2000 COSAFA Cup

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2000 COSAFA Cup
Tournament details
Teams 11 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions  Zimbabwe (1st title)
Runners-up  Lesotho
Tournament statistics
Matches played 12
Goals scored 29 (2.42 per match)
1999
2001

This page provides summaries to the 2000 COSAFA Cup.

First Round[edit]

Seychelles and Madagascar registered for the tournament following their admission to COSAFA (like Mauritius) but were excluded from participation due to 'budgetary constraints'.

Winners of the first round advanced to the quarter-finals.

March 5, 2000
Zimbabwe  2–1  Lesotho
Joel Lupahla Goal 69'
Mpitsa Marai Goal 89' (o.g.)
Masupha Majara Goal 9'
April 15, 2000
Malawi  2–1  Mozambique
Daniel Chitsulo Goal 5'
Mike Kumanga Goal 9'
Amide Goal 59'

Quarter-Finals[edit]

  • Angola (holders), Namibia, Swaziland received byes to the quarter-finals.
  • Lesotho also entered as the best losers from the first round (on better disciplinary record compared to Mozambique).
May 14, 2000
Zimbabwe  3–2  Namibia
Luke Petros Goal 67'76'
William Mugeyi Goal 68'
Collin Benjamin Goal 79'
Robert Nauseb Goal 89'
May 20, 2000
Malawi  0–0
(4–5 pen.)
 Angola
June 11, 2000
Lesotho  0–0
(3–1 pen.)
 Zambia

Semi-Finals[edit]

July 23, 2000
Lesotho  2–1  Angola
Motlatsi Maseela Goal 84'
Teele Ntsonyana Goal 89'
Akwá Goal 30'

Final[edit]

August 13, 2000
Lesotho  0–3  Zimbabwe
Thabang Mahlakajoe Goal 9' (o.g.)
William Mugeyi Goal 41'
Luke Petros Goal 52'
Setsoto Stadium, Maseru
Attendance: 15,000
August 27, 2000
Zimbabwe  3–0  Lesotho
Luke Petros Goal 15' (pen.)
Robson Chisango Goal 75'
Benjamin Mwaruwara Goal 78'
Bulawayo
Attendance: 35,000


 2000 COSAFA Cup 

Zimbabwe
First title

External links[edit]

Details at RSSSF archives