Check out our live coverage of the 2016 COSAFA Under-20 Championships Group A clash between hosts South Africa and Swaziland at the Moruleng Stadium on Friday.
Both teams won their opening pool games as South Africa thumped Lesotho 8-0 and Swaziland defeated Botswana 2-0, meaning the winner here will take a major step towards the semifinals.
South Africa XI: Sanele Tshabalala, Aghmat Ceres, Givemore Khupe, Tercious Malepe, Wiseman Meyiwa, Itumeleng Shopane, Luther Singh, Kobamelo Kodisang, Nkosingiphile Ngcobo, Sipho Mbule, Reeve Frosler
Swaziland XI: Mlamuli Lukhele, Junior Dlamini, Vusumuzi Vilakati, Mzwandile Kunene, Saviola Gamedze, Ali Matse, Mduduzi Mabuza, Bhekani Mthembu, Bongwa Matsebula, Sihlongonyane Palma, Sanele Ngcamphalala
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FULLTIME: SA beat Swaziland 1-0 thanks to Menzi Ndwandwe’s late winner!
88′ – GOAL! SA have the lead as Menzi Ndwandwe drills the ball home!
66′ – Swaziland sub: Senzo Dlamini is introduced for Bhekani Mthembu.
63′ – Kodisang again but this time he fires wide! South Africa are passing brilliantly around the Swaziland box.
59′ – WOODWORK! Kodisang smashes the ball against the crossbar, before Swaziland keeper Mlamuli Lukhele saves the rebound from Sipho Mbule!
46′ – SA Sub: Sibongakonke Mbatha comes in for Shopane.
HALFTIME: SA have pressed by no goals at the break against Swaziland!
44′ – South Africa’s Itumeleng Shopane heads effort off target as the young Bafana Bafana continue to raid the Swazi goal area.
41′ – Swaziland defend resolutely, thwarting South Africa’s raids on their goal. Goalkeeper Andile Dlamini has been the busiest of the two goalminders.
33′ – South Africa forced to clear from the line in a goalmouth melee from the swaziland corner-kick.
30 – SA Sub: Reeve Frosler is injured and replaced by Manana Mandisa.
9′ – Ngcamphalala’s shot at goal slices the left upright post as the search for an early opener rages on.
1′ – We are underway here at Moruleng Stadium in match number 10 of the COSAFA Under-20 Youth Campionships featuring hosts South Africa and Swaziland!
– Our referee for today is Jonas Shongedi from Namibia.
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