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ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa is now targeting the biggest football post in the region after submitting his name for The Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) presidency.

COSAFA will hold its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, December 17 at Sun City in South Africa where the office-bearers for the next five years will be elected.

Elections will be held to decide the positions of President, Vice-President and for the Executive Committee.

Three nominations for the position of President were received prior to the November 2 deadline with the flamboyant Zimbabwean businessman one of the candidates.

Chiyangwa will battle it out with incumbent Suketu Patel and South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan.

The Zimbabwean businessman is also one of the three nominees for the position of Vice-President along with Advocate Salemane Phafane from Lesotho and Frans Mbidi of Namibia.

A vote will also be held to appoint members of the Executive Committee.


General Pedro Neto (Angola)

Mclean Letshwidi (Botswana)

David Fani (Botswana)

Walter Nyamilandu-Manda (Malawi)

Sameer Sobha (Mauritius)

Alberto Simanga (Mozambique)

John Muinjo (Namibia)

Dr Danny Jordaan (South Africa)

Timothy Shongwe (Swaziland)

Andrew Kamanga (Zambia)

Philip Chiyangwa (Zimbabwe).

A media briefing will be held following the COSAFA AGM where the results of the elections will be announced on Saturday.