Welcome to our live coverage of the 2016 COSAFA Under-20 Championships Group C clash between Sudan and Mauritius at the Mogwase Stadium.
Sudan lost their opener to Angola and must win to stay in the competition, while Mauritius claimed a 2-0 victory over Seychelles in their opener.
Sudan XI: Ishag Mohamed, Eid Mugadam, Mohamed Tamimeldar, Mazin Humiedan, Ammar Taifour, Walaa Mohamed, Hassan Hassan, Mohamed Arshin, Mohamed Hasabelrasol, Mohaid Mohamed, Mustafa Elfadni.
Mauritius XI: Herbert Nany, Neelesh Gukoola, Emmanuel Vincent, Guillaume Vielleuse, Louis Momus, Jean Langue, Marcus Dimanche, Dimitri Ova, Alex Ferre, Jean Saramandif, Louis Jackson.
FULLTIME: The teams share the spoils but Sudan have themselves to blame for their wastefulness.
85′ – GOAL! Marcus Dimanche scores with a screamer from the centre circle for Mauritius! 1-1!
81′ – Sudan’s right back Ammar Taifour overlaps, whips the ball into the box but Mohamed unbelievably heads over the bar.
77′ – Walaa Mohamed dribbles past his marker on the left wing, delivers an inch-perfect ball into box but Garat, seemingly surprised by the ball, reacts late and heads wide off the far post.
73′ – Sudan’s substitute Sabit Garat gets on the end of a counter-attack but as he tries to shoot, he finds the angle too narrow with the Mauritius goalkeeper Nanny floored by a dummy.
70′ – Yellow card to Mauritius captain Jean Langue for fouling Hassan Hassan of Sudan.
66 ‘ Mauritius sub: Dimitri Ova out for Damion Wilson.
54′ – Yellow card to Mauritius’ Alex Frere for fouling Sudan’s Hassan.
51′ – Sudan sub: Sabit Garad comes in for Hasabelrasol.
46′ – We are back under way in the second half!
HALFTIME: First half ends. Mauritius did not offer much and Sudan are in control.
42′ – Sudan continue to pile the pressure on Mauritius who are on the back foot.
36′ – GOAL! Sudan go in front courtesy of Hassan Hassan’s curling stunner!
33′ – Mauritius earn their first corner-kick of the match on the right. Dimanche throws a high one into the penalty box but keeper Ishag Mohamed is equal to the task. He jumps to catch the ball.
31′ – Mauritius sub: Jean Saramandif comes out for Gregory Ithier.
29′ – Hasabelrason Ali’s goal-bound shot at the near post of Mauritius’ goal is deflected out for a corner-kick which is eventually cleared.
26′ – Alex Frerre races clear after a through ball and shoots into the net but referee Nomore Musundire blows for an offside. Mauritius’ best attacking move so far.
22′ – Mauritius winger Marcus Dimance cruises on the right wing and whips the ball across the 18-yard area of Sudan but Neelesh Gukoola arrives late in the box while aiming for a header.
20′ – Mauritius captain Mazin Mohamed intercepts a dangerous cross from the left. Sudan’s Hassan Hassam scorches the palms of Mauritius keeper Nany who does well to punch the ball away.
17′ – Elnour of Sudan fouls in the centre circle. Free kick for Mauritius but Sudan organise their defence and whip ball away.
8′ – Foul for Sudan. Eid Mugadam takes a long free-kick from his half but Mauritius clear the high ball.
6′ – Balanced affair so far. Mauritius keeper Nany dives to keep out a long range bullet from Hassan.
1′ – We are under way between Sudan and Mauritius!
– Our referee for this match is Nomore Musundire from Zimbabwe!
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