COSAFA U20 Championship

Inyatsi Construction is proud and excited to announce its partnership with Eswatini Football Association, in sponsoring the COSAFA U20 Championship that will be held in the Kingdom from the 6th of October until the 16th of October 2022. This will be the 28th instalment of the international youth football tournament.

In its continued efforts to promote the development of youth sports in the Kingdom of Eswatini, Inyatsi Construction has committed E2,000,000.00 for the tournament which will be broadcasted across the continent of Africa and the world. Not only is Inyatsi a construction company, delivering quality projects across the continent of Africa, but it is also leaving a positive mark in society – by developing the local communities in which it operates in.

The COSAFA U20 Championship promises to be an exciting tournament and we look forward to an exciting 10 days of football!

CEO’s statement:

Welcome to this prestigious event where we as Inyatsi Construction are joining the football fraternity in putting resources together, staging the 2022 COSAFA Under-20 Youth Championships in the beautiful Kingdom of Eswatini.

  • As a company operating in nine African countries namely;
  • Eswatini, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi, Ivory Coast, South Africa, Uganda and Lesotho, we are delighted to be part of this epoch-making event.
  • Football is a community sport, and we see our involvement as an opportunity to empower the youth in the African continent because football in particular is a popular sport.
  • The COSAFA Under-20 Youth Championships are a youth tournament which speaks to development of the game and to us, this ticked all the boxes as a company because we are for development and growth.
  • Through this tournament we hope we can unearth the future Kalusha Bwayla’s(Chipolopolo), Benedict McCarthy’s(Bafana), Jean-Mac Ithier’s (Club M), Lehlonoholo Seema’s (Lekwena Lekwena), Tico Tico Bucuane’s( Black Mambas) , Siza ‘King Pele’ Dlamini’s(Sihlangu Semnikati), Joseph Kamwendo’s(The Flames) , players who have shone brightly in yesteryears and some even went to play in Europe and put Africa as a whole on top of the international football map.
  • The 12 countries who will participate in the tournament are namely, Eswatini (host), Botswana, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Malawi, Comoros, Angola, South Africa, Namibia, and Zambia. Some of these countries is where Inyatsi Construction has a footprint.
  • We are aware that the competition, to run from 6 October to 16 October in the country, will act as a Zonal Qualifier for the Under-20 Cup of Nations to be held in Egypt from February/March next year , where the two finalists this year set to advance to the continental showpiece. This should be a big motivating factor for all 12 countries who will take part in this year’s tournament.
  • Inyatsi Construction has pledged a sum of E2 million towards hosting of this year’s 2022 COSAFA Under-20 Youth Championships. Our sister company, Eswatini Mobile will be the Official Communications Sponsor.
  • Finally, We thank Eswatini Football Association (EFA) for engaging us to be part of such a prestigious event.
  • We believe the return of the tournament means all 12 teams will return with renewed vigour and commitment to put up a brilliant show this year. Mozambique are the defending champions and We wish all 12 teams all the best!.


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