st n/a
 Lesotho Lesotho Defense Force 1st n/a
South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies FC 1st n/a
Eswatini Manzini Wonderers LFC 1st n/a
Namibia Turu Magic 1st n/a

Draw[change | change source]

The draw ceremony of the championship was held on 29 July 2021 11:00 local time at Johannesburg, South Africa.[6]


Group summary[change | change source]

Group A Group B

South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns
Lesotho Lesotho Defence Force LFC
Botswana Double Action Ladies
Eswatini Manzi Wanderers LFC

Zambia Green Buffaloes LFC
Namibia Tura Magic LFC
Zimbabwe Black Queens Rhino

Group stage[change | change source]

Key to colours in group tables
Group winners and runners-up advance to the Knockout stage
Tiebreakers

Teams are ranked according to points (3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss), and if tied on points, the following tiebreaking criteria are applied, in the order given, to determine the rankings.

  1. Points in head-to-head matches among tied teams;
  2. Goal difference in head-to-head matches among tied teams;
  3. Goals scored in head-to-head matches among tied teams;
  4. If more than two teams are tied, and after applying all head-to-head criteria above, a subset of teams are still tied, all head-to-head criteria above are reapplied exclusively to this subset of teams;
  5. Goal difference in all group matches;
  6. Goals scored in all group matches;
  7. Penalty shoot-out if only two teams are tied and they met in the last round of the group;
  8. Disciplinary points (yellow card = 1 point, red card as a result of two yellow cards = 3 points, direct red card = 3 points, yellow card followed by direct red card = 4 points);
  9. Drawing of lots.

Group A[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Status
1 South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Qualified for Knockout stage
2 Lesotho Lesotho Defence Force LFC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Botswana Double Action Ladies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Eswatini Manzini Wanderers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 27 August 2021. Source:[source?]

A1vA2
TBC

A1vA3
TBC

A3vA2
TBC

Group B[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Status
1 Zambia Green Buffaloes LFC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Qualified for Knockout stage
2 Zimbabwe Black Rhino Queens 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Namibia Tura Magic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 26 August 2021. Source:[source?]

A1vA2
TBC

A1vA3
TBC

A3vA2
TBC

Knockout stage[change | change source]

Bracket[change | change source]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
TBD
 
 
Winner group A
 
TBD
 
2nd group B
 
SF1 winner
 
TBD
 
SF2 Winner
 
Winner group B
 
 
2nd group A
 

Semi-finals[change | change source]

Winner group Av2nd group B
TBD
Winner group Bv2nd group A
TBD

Final[change | change source]

SF1 WinnervSF2 Winner
TBD

Statistics[change | change source]

Goalscorers[change | change source]

There have been 0 goals scored in 0 matches, for an average of Division by zero. Division by zero. per match.


References[change | change source]

  1. "Inaugural Cosafa Women's Champions League draw to take place". Daily Pressradar. 26 July 2021. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  2. "Eight teams confirmed for maiden COSAFA Women's Champions League". Goal.com. 20 April 2021. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  3. "Inaugural COSAFA Women's Champions League draw set for July 29". Cosafa.com. 23 July 2021. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  4. "Inaugural COSAFA Women's Champions League unveiled". Cosafa.com. 21 April 2021. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  5. "Eight women's side to complete in champions league". Daily Southerncourier.co.za. 23 April 2021. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  6. "Inaugural COSAFA Women's Champions League draw set for 29 July". Daily African Football News. 26 July 2021. Retrieved 28 July 2021.

Other websites[change | change source]