Check out our live coverage of the 2016 COSAFA Under-20 Championships Group B clash between Malawi and Zimbabwe at the Moruleng Stadium on Friday.
After their 5-1 defeat to Zambia in their pool opener on Wednesday, Zimbabwe face elimination if they do not pick up a win here.
Malawi XI: Christopher Mikuwa, Azriel Johnson, Mike Mkwate, Chimwemwe Idana, Francisco Madinga, Frank Chizuze, ickson Nyasulu, Precious Sambani, Abel Mwakalima, Hadji Wali, Kondwani Mwaila.
Zimbabwe XI: Chadya Nelson, Angel Mawere, Bukhosi Ncube, Fredrick Dzeka, Last Kapuya, Learnmore Muyambo, Blessing Sibanda, Prince Dube, Phiri Derwin, Thomas Kadyaridzire, Jerry Chipangura.
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FULLTIME: It ends all square and Zimbabwe must now hope that Zambia beat Malawi by four goals or more on Sunday!
81′ – Malawi are denied a clear penalty when Zimbabwe defender Bukhosi Ncube brings down Young Flames winger Mike Mkwate in the box, but the referee waves play-on.
76′ – Time ticking away for both teams to find the opener here.
70′ – Zimbabwe’s Clive Rupiya is clear on goal but Malawi keeper Christopher Mikuwa saves his shot!
68′ – Yellow card for Zimbabwe’s Sibanda. They need a goal desperately …
51′ – Malawi’s Abel Mwakalima forces Zimbabwean goalminder Nelson Chadya to make a save and parry the ball out for a corner.
46′ – We are back under way in Moruleng where Malawi and Zimbabwe are locked at 0-0.
HALFTIME: No goals at the break in a game of few chances. 0-0.
45′ – Malawi midfielder Madinga tests the palms of Zimbabwe goalkeeper Nelson, but he does well to save.
40′ – Still no goals and both keepers have yet to be seriously tested.
25′ – Not much goal-mouth action at this stage, but Zimbabwe starting to see more possession.
15′ – No goals in the first 15 minutes … Malawi seeing more of the ball.
11′ – Malawi’s Chizuzu is clean through but the 14-year-old gets his feet in a muddle and he kicks the ball out before he can shoot!
6′ – Good save from Zimbabwe keeper Nelson as a deflected shot is tipped over.
1′ – we are under way between Malawi and Zimbabwe!
– Today’s referee is Stanley Hachiwa from Zambia.
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