Welcome to our live blow-by-blow coverage of the 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup third/fourth play-off between Swaziland and DR Congo at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday!
These two are vying for the bronze medal with Swaziland playing their sixth game in the tournament and DR Congo their third.
Swaziland XI: Nhlanhla Gwebu, Sifiso Mabila, Muzi Dlamini, Sanele Mkhweli, Sabelo Ndzinisa, Banele Sikhondze, Mcolisi Lukhele, Zwele Nxumalo, Njabulo Ndlovu, Phinda Dlamini, Mandla Palma.
Subs: Felix Badenhorst, Sibonginkosi Gamendze, Phinda Dlamini, Sandile Ginindiza, Tony Tsabedze, Wonder Nhleko.
DR Congo XI: Ley Matampi, Junior Baometo, Lomalisa Mutambala, Bompunga Botuli, Bukasa Bakangila, Lobi Manzoki, Lema Mabidi, Watshini Bukia, Bodrick Muselenge, Rudi Kupa, Sedrick Ngulubi.
Subs: Nelson Omba, Doxa Gikanji, Mukoko Batezadio, Herve Lomboto, Guy Basisila, Franck Mfuki, Bangala Litombo.
FULLTIME: Swaziland finish third and take the bronze medal! Great tournament for them as they beat DR Congo 1-0!
90+2′ – Swaziland are just a minute away from a bronze medal
82′ – Swaziland sub: Phuwainkosi Dlamini comes in for Ndzinisa.
79′ – Palma just nicks the ball away from Bakangila as he prepares to shoot.
77′ – Badenehorst thought he had found his sixth goal of the tournament but his shot on goal is rightly ruled offside.
74′ – Joshua Bondo forced to re-start play after players claim they had been confused by a whistle from the terraces.
71′ – Yellow card for Tsabedze for simulation.
68′ – Swaziland sub: Tony Tsabendze comes in for Sikhondze.
64′ – Ngulubi tries his luck with an angled shot that lacks the sting to trouble Gwebu.
62′ – DR Congo sub: Mukoko Batezadio comes in for Manzoki.
58′ – Badenhorst has another attempt on goal but drags his low shot wide off the post.
56′ – Tournament top-scorer Badenhorst tests Matampi with a sizzling shot off his first touch. Great save.
53′ – Swaziland sub: Felix Badenhorst comes in for Nxumalo.
52′ – DR Congo sub: Guy Basisila comes in for Bukia.
46′ – We are back under way in the second half!
– DR Congo sub: Bangala Litombo comes in for Baometo.
HALFTIME: Swaziland lead 1-0 at the break but DR Congo have had some great chances. Entertaining!
41′ – GOAL! Excellent strike as Sabelo Ndzinisa rifles the ball into the back of the net! 1-0 Swaziland!
39′ – Nxumalo sends a cross from the left which Lukhele heads over.
38′ – Nxulamo drags his right-footed shot wide.
34′ – Unlucky Ngulubi is stopped by the underside of the crossbar as his shot rebounds back into play.
30′ – Dzinisa fails to connect with a cross inside the box as he is also ruled offside.
26′ – Ngulubi shakes his head is disbelief as Gwebu uses his reflexes to bundle his effort out for a corner from inside the box
24′ – Gwebu has to dive to his right to block a close-range shot from Bukia.
21′ – Bukia’s cross from the free-kick is easily dealt with by Palma.
17′ – Muselenge heads just wide from the corner.
13′ – Cross from the left from Bukia straight into the goalkeeper’s hands.
12′ – Swaziland breakaway with a clearance as Muzi Dhlamini sends a cross into the box which is headed out.
7′ – A misunderstanding on the edge of the box between Matampi and his defender almost gifts Muzi Dlamini with a chance to shoot into an empty goal but he instead finds the goalkeeper.
6′ – Play briefly stopped as Lukhele receives attention and limps off the pitch.
3′ – Ngulubi tries to work his way into the Swaziland box but loses his footing and the ball rolls out for a goal-kick.
1′ – We are underway in our third/fourth playoff between Swaziland and DR Congo!
- Match officials – Referee: Joshua Bondo (Botswana); Asst. 1: Zakhele Siwela (South Africa); Asst. 2: Salani Ncube (Zimbabwe).