FULLTIME: – COSAFA U20: Lesotho 1 Botswana 0 – Group A

Check out our live coverage of the 2016 COSAFA Under-20 Championships Group C clash between Lesotho and Botswana at the Mogwase Stadium on Saturday.

Starting line-ups:

Lesotho XI: Jessy Matsie, Itumeleng Leche, Mohai Mohai, Rethabile Mokokoane, Bakuena Mothotjela, Khubetsoana Kamela, Lehlohonolo Fothoane, Bonang Mohapi, Moalosi Mosoeu, Rasetabele Kalosane, Thabang Malane.

Botswana XI: Tumisang Selolwane, Goitseone Legopelo, Thatayaone Ditlhokwe, Thato Kebue, Gape Mohutsiwa, Michael Tinye, Ronaldo Fortune, Tiroyaone Maome, Kitso Mangolo, Thato Mogorosi, Mothusi Cooper.


FULLTIME: Lesotho are victorious, a result which puts South Africa in the semifinals!

shotwide_livescore 87′ – Malgas fluffs two decent opportunities in succession for Botswana. He heads against the bar then from the rebound, heads over the bar!

sub_livescore 81′ – Lesotho sub: Botswane out for Tsepo Nquetho.

goal_livescore 80′ – GOAL! Tseliso Botswane volleys in after meeting a cross from the left delivered by Mohapi!

shotwide_livescore 79′ – Mohapi side foots his effort wide with his open left foot. He was obviously going for a spectacular!

sub_livescore 77′ – Botswana sub: Tsepo Malgas comes in for Mogorosi.

yc_livescore 72′ – Makokoane gets yellow carded for foul language towards the referee.

shotwide_livescore 71′ – Botswana’s Kitso Mangolo drags his effort marginally wide!

sub_livescore 63′ – Lesotho sub: Thabo Mphosi comes in for Mosoeu.

shotwide_livescore 60′ – Mosoe of Lesotho pounces on a loose ball in the box but miskicks the ball, which goes out.

shotwide_livescore 58′ – Lesotho win a free-kick on the edge of the 18-yard box but Fothoane smashes his shot against the Botswana wall.

yc_livescore 55′ – Yellow card to Lesotho captain Mohai for a dangerous tackle.

sub_livescore 51′ – Lesotho sub: Tseliso Botsane comes in for Bakuena.

shotwide_livescore 49′ – Still goalless but the pattern play is similar to the first half with Lesotho pressing all over pitch as Botswana soak up pressure.

finalwhistle_livescore 46′ – We are back under way in the second half!

HALFTIME: No goals at the break but Lesotho have had the better chances!

shotwide_livescore 45′ – Botswana’s Mangolo is denied by Lesotho keeper Matsie’s acrobatic finger tip save!

shotwide_livescore 40′ – Lesotho captain Mohai nearly scores an own goal while clearing a left-flank cross from Botswana’s Maome.

shotwide_livescore 32′ – Botswana come knocking again on the door of Lesotho but when Maome sends the ball into the box, Mangolo flashes his header marginally wide of the far post.

shotwide_livescore 30′ – Botswana counter-attack again, this time around from the right avenue where Mangolo zig-zags his way past a forest of players, but his effort is cleared after a scramble in the box. The clearest scoring chance for Botswana.

shotwide_livescore 23′ – Botswana launch a counter-attack which end with Mangolo smashing his rising shot against the bar. Still 0-0.

shotwide_livescore 22′ – Botswana keeper Selolwane is very busy. He out-jumps Malane to fist the ball away just as he was about to head it in the box.

shotwide_livescore 13′ – Lesotho respond with a swift counterattack but Botswana goalkeeper Selolwane produces a smart save of Malane’s point-blank free header.

shotwide_livescore 12′ – Botswana launch their first meangful attack down the left. Maome crosses the ball but Mangolo misses a sitter.

shotwide_livescore 10′ – Lesotho win first corner but Fothoane controls ball, turns and shoots over the bar!

offside_livescore 2′ – Offside against Lesotho’s Kamela as he wanted to control a high ball pumped forward.

finalwhistle_livescore 1′ – And we are under way between Lesotho and Botswana!

– Today’s referee is Allister Barra from Seychelles.