Welcome to our live coverage of the cross-over game between Malawi (Group B) and DR Congo (Group D) at the 2016 COSAFA Under-20 Championships on Tuesday.
A win will ensure DR Congo of a place in the semifinals, where Zambia await.
Malawi XI: Christopher Mikuwa, Kennedy Kachimamga, Azriel Johnson, Mike Mkwate, Chimwemwe Idana, Francisco Madinga, Nickson Nyasulu, Precious Sambani, Abel Mwakilama, Hadji Wali, Kondwani Mwaila.
DR Congo XI: Kama Kamalanduaku, Nicolas Kazadi, Chadrack Lukombe, Ernest Sita, Rachidi Kuamanbu, Djemes Mudiadia, Nathan Lusuki, Grady Lengo, Peter Zulu, Rosy Kinkela, Batista Adongba.
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FULLTIME: DR Congo hold of for the win and book their semifinal place!
90 – Yellow card to Mwakilama for a foul.
88′ – Malawi sub: Yafet Mangani in for Idana.
85′ – Mikuwa denies DRC from scoring again by blocking Musinga’s shot
80′ – DR Congo sub: Lukombe comes out for Katompa.
78′ – Yellow to DRC keeper Kamalanduaku for time-wasting.
76′ – Yellow for Zulu of DRC for fouling Pangani.
75′ – DR Congo sub: Agee Amongo in for Kinkela.
74′ – Lusuki’s effort ruled out for off side. Action swings to the other end where DRC’s Zulu clears from the line a goal bound Malawi shot.
64′ – Mikuwa again stays to the ground, spreads himself big to punch with both hands a point-blank header by DRC’s Lusuki.
55′ – Malawi keeper Mikuwa again keeps out a free-kick by Kukombe and stops another shot from the resultant corner-kick.
51′ – Mkwate for Malawi slips a pass for Pangani but he fires wide.
48′ – Yellow card to Malawi’s Nickson Nyasulu over a foul.
47′ – Mikuwa makes a double save to deny Lukombe of DRC who want to kill off this game
46′ – We are back under way in the second half!
HALFTIME: DRC lead 1-0 but it could have been worse for Malawi who are blunt upfront.
44′ – DRC’s Adongba receives yellow card.
40′ – Kuamanbu has his shot deflected for a corner-kick. Malawi survive again, thanks to Mikuwa’s one-handed near post save.
35′ – Hadji Wali cuts out a dangerous cross from Kuamanbu.
31′ – Madinga of Malawi caught off side as he tries to attack on the left wing.
25′ – GOAL! Nathan Lusuki rises above Malawi’s defence to glance into the net the opener for DRC!
22′ – Malawi keeper Mikuwa leaves his line to kick out the ball as Kinkela is about to shoot.
18′ – Kinkela finds space on the left wing, sprints but drags his pass to nobody in Malawi penalty box. The ball goes out.
16′ – Mwakilama gets a through ball in a counter-attack for Malawi but drifts away from the goalmouth and DRC regroup.
12′ – DRC’s Lukombe twists and turns past Malawi defenders but hits his shot wide from a tight angle.
7′ – Malawi, who are already out the competition and have yet to score, are being pinned in their own half by DRC.
4′ – DRC’s Kinkela stretches to meet a cross at the far post but misses a sitter!
1′ – We are under way in the first half!
– The referee for today’s clash is Tirelo Mositwane from Botswana.
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