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FT – Malawi 0 Lesotho 1

Check out our live coverage of the deciding match of Group B at the 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia on Thursday.

Starting line-ups:

Malawi XI: Charles Swini, Stanley Sanudi, Francis Mlimbika, Chiukepo Msowoya, Rafick Namwera, Harry Nyirenda, Joseph Kamwendo, Gabadinho Mhango, Miracle Gabeya, Isaac Kaliati Gerald Phiri Jnr.

Subs: Ernest Kakhobwe, Wonderful Jereman, Muhammad Sulumba, Yamkani Fodya, Peter Wadabwa, Pilirani Zonda, John Banda, Dalitso Sailesi.

Lesotho XI: Daniel Jousse, Basia Makepe, Mafa Moremoholo, Kopano Tseka, Hlompo Kalake, Mabuti Potloane, Kefuoe Mahula, Jane Thaba-Ntso, Tsepo Seturumane, Jeremea Kamela, Tumelo Khutlang.

Subs: Liteboho Mokhehle, Sepiriti Malefane, Bokang Sello, Phafa Tsosane, Sera Motebang, Motlomelo Mkwanazi, Montoeli Sonopo, Thabo Seakhoa.

 

MATCH UPDATES

Halftime_LiveScore FULLTIME: Lesotho set up a quarterfinal meeting with South Africa on Saturday after a 1-0 win over Malawi!

YC_LiveScore 90′ – Yellow card for Mothebang for time wasting.

ShotWide_LiveScore 88′ – Desperate Swini ventures forward to try and set up a Malawi attack.

ShotWide_LiveScore 87′ – Motebang takes a weak shot at goal from the edge of the box.

ShotWide_LiveScore 85′ – After sitting back for much of the game, Lesotho turn the heat on Malawi and continue to catch them on the break.

ShotWide_LiveScore 84′ – Jousse thrills the crowd with some acrobatics after saving a header from Sulumba.

Goal_LiveScore 83′ – GOAL! Lesotho have the lead and surely a quarterfinal place as Jane Thaba-Ntso heads home at the back post!

ShotWide_LiveScore 81′ – Snap-shot by Motebang catches Swini off guard but just misses the target.

YC_LiveScore 80 – Yellow card for Motebang for a high boot.

Sub_LiveScore 76′ – Lesotho sub: Motlomelo Mkhwanazi comes in for Potloane.

Sub_LiveScore 75′ – Malawi sub: Peter Wadabwa comes in for Phiri Jnr.

ShotWide_LiveScore 72′ – Shot from Kamwendo sails over the bar with Jousse a beaten man.

ShotWide_LiveScore 69′ – Sulumba blasts over from close-range.

ShotWide_LiveScore 66′ – Long throw from the right by Sanudi finds Sulumba who heads wide.

ShotWide_LiveScore 61′ – Lesotho content with keeping their shape at the back and rarely venturing forward in numbers.

ShotWide_LiveScore 60′ – Sulumba directs his glancing header at Jousse.

Sub_LiveScore 60′ – Malawi sub: John Banda comes in for Kaliati.

ShotWide_LiveScore 58′ – Kamwendo sends in a looping cross which can only find the defending head of Tseka.

ShotWide_LiveScore 57′ – Kemela sends his curling free-kick wide off the left upright.

Sub_LiveScore 56′ – Lesotho sub: Thabo Seakhoa comes on for Khutlang.

Sub_LiveScore 53′ – Lesotho sub: Sera Motebang comes in for Seturumane.

ShotWide_LiveScore 47′ – Mhango attempts a volley on the turn and it goes wide

FinalWhistle_LiveScore 46′ – We are back under way with a big 45 minutes for Lesotho and Malawi!

Halftime_LiveScore HALFTIME: Lesotho and Malawi are deadlocked at 0-0 and as things stand it’s Lesotho who advance.

ShotWide_LiveScore 45′ – Thaba-Ntso forces a brilant save from Swini, who punches the ball out for a corner.

ShotWide_LiveScore 44′ – Jousse rushes off his list to fist away Kaliati’s effort.

Sub_LiveScore 40′ – Malawi sub: Muhammad Silumba comes on for captain Msowoya.

ShotWide_LiveScore 39′ – Mhango’s header is too tame to trouble Jousse.

ShotWide_LiveScore 36′ – Mhango shoots over from 20 metres out.

ShotWide_LiveScore 35′  – The flow of the traffic has largely been going Malawi’s way with Lesotho relying on counter raids.

ShotWide_LiveScore 34′ – Msowoya fails to connect with a low cross from the right by Kaliati

ShotWide_LiveScore 33′ – Cross by Kaliati is headed out by Mahula.

ShotWide_LiveScore 30′ – A rare attack by Lesotho forces Swini into a save.

ShotWide_LiveScore 28′ – Mlimbika’s low cross/shot is smothered by Jousse.

ShotWide_LiveScore 27′ – Nyirenda launches a Malawi attack that is cleared by Makepe.

ShotWide_LiveScore 20′ – Phiri sends a long free-kick that is headed out by Makepe.

ShotWide_LiveScore 17′ – Thaba-Ntso’s blistering shot from the edge of the box is palmed away by Swini.

ShotWide_LiveScore 15′ – Lesotho come charging forward with Khutlang, but his shot flies over.

ShotWide_LiveScore 11′ – Mhango handles while trying to shoot in the box. Danger averted.

ShotWide_LiveScore 10′ – Malawi try to build from the back and Kaliati heads the ball out for a goal-kick.

ShotWide_LiveScore 7′ – Phiri shoots wide on the turn from inside the box.

ShotWide_LiveScore 5′ – Lesotho’s first attempt on goal from a shot by Khutlang goes wide.

ShotWide_LiveScore 3′ – Phiri’s free-kick is spilled out for a corner by the goalkeeper. Lesotho eventually clear their lines through Tseka.

FinalWhistle_LiveScore 1′ – We are under way in the crunch Group B clash between Lesotho and Malawi!

- Match officials – Referee: Hamada Nampiandraza (Madagascar); Asst. 1: Zakhele Siwela (South Africa); Asst. 2: Matheus Kanyanga (Namibia)