BrandArena: Castle Lager returns as COSAFA Cup title sponsor

Thursday 5 November 2015

Castle Lager returns as COSAFA Cup title sponsor

Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) have announced the return of Castle Lager as title sponsor for the regional showpiece event. The deal will run for five years, from 2016 to 2020.

The COSAFA Cup 2016 was officially launched in host city Windhoek, Namibia.  The event will be staged from May 15-29 at two venues: the Sam Nujoma Stadium and Independence Stadium.

Castle Lager was the title sponsor of the tournament for a decade, starting with the inaugural event in 1997.
Marketing Director Sheila Changangu with Worthmore Category Marketing Manager David Minja
“We at Castle Lager are once again proud to announce our renewed sponsorship of the COSAFA CASTLE CUP for a further five-year period,” says Alastair Hewitt, General Manager of Castle Lager – Africa at SABMiller. “The duration of our sponsorships and the integral role that we play in developing our future sporting stars on the continent of Africa is unrivalled and shows our true commitment to the people of Africa and their passion for the “Beautiful Game”.

Namibia became the fifth country to lift the COSAFA Cup trophy when they defeated Mozambique 2-0 in the final of the 2015 competition that was staged in South Africa. Zambia and Zimbabwe have each won the competition on four previous occasions, with South Africa and Angola claiming three wins each.

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