FULLTIME – COSAFA U20: South Africa 1 Swaziland 0 – Group A

Check out our live coverage of the 2016 COSAFA Under-20 Championships Group A clash between hosts South Africa and Swaziland at the Moruleng Stadium on Friday.

Both teams won their opening pool games as South Africa thumped Lesotho 8-0 and Swaziland defeated Botswana 2-0, meaning the winner here will take a major step towards the semifinals.

Starting line-ups:

South Africa XI: Sanele Tshabalala, Aghmat Ceres, Givemore Khupe, Tercious Malepe, Wiseman Meyiwa, Itumeleng Shopane, Luther Singh, Kobamelo Kodisang, Nkosingiphile Ngcobo, Sipho Mbule, Reeve Frosler

Swaziland XI: Mlamuli Lukhele, Junior Dlamini, Vusumuzi Vilakati, Mzwandile Kunene, Saviola Gamedze, Ali Matse, Mduduzi Mabuza, Bhekani Mthembu, Bongwa Matsebula, Sihlongonyane Palma, Sanele Ngcamphalala


FULLTIME: SA beat Swaziland 1-0 thanks to Menzi Ndwandwe’s late winner!

goal_livescore 88′ – GOAL! SA have the lead as Menzi Ndwandwe drills the ball home!

sub_livescore 66′ – Swaziland sub: Senzo Dlamini is introduced for Bhekani Mthembu.

shotwide_livescore 63′ – Kodisang again but this time he fires wide! South Africa are passing brilliantly around the Swaziland box.

shotwide_livescore 59′ – WOODWORK! Kodisang smashes the ball against the crossbar, before Swaziland keeper Mlamuli Lukhele saves the rebound from Sipho Mbule!

sub_livescore 46′ – SA Sub: Sibongakonke Mbatha comes in for Shopane.

halftime_livescore HALFTIME: SA have pressed by no goals at the break against Swaziland!

shotwide_livescore 44′ – South Africa’s Itumeleng Shopane heads effort off target as the young Bafana Bafana continue to raid the Swazi goal area.

shotwide_livescore 41′ – Swaziland defend resolutely, thwarting South Africa’s raids on their goal. Goalkeeper Andile Dlamini has been the busiest of the two goalminders.

shotwide_livescore 33′ – South Africa forced to clear from the line in a goalmouth melee from the swaziland corner-kick.

sub_livescore 30 – SA Sub: Reeve Frosler is injured and replaced by Manana Mandisa.

shotwide_livescore 9′ – Ngcamphalala’s shot at goal slices the left upright post as the search for an early opener rages on.

finalwhistle_livescore 1′ – We are underway here at Moruleng Stadium in match number 10 of the COSAFA Under-20 Youth Campionships featuring hosts South Africa and Swaziland!

– Our referee for today is Jonas Shongedi from Namibia.