EXCLUSIVE: Ghana to play in 2015 COSAFA Cup as guest nation

Christian Atsu of Ghana (7) celebrates a goal with teammates during of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter Final match between Ghana and Guinea at Malabo Stadium, Equatorial Guinea on 01 February 2015 Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

Christian Atsu of Ghana (7) celebrates a goal with teammates during of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter Final match between Ghana and Guinea at Malabo Stadium, Equatorial Guinea on 01 February 2015 Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix



GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report that Ghana are one of the two guests nations for the 2015 COSAFA Cup for senior national teams.

The Black Stars have been joined by Tanzania to replace Angola and Comoros Islands meaning 12 of the 14 countries under COSAFA would be competing.

The tournament will be held in South Africa from 17-30 May.

Per the format, the eight lowest ranked sides according to the FIFA rankings in February will compete in the round-robin stage.

They have been drawn into two Groups of four each.
The top teams in each group will advance to the knockout stage, where the six higher ranked sides including Ghana will join the tournament from the quarterfinals onwards.

2015 CASAFA CUP Draw:
Group A: Namibia , Lesotho , Zimbabwe , Tanzania
Group B: Seychelles , Madagascar , Mauritius , Swaziland

Quarter-final draw:
Ghana v Group B Winners
South Africa v Botswana
Zambia v Group A Winners
Mozambique v Malawi

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