FULLTIME – COSAFA U20: Botswana 0 South Africa 1 – Group A

Welcome to our live coverage the Group B clash between Botswana and hosts South Africa at the 2016 COSAFA Under-20 Championships at the Moruleng Stadium on Monday.

South Africa have already qualified for the semifinals as group winners, while Botswana have yet to secure a point in the competition.

Starting line-ups:

Botswana XI: Tumisang Selolwane, Goitseone Legopelo, Thatayaone Ditlhokwe, Thato Kebue, Gape Mohutsiwa, Michael Tinye, Tshepho Malgas, Ronaldo Fortune, Tiroyaone Maome, Kitso Mangolo, Mothusi Cooper.

South Africa XI: Darren Johnson, Kabelo Seriba, Sphumelele Mbulu, Tercious Malepe, Givemore Khupe, Keletso Makgalwa, Sifundo Sibiya, Sibongakonke Mbatha, Nkosingiphile Ngcobo, Sipho Mbule, Itumeleng Shopane


FULLTIME: South Africa hold on for the win to make it three wins from three!

sub_livescore 73′ – South Africa sub: Itumeleng Shopane out and in comes Menzi Ndwandwe.

sub_livescore 72′ – Botswana sub: Ronaldo Fortune out and in comes Mpho Kgomo.

goal_livescore 65′ – GOAL! Sibongakonke Mbatha makes it 1-0 for South Africa!

shotwide_livescore 52′ – South Africa’s Itumeleng Shopane’s glorious chance to put his team ahead grazes past the left upright!

shotwide_livescore 47′ – South Africa’s Sibongakonke Mbatha’s connection from a Sifundo Sibiya header goes over the bar as the hosts seek an opener in this encounter.

finalwhistle_livescore 46′ – We are back under way in the second half.

HALFTIME: The whistle has gone with both teams tied at 0-0.

shotwide_livescore 36′ – South Africa’s Sifundo Sibiya heads wide of goal with only Botswana goalkeeper Selolwane to beat.

shotwide_livescore 26′ – Action continues to swing from one end to the other as both teams seek the opener here.

shotwide_livescore 16′ – South Africa is forced to defend and push the ball for a corner-kick as Botswana show a no-nonsense mood.

shotwide_livescore 15′ – South Africa’s captain Malepe has his header from inside the box cut out by Botswana goalkeeper Selolwane.

shotwide_livescore 13′ – Botswana exchange deft passes as they attack the South African goal, but it comes to nothing.

yc_livescore 11 – The referee flashes the first yellow card of this encounter for South africa’s Sphumelele Mbulu for handling the ball deliberately.

1′ – We are under way in the match between Botswana and South Africa!

– The referee for today’s clash is Nomore Musundire from Zimbabwe.