FT – Botswana 1 (5) Namibia 1 (4)

Check out our live blow-by-blow coverage of the second quarterfinal between Botswana and hosts Namibia in the COSAFA Castle Cup at the sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek on Saturday!


Starting line-ups:

Botswana XI: Kabelo Dambe, Tapiwe Gadibolae, Mosha Gaolaolwe, Thato Kebue, Onkabetse Makgantai, Lesego Galenamotlhale, Lemponye Tshireletso, Boitumelo Mafoko, Thabang Sesinyi, Lebogang Disele, Lesenya Ramoraka.

Subs: Keolopile Molemi, Tebogho Sodome, Kabelo Seakanyeng, Omaathla Kebatho, Hendrick Moyo, Lemogang Maswena, Mwampole Masule, Joel Mogorosi, Olekantse Mambo

Namibia XI: Maximillian Mbaeva, Denzil Haoseb, Ananias Gebhardt, Ferdinand Karongee, Deon Hotto, Benson Shilongo, Wangu Gome, Ronald Ketjijere, Peter Shalulile, Larry Horaeb.

Subs: Hendrick Somaeb, Dynamo Fredricks, Absalom Iimbondi, Xamseb Oswaldo, Terdius Uiseb, Charles Uirab, Itamunua Keimuine, Teberdius Lombard, Edmund Kambanda



PENALTY SHOOT-OUT: Hotto saved! Botswana win 5-4 on penalties!

PENALTY SHOOT-OUT: Mogorosi scores for Botswana! 5-4!

PENALTY SHOOT-OUT: Keimune scores for Namibia! 4-4!

PENALTY SHOOT-OUT: Sosome scores for Botswana! 4-3!

PENALTY SHOOT-OUT: Somaeb scores for Namibia! 3-3!

PENALTY SHOOT-OUT: Gaolaolwe scores for Botswana! 3-2!

PENALTY SHOOT-OUT: Angula scores for Namibia! 2-2!

PENALTY SHOOT-OUT: Sesinyi scores for Botswana! 2-1!

PENALTY SHOOT-OUT: Ketjijere scores for Namibia! 1-1!

PENALTY SHOOT-OUT: Mafoko scores for Botswana! 1-0!

Halftime_LiveScore FULLTIME: And for the second time today we go to penalties! 1-1 it finishes!

ShotWide_LiveScore 89′ – Hotto takes a long shot over the bar.

ShotWide_LiveScore 88′ – Keimuine squeezes in a header from a corner but Masule clings to the ball.

Goal_LiveScore 83′ – PENALTY GOAL! Somaeb levels from the spot for Namibia and Botswana coach Peter Butler is sent to the stands for his protests! 1-1!

Sub_LiveScore 80 Min: Joel Mogorosi comes on for Makgantai.

ShotWide_LiveScore 77′ – Horaeb feeds Shalulile, who lobs his header narrowly wide.

ShotWide_LiveScore 72′ – Shalulile and Somaeb are in each others way as they can’t convert what could have been a BIG chance for Namibia.

Sub_LiveScore 71′ – Botswana sub: Tebogo Sodome comes on Galenamothhale.

ShotWide_LiveScore 65′ – Namibia is looking for that equalising goal. Shalulile looking lively with a shot narrowly wide.

ShotWide_LiveScore 62′ – Somaeb produces a long-range free-kick and Masule produces his first real save of the match.

Sub_LiveScore 61′ – Itamunua Keimuine comes in for Haoseb.

Sub_LiveScore 60′ – Hendrick Somaeb comes in for Shilongo.

ShotWide_LiveScore 58′ – Hotto feeds Gome, who curls a beauty but not it’s not precise.

ShotWide_LiveScore 57′ – Makgantai is causing havoc in Namibian box and his shot deflects off Angula and into the arms of Mbaeva.

ShotWide_LiveScore 55′ – Tshireleletso delivers a corner which Mbaeva is forced to be at full stretch and push away.

ShotWide_LiveScore 53′ – Namibia are getting into their rhythm as Ketjijere attempts a long-range shot but off target.

Goal_LiveScore 50′ – GOAL! The visitors have silenced the Sam Nujoma Stadium! An own goal Dacosta Angula! 1-0 Botswana!

FinalWhistle_LiveScore 46′ – We are back under way in the second half. What an atmosphere!

Halftime_LiveScore HALFTIME: No goals but plenty of chances for both Namibia and Botswana!

ShotWide_LiveScore 45+2′ – Shalulile gets a chance but the danger is easily cleared by Mafoko.

ShotWide_LiveScore 44′ – A backpass from Angula to Mbaeva almost produces a goal for Botswana. Mbaeva lost footing but was quick to recover.

ShotWide_LiveScore 42′ – Makgantai lashes a ferocious one towards the Namibian goal but its way off target.

ShotWide_LiveScore 40′ – Botswana go on the attack with Gaolaolwe but Mbaeva is quick off his mark to force Sesinyi for a goal-kick.

ShotWide_LiveScore 39′ – It’s all Namibia as Gebhardt forces a corner kick. The set-piece is cleared.

ShotWide_LiveScore 34′ – Haoseb gets a cross from Hotto but his shot is wide.

ShotWide_LiveScore 28′ – Hotto produces blistering speed but nothing fruitful.

Sub_LiveScore 25′ – Botswana sub: Mwampole Masule comes in for Dambe.

ShotWide_LiveScore23′ – Dambe is limping and will be replaced. He can hardly walk.

Injury_LiveScore 20′ – Game stopped. Dambe is being treated after that challenge. Looks like he will try to continue.

YC_LiveScore 15′ – Yellow card for Saululile for a rash challenge on Dambe. He was lucky that was not a red!

ShotWide_LiveScore 9′ – Shilongo’s header goes wide. It’s all Namibia.

ShotWide_LiveScore 6′ – Namibia are on the accelerator. Even defender Angula has a header off target.

ShotWide_LiveScore 4′ – Haoseb’s shot is way off target.

ShotWide_LiveScore 3′ – Makgantai forces a fine save from Mbaeva!

FinalWhistle_LiveScore 1′ – We are under way in an electric atmosphere between hosts Namibia and Botswana!

– Namibia has come. It’s a full house as the host are getting their campaign up and running.

– Match officials – Referee: Janny Sikazwe (Zambia); Asst. 1: Zakhele Siwela (South Africa); Asst. 2: Salani Ncube (Zimbabwe)