Football - 2016 Cosafa Cup - Zimbabwe v Swaziland - Sam Nujoma Stadium

FT – Swaziland 1 Madagascar 0

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.

Starting line-ups:

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!

ShotWide_LiveScore 87′ – Tsabedze gets a shot away against the run of play but blasts wide of goal.

ShotWide_LiveScore 82′ – Madagascar sub: Dina Razanakoto comes in for Robeson.

YC_LiveScore 76′ – Cyril Lukele gets a yellow card.

ShotWide_LiveScore 71′ – GOAL! He’s done it again! Felix Badenhorst heads in his fifth goal of the tournament and Swaziland lead 1-0!

ShotWide_LiveScore 58′ – Ndinisa hits the upright almost immediately at the other end!

ShotWide_LiveScore 58′ – Fanomezana feeds Vombola and this time his shot narrowly misses target

ShotWide_LiveScore 48′ – Morelin’s header glances over the bar. That was a BIG chance!

FinalWhistle_LiveScore 46′ – The potential Group A decider between Swaziland and Madagascar is back under way.

HALFTIME: No goals at the break as Swaziland have the better chances. A this stage they are going through.

ShotWide_LiveScore 44′ – Nhleko, Dinisa and Badenhorst all have chances but Madagascar defend gallantly.

ShotWide_LiveScore 36′ – Nhleko twice blasts his shot wide of goal when well placed.

ShotWide_LiveScore 33′ – Fanomezana beats the defender but his shot is over the bar.

ShotWide_LiveScore 27′ – Lovely technique by Badenhorst and hit the crossbar.

ShotWide_LiveScore 22′ – Nhleko takes a blinder of a shot that whistles over the bar.

ShotWide_LiveScore 16′ – Cross by Tobisoa but no player was there to connect. Half a chance for Madagascar.

YC_LiveScore 13′ – Yellow card for Sanele Mkhweli.

ShotWide_LiveScore 12′ – Ndinisa gets a chance that he blasts over the top.

ShotWide_LiveScore 11′ – Chance for Swaziland but Badenhorst’s shot is quickly dealt with by Franscois.

ShotWide_LiveScore 10′ – Not much to report in the opening 10 minutes.

FinalWhistle_LiveScore 1′ – We are under way in the match between Swaziland and Madagascar!

- Match officials – Referee: Victor Gomes (South Africa); Jenson Dos Santos (Angola); Souru Phatsoane (Lesotho)