FULLTIME – Lesotho 3 Mauritius 0

Catch up on our blow-by-blow coverage of the 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup Group B clash between Lesotho and Mauritius at the Independence Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia on Sunday!


Starting line-ups:

Lesotho XI: Daniel Jousse, Basia Makepe, Mafa Moremoholo, Kopano Tseka, Hlompo Kalake, Mabuti Potloane, Kefoue Mahula, Jane Thaba-Ntso, Tsepo Seturumane, Jeremeka Kamela, Thumelo Khutlang.

Subs: Litheboho Mokhehle, Sepiriti Malefane, Phafa Tsosane, Sera Motebang, Motlomelo Mkwanazi, Montoeli Sonopo, Thabo Seakhoa

Mauritius XI: Kevin Jean-Louis, Louis Dorza, Damien Balisson, Francis Rasolofonirina, Jonathan Pierre Bru, Peter Bell, Kevin Chan-Yu-tin, Jean Sophie, Guiyano Chiffone, Louis Citorah, Emmanuel Vincent Jean.

Subs: Jean Permal, Jean Langue, Christopher L’enclume, Laval Rungassamy, Luther Rose, Kylian Yrnard, Aboobakar Augustin



Halftime_LiveScore FULL-TIME: An easy win for Lesotho as they lay down a marker in this competition!

ShotWide_LiveScore 90+1′ – This 3-0 scoreline equals Lesotho’s biggest ever COSAFA Castle Cup win, against Comoros in 2009.

Goal_LiveScore 90′ – GOAL! Lesotho round out their perfect afternoon as Sera Motebang makes it 3-0!

ShotWide_LiveScore 86′ – Lesotho seem content to sit back and rely on the counter raid as the clock winds down.

ShotWide_LiveScore 83′ – Free-kick Lesotho taken by Makepe and straight to the goalkeeper.

corner 76′ – Captain Jonathan Pierre Bru sends a Mauritian corner high and out.

ShotWide_LiveScore 74′ – Lesotho attack is foiled by tall goalkeeper Jean-Louis.

Sub_LiveScore 72′ – Lesotho subs: Double-change for Lesotho as Thaba-Ntso is replaced by Sera Motebang and Seturumane makes way for Thabo Seakhoa.

Sub_LiveScore 68′ – Lesotho sub: Kamela makes way for Sepiriti Malefane.

ShotWide_LiveScore 66′ – The tempo of the game continues to slow down as the temperatures at the Independence Stadium become cooler.

ShotWide_LiveScore 63′ – Mauritius win a free-kick in delicate position on the dge of the box but L’Enclume strikes it against the wall.

ShotWide_LiveScore 60′ – Lesotho attack through Khutlang, whose shot is blocked by Jean-Lous from a one-on-one situation.

YC_LiveScore 58′ – L’Encume goes into the referee’s book for a foul.

ShotWide_LiveScore 53′ – Substitute L’Encume sees his effort go wide from a rare Mauritius attack.

Injury_LiveScore 50′ – Play briefly stopped as Jousse is attended to. He seems to have received a knock while making a save.

ShotWide_LiveScore 48′ – Mauritius sends a long ball into the box from Balisson but Jousse has it covered.

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

Sub_LiveScore Mauritius subs: Laval Rungassamy repalces Louis Citorah and Christopher L’Encume comes in for Kevin Chan-Yu-Tin.

Halftime_LiveScore HALF-TIME: Lesotho with a 2-0 advantage at the break at Independence Stadium. Mauritius having managed just one attempt on the Lesotho goal have a lot to do in the second period.

Goal_LiveScore 45+2′ – PENALTY GOAL! Jeremea Kamela sends the goalkeper the wrong way with a left-footed shot from the spot!

YC_LiveScore 45+1′ – Citorah fouls Khutlang in the box and it is a clear penalty for Lesotho!

ShotWide_LiveScore 43′ – Seturumane tries a rasping shot from 25 metres out but it lacks in precision.

ShotWide_LiveScore 40′ – Lesotho goalkeeper Daniel Jousse is finally called into action to deal with a volley from Balisson.

corner 39′ – Kamela’s cross from the corner rebounds against the upright but Mauritius clear!

ShotWide_LiveScore 36′ – Jean-Louis cleverly rushes out of his line to stop Kalake from making an attempt on his goal

ShotWide_LiveScore 35′ – Sophie fails to direct his header on goal from a long free-kick from the halfway line.

ShotWide_LiveScore 32′ – Seturumane turns well into the box but just drags the ball wide off the upright post.

ShotWide_LiveScore 31′ – The tempo of the game gradually slowing down although itis Lesotho in dominance.

ShotWide_LiveScore 27′ – Mauritius win possession in the centre but fail to find the space to go into their attacking third.

ShotWide_LiveScore 24′ – Seturumane shakes off his marker on the left but his attemt on goal is thwarted by Jean-Louis.

ShotWide_LiveScore 22′ – A long throw from the left by Makepe finds the head of Hlompo Kalke who heads over the bar for Lesotho.

ShotWide_LiveScore 18′ – A Lesotho build-up from the back ends up with an attempt on goal by Mabuti Potloane into the arms of the goalkeeper.

ShotWide_LiveScore 16′ – Mauritius goalkeeper Jean-Louis is forced to dive to his right to stop a low shot from Tumelo Khutlang.

YC_LiveScore 13′ – Foul on Mauritius foward Jean Sophie by Basia Makepe, who collects a yellow card.

ShotWide_LiveScore 9′ – Tumelo Khutlang latches onto a long pass from the back but can’t quite execute his final effort for Lesotho

corner 7′ – Lesotho corner taken short but Kefoue Mahula drags his shot wide off target.

ShotWide_LiveScore 5′ – Lesotho continue to charge forward with Jereme Kamela but this time the goalkeeper is alert.

ShotWide_LiveScore 2′ – That is the fastest goal in the history of the COSAFA Castle Cup as Mauritius goalkeeper Jean-Louis was caught off his guard.

Goal_LiveScore 1′ – GOAL! An unbelievable start as Jane Thaba-Ntso gives Lesotho the lead after just 34 seconds with a looping header!

FinalWhistle_LiveScore 1′ – We are under way!

– Madagascar referee Hamada el Moussa Nampiandraza will take charge of the match with Salani Ncube of Zimbabwe as the first assistant and Matheus Kanyanga of Namibia the second assistant.

– The national anthems of both teams being played now while Namibia President Dr Hage Geingob is at the Independence Stadium to watch this encounter.

– Lesotho and Mauritius will get the Group B competition underway shortly after which Malawi will take on three-time champions Angola at 18h30.

– Both these teams will be eager to get their campaign off to a fast start with a victory and you can catch all the action from 14h00 GMT!