Looking ahead: A week of action-packed competitions from football, cricket, and more. 

by | Oct 9, 2023 | Africa Women's Sevens, Beach Volleyball, COSAFA Women's Cup, Cricket- Men, Football - Womens, ICC Cricket World Cup, Rugby, Rugby World Cup, Sevens-Women, Swimming - Mens, Swimming - Womens, Swimming World Cup

Photo Credit: COSAFA 

Get ready for an exhilarating week of sports, where epic football clashes, cricket bashes, and swimming splashes promise non-stop excitement.

COSAFA Women’s Cup

The COSAFA Women’s Cup Group stages are reaching a climax, with three coveted semi-final spots still up for grabs. Malawi stands tall as the sole qualifier for the semi-finals. 

Exciting matches include Botswana vs. Lesotho, Namibia vs. Zimbabwe, Angola vs. Mozambique, Zambia vs. Comoros, South Africa vs. Eswatini, and Madagascar vs. Malawi. The final group stage clashes feature Zimbabwe vs. Botswana and Namibia vs. Lesotho.

ICC Cricket World Cup

In the thrilling arena of the ICC Cricket World Cup, South Africa, currently ranking second, takes on Australia, seated sixth, on Thursday, October 12th.

Rugby World Cup

An electrifying Quarter-final awaits as the Springboks face off against host nation France’s Le Bleus on Sunday, October 15th. South Africa, finishing second in the Pool stages, is set to challenge France, the table-toppers in their Pool.

Beach Volleyball Championships

Prepare for intense competition as the Beach Volleyball Championships ignite today with fierce rivalry among competitors vying for a podium finish.

World Aquatics Swimming World Cup

The Swimming World Cup’s second phase splashes into action from October 13th to15th in Athens, the birthplace of the Olympics, promising world-class aquatic battles.

Africa Women’s Sevens

The final phase of the Africa Women’s Sevens commences on October 14th, culminating on October 15th. Eight formidable teams—Kenya, Madagascar, South Africa, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Ghana, and Zimbabwe—converge to fight for the prestigious title.

Get ready to be enthralled as these sporting spectacles unfold, promising a week filled with unparalleled athleticism and nail-biting action.


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