Welcome to our live coverage of the crucial 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup Group A clash between Swaziland and Madagascar at the Independence Stadium on Wednesday.
The winner of this match will advance to the quarterfinals where Zambia await, while a draw could bring Zimbabwe back into the frame if they beat Seychelles.
Madagascar XI: Chretien Andriamifehy, Tobisoa Njakarinirina, Fenosoa Rotolojanahary, Michael Rabeson, Ando Moelentsoa, Morelin Raveloarisona, Sarivahy Vombola, Rinjala Raherinaivo, Franscois Randrianmonejanahary, Valery Rakotoarinosy, Claudel Fanomezana.
Subs: Eddit Bastia, Dina Razanakoto, Rojo Andrianmanjato, Florent Rajoaniasy, Jatombo Bourahim, Hasina Rastimbazafy, Elefoni, Andy Randrianarisoa.
Swaziland XI: Ginnidza Sandile, Sifiso Mabila, Siyabonga Mdluli, Sanele Mkhweli, Felix Badenhorst, Sabelo Nzidinisa, Cyril Lukele, Machawe Dlamini, Mfanzile Ndlovu, Tony Tsabebze, Wonder Nhleko.
Subs: Bongani Ngwebu, Muzi Dlamini, Sikhubuzo Ntimane, Sibonginkosi Gamendze, Banele Sikhondze, Phumlane Dlamini, Siboniso Malambe, Mandla Palma
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FULLTIME: Swaziland set up a #COSAFACastleCup quarterfinal against Zambia on Sunday with a 1-0 win over Madagascar!
87′ – Tsabedze gets a shot away against the run of play but blasts wide of goal.
82′ – Madagascar sub: Dina Razanakoto comes in for Robeson.
76′ – Cyril Lukele gets a yellow card.
71′ – GOAL! He’s done it again! Felix Badenhorst heads in his fifth goal of the tournament and Swaziland lead 1-0!
58′ – Ndinisa hits the upright almost immediately at the other end!
58′ – Fanomezana feeds Vombola and this time his shot narrowly misses target
48′ – Morelin’s header glances over the bar. That was a BIG chance!
HALFTIME: No goals at the break as Swaziland have the better chances. A this stage they are going through.
44′ – Nhleko, Dinisa and Badenhorst all have chances but Madagascar defend gallantly.
36′ – Nhleko twice blasts his shot wide of goal when well placed.
33′ – Fanomezana beats the defender but his shot is over the bar.
27′ – Lovely technique by Badenhorst and hit the crossbar.
22′ – Nhleko takes a blinder of a shot that whistles over the bar.
16′ – Cross by Tobisoa but no player was there to connect. Half a chance for Madagascar.
13′ – Yellow card for Sanele Mkhweli.
12′ – Ndinisa gets a chance that he blasts over the top.
11′ – Chance for Swaziland but Badenhorst’s shot is quickly dealt with by Franscois.
10′ – Not much to report in the opening 10 minutes.
- Match officials – Referee: Victor Gomes (South Africa); Jenson Dos Santos (Angola); Souru Phatsoane (Lesotho)