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Botswana to meet Bafana in Cosafa Cup final

Bodrick Muselenge of DR Congo challenges Onkabetse Makgantai of Botswana during the 2016 Cosafa Cup Semifinal match between Botswana and DR Congo at Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek Namibia on 22 June, 2016 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

Bodrick Muselenge of DR Congo challenges Onkabetse Makgantai of Botswana during the 2016 Cosafa Cup Semifinal match between Botswana and DR Congo at Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek Namibia on 22 June, 2016 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

Botswana beat the DR Congo 5-4 on penalties to reach the final of the Cosafa Cup where they’ll meet South Africa’s Bafana Bafana on Saturday.

Penalties had to decide the outcome of the game after the teams were locked at 0-0 after 90 minutes of football.

Check the blow by blow of the game below:

– Botswana win 5-4 on the penalty shootout

– Mogorosi for Botswana. SCORES

– Baometo for DR Congo. SCORES

– Sosome for Botswana. SCORES

– Ngulubi for DR Congo. SCORES

– Kebue for Botswana. SCORES

– Basisila for DR Congo. SAVED

– Gaolaolwe for Botswana. SCORES

– Botuli for DR Congo. SCORES

– Mafoko for Botswana. SCORES

– Mabidi for DR Congo. SCORES

– Penalties will decide the outcome of the game

– referee blows his whistle for full-time. Full-time score: Botswana 0-0 DR Congo

– 90′ Masule pulls off a good save to deny Basisila

– 88′ offside call goes against Botswana

– 85′ Substitution for Botswana: Tebogo Sosome comes in for Sesinyi

– 82′ Substitution for DR Congo: Mombo Masala comes in for Batezadio

– 81′ Batezadio’s shot is saved by Masule

– 76′ Sesinyi hits the crossbar from close range

– 74′ Substitution for DR Congo: Lobi Mantzoki comes in for Gikanji.

– 73′ Substitution for Botswana: Omaatla Kebatho comes in for Makgantai

– 71′ Substitution for Botswana: Seakanyeng makes way for Joel Mogorosi

– 71′ Botuli shoots wide of goals from long range

– 69′ corner kick for Botswana

– 65′ Substitution for DR Congo: Junior Baometo comes in for Oumba

– 64′ offside call goes against DR Congo

– 61′ Botswana have the ball in the back of the net, but the goal is ruled offside

– 60′ free kick for Botswana

– 57′ corner kick for DR Congo

– 50′ Seakanyeng hits the crossbar from the resultant free kick

– 49′ free kick for Botswana in a good scoring position

– the second half is underway

– referee blows his whistle for the half-time break. Half-time score: Botswana 0-0 DR Congo

– 45′ corner kick for Botswana

– 41′ offside call goes against DR Congo

– 39′ chance for Botswana! But Sesinyi shoots wide from close range!

– 38′ corner kick for DR Congo

– 35′ Ngulubi’s shot is saved by Masule

– 27′ Lomboto pulls off a great save to deny Disele from close range. Corner kick for Botswana

– 24′ corner kick for Botswana

– 20′ Basisila shoots narrowly wide from close range

– 18′ offside call goes against Botswana

– 4′ free kick for DR Congo in a good scoring position

– 2′ offside call goes against DR Congo

– the game is underway

– kickoff

Starting XI:

Botswana XI vs DRC: Masule, Gadibolae, Gaolaolwe, Kebue, Seakanyeng, Makgantai, Tshireletso, Mafoko, Sesinyi, Disele, Ramoraka
DR Congo XI vs Botswana: Lomboto, Mutambala, Botuli, Omba, Gikanji, Mabidi, Muselenge, Batezadio, Ngulubi, Basisila, Litombo.

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