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aQuellé provides COSAFA with a sip of cool water (and sports, and energy and soft drinks)

This week COSAFA announced a partnership with aQuellé who join as the Official Hydration partner filling the complete hydration category requirement, comprising their natural spring water, delicious soft drinks range KHULA and new ViV Power & Sports drinks to keep players hydrated, with the latter boasting a unique grip bottle that is filled with essentials to fuel their game for all tournaments in 2022, a deal brokered by exclusive commercial agents Flash Sponsorship.

“This deal has been a long time in the making & was concluded at exactly the right time” says Flash MD Richard van der Schyff “With the Hollywoodbets COSAFA Cup kicking off on the 5 July 2022 in Durban hydration for players, referees, officials and stakeholders will be crucial to ensure maximum performance”.

“Soccer is a sport loved by Africa and it is wonderful for aQuellé to partner with COSAFA in promoting the talent in our country and continent. We look forward to refreshing all the players and officials to power up their game!” says Nico Bosman, Director of aQuellé.

COSAFA General Secretary Sue Destombes adds they are delighted to welcome another valued partner into the fold.

“Our tournaments cannot happen without the support from our partners and sponsors, and so by aligning with COSAFA, aQuellé is directly assisting in the development of football in our region,” Destombes says.“COSAFA has provided the platform for many of our current stars in the region to take the next steps in their football career, but also develops the coaches, referees and administrators of tomorrow. We are grateful to aQuellé for assisting us in this regard.”

“We are especially pleased for our client COSAFA who provide a world class football platform for all ages, men & women, and having aQuelle join the family with their full suite of hydration products is further recognition & reinforcement of their status as the most efficient Association on the African continent.” concludes van der Schyff.


The HOLLYWOODBETS COSAFA CUP 2022 will see 13 of the leading sides from the Southern African region and West African guest nation Senegal compete over two weeks in Durban.

South Africa are the defending champions after they defeated Senegal on penalties in the final that was played in Gqeberha.

Fans will be able to gain FREE entry to the stadia but must collect their tickets the day before at the match venues.

The full list of fixtures for games at the King Zwelithini Stadium in Umlazi, the Princess Magogo Stadium in KwaMashu and the iconic Moses Mabhida Stadium can be found here.

COSAFA 2022 Tournament schedule is as follows:

– COSAFA Cup in Durban from 5 to 17 July

– COSAFA Women’s Champions League in Durban from 4 to 14  August

– COSAFA Women’s Championship in Gqeberha from 31 August to 11 September

– COSAFA Men’s U20 in Eswatini from 6 to 16 October

– COSAFA Beach Soccer Championship in Durban from 17 to 25 September

The Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA), established in 1983 and affiliated to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) is an association of 14 member nations with the goal of developing football in the region.

COSAFA member Associations as follows:

Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Maklawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe


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