Check out our live coverage of the second semifinal of the 2016 COSAFA Under-20 Championships between South Africa and Angola at the Moruleng Stadium on Wednesday night!
The teams are playing for the right to see Zambia in Friday’s final!
South Africa XI: Sanele Tshabalala, Kabelo Seriba, Aghmat Ceres, Repo Melepe, Wiseman Meyiwa, Luther Singh, Sipho Mbule, Nkosingiphile Ngcobo, Reeve Frosler, Menzi Ndwandwe, Kobamelo Kodisang.
Angola XI: Joao Eduardo, Mario Balburdia, Pedro Alves, Joaquim Balanga, Nelson Mudile, Calebi Yanda, Francisco Sacalumbo, Nelson Da Luz, Felix Vladimiro, Alberto Miguel, Zinadine Catraio
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FULLTIME: South Africa ease into the final against Zambia on Friday!
83′ – GOAL! Who else? Luther Singh volleys into the net after a ball across the goal mouth from Mbatha!
80′ – Angola’s Da Luz flicks his header onto the roof of the net.
76′ – South Africa sub: Shane Saralina in, Frosler out.
73′ – Angola sub: keeper Eduardo out, in Julio Costa.
72′ – South Africa sub: Sifundo Sibiya in, Ngcobo out.
71′ – GOAL! Luther Singh bags his hat-trick as he pounces after Angola goalkeeper fails to stop a long ball to score from a tight angle.
65′ – Angola sub: Paulinho Nguendelamba in, Alves out.
64′ – Angola try to unlock South Africa’s defence but Frosler and Seriba are working over time here.
60′ – Angola sub: Balburdia out, in Jose Alfonso
59′ – South Africa sub: Kodisang out, Sibongakonke Mbatha in
57′ – GOAL! Luther Singh grabs his second on a counter-attack, turns his marker inside out before firing into the net!
56′ – Yellow card to Angola’s Da Luz for foul language on the referee over his decision to award South Africa a throw in.
52′ – Singh dances his way on the left to win a throw in, but Angola break on the counter.
47′ – Ceres fouls Sacalumbo of Angola to gift them a free-kick but South Africa clear the flying ball.
46′ – We are finally back under way in the second half!
There is a floodlight failure at the Moruleng Stadium. Officials are attending to the situation!
HALFTIME: The home side deservedly lead 2-0 at the break!
45′ – Singh wins a free kick after being fouled from behind by Angola’s Catraiao. Ngcobo sends his free kick onto the roof of the net.
44′ – GOAL! Menzi Ndwandwe scores South Africa’s second with a bouncing header past Angola keeper following a cross from Seriba on the right corner.
43′ – Felix of Angola dive-heads a cross from the left wing but he cannot put it on target.
40′ – Angola keeper Eduardo lets a harmless high ball slip off his palms to gift South Africa a corner kick which Singh takes but Angola defend well. South Africa come knocking on Angola’s goal with yet another corner kick but Angola survive again.
39′ – Da Luz makes a solo run to earn Angola a corner kick which is well taken from the right but Felix misses a sitter.
36′ – Yet another South Africa counter-attack but action swings to the other end. Angola win a free kick but Catraiao’s effort is ruled off side.
31′ – Alves pushes down Kodisang who appeals for a penalty but he is ignored.
30′ – Seriba of South Africa fouls Felix. Angola’s free kick but it comes to nothing.
25′ – Ndwandwe nearly adds the second but Angola’s goalkeeper kicks out the South Africa striker’s shot for a corner kick.
22′ – Yellow card to South Africa’s Mbule for clearing the ball with his hand while falling down.
20′ – Singh is on fire! Drags his shot marginally wide after being picked with a long through pass above Angola’s defence.
19′ – South Africa’s pace and trickery troubling Angola with right-back Seriba overlapping on the right to add numbers in attack.
17′ – Catraiao sends his shot-like cross away from South Africa goal.
12′ – GOAL! Luther Singh scores from a rebound for South Africa after the Angola keeper’s fumble! 1-0!
11′ – South Africa goalkeeper Tshabalala makes a diving point blank save following a shot from Balanga.
10′ – Angola win their second corner kick as South Africa deflect Luz’s shot out.
6′ – Angola goalkeeper jumps to punch out a long ball from Kodisang aiming for the top right corner. South Africa get their first corner kick but it yields nothing.
4′ – Ceres wins a clean tackle to clear the ball away against Sacalumbo of Angola. Angola earn their first corner kick but South Africa deal with it.
1′ – We are under way in the first half!
– The referee for today’s clash is Tirelo Mositwane from Botswana.
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