Blow by blow: South Africa vs Swaziland

Thabiso Kutumela of South Africa (Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix)

Thabiso Kutumela of South Africa (Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix)

Hello and welcome to the Sam Nujoma Stadium where South Africa’s Bafana Bafana take on Swaziland in the semi-final of the Cosafa Cup.

– referee blows his whistle for full-time. Full-time score: South Africa 5-1 Swaziland

– 89′ chance for South Africa! But Modiba shoots wide from close range!

– 83′ GOAAAL! Masuku grabs his brace and makes it 5-1 for South Africa!

– 81′ Substitution for South Africa: Moseamedi makes way for Thembinkosi Lorch

– 80′ free kick for South Africa in a promising position

– 76′ GOAAAL! Moseamedi makes it 4-1 for South Africa with a cool finish!

– 68′ offside call goes South Africa

– 66′ corner kick for Swaziland

– 62′ free kick for Swaziland and a yellow card for Masuku

– 60′ GOAAAL! Masuku makes it 3-1 for South Africa with a powerful finish!

– 57′ GOAAAL! Phiri puts South Africa in the lead with a deflected shot! It’s South Africa 2 Swaziland 1!

– 55′ Substitution for Swaziland: Nhleko makes way for Phumlani Dlamini

– 52′ GOAAAL! Kutumela equalises for South Africa with a powerful free kick! It’s 1-1!

– 51′ RED CARD for Mdluli as Swaziland are reduced to 10 men!

– Swaziland get the second half underway

– Double substitution for South Africa: Jody February and Menzi Masuku come on for Pieterse and Sikhakhane

– referee blows his whistle for the half-time break. Half-time score: South Africa 0-1 Swaziland

– 45′ referee stops play for Moseamedi to receive medical treatment

– 43′ corner kick for South Africa

– 38′ GOAAAL! Tsabedze breaks the deadlock for Swaziland by putting the ball in between Pieterse’s legs!

– 34′ Moerane’s long range shot goes over the crossbar

– 30′ Phiri’s volley goes wide of goals

– 29′ corner kick for Swaziland

– 27′ Mekoa tries a long range shot, but it goes wide of goals

– 26′ Ndzinisa’s header is saved by Pieterse as Swaziland pile the pressure on South Africa

– 25′ Tsabedze shoots wide of goals from long range

– 22′ corner kick for South Africa

– 20′ chance for Swaziland as Pieterse is beaten to the ball by Nhleko, but Nhleko overruns the ball! Goal kick for South Africa

– 19′ corner kick for South Africa

– 18′ Pieterse pulls off a good save to deny Tsabedze

– 10′ Ginindza does well to deny Moseamedi from close range

– 8′ chance for South Africa! But Modiba fails to connect with the ball!

– South Africa get the game underway. They’re playing from left to right while Swaziland play from right to left.

– kickoff

Starting XI:

South Africa XI: Pieterse, Sikhakhane, Coetzee, Malepe, Moerane, Mobara, Phiri, Mekoa, Moseamedi, Kutumela, Modiba
Swaziland XI: Ginindza, Mabila, Mdluli, Badenhorst, Gamendze, Ndzinisa, Lukhele, Dlamini, Ndlovu, Tsabedze, Nhleko

Hello and welcome to the Sam Nujoma Stadium where South Africa’s Bafana Bafana take on Swaziland in the semi-final of the Cosafa Cup.

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