Sanele Mkhweli of Swaziland challenged by Jabulani Shongwe of South Africa during the International Friendly match between Swaziland and South Africa at the Somhlolo Stadium, Lobamba on the 25 March 2015 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix
Saturday Jun 11, 2016. 17:52
Good afternoon and welcome to AfricanFootball.com
for out live coverage of the 2016 Cosafa Castle Cup clash between Zimbabwe and Swaziland from the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia.
Full-time: Zimbabwe 2-2 Swaziland
85' - Chance!
What a chance for Badenhorst
to complete his hat-trick, but he fails to direct his header on target from close range.
Swaziland fail to clear their lines and Ronald Pfumbidzai
levels matters for the Warriors! Spectacular overhead-kick. 2-2 wit 10 minutes remaining. Game on.
65'- GOAL! Badenhorst
converts from the spot. Sihlangu Semnikati restore their lead, 2-1.
64' - PENALTY!
Referee points to the spot following a handball in the area by Zimbabwe captain Danny Phiri
Zimbabwe level matters through Obadiah Tarumbwa . In identical fashion to Badenhorst's first-half goal, the former AmaTuks striker loses his marker to head home the equaliser.
Chapapiwa on for Kangwa - Zimbabwe substitute
Great chance for Swaziland to double their lead. Tsabedze
slips in behind the Zimbabwean defence, but his is unable to find the back of the net with the goal at his mercy.
46'- Second-half has kicked-off.
Half-time: Zimbabwe 0-1 Swaziland
Yellow card - Bruce Kangwa
Chance after chance for Swaziland who have been all over Zimbabwe in the first-half.
32' - CLOSE!
Spectacular attempt by Njabulo Ndlovu
who's bicycle kick has the Zimbabwean goal-minder worried...the Swazi international unlucky to see his effort sail just over the crossbar.
Half-hour played in Windhoek, Swaziland been the better side and deservedly lead their Southern African counterparts 1-0.
21' - Mukuruva
forced into another save, this time the Warriors goalkeeper does well to keep out a teasing ball from Muzi Dlamini.
17' - GOAL!
Top finish by Kaizer Chiefs target Felix Badenhorst
- the Mbabane Swallows striker beats the offside trap, running onto a long ball over the top of the Zimbabwe defensive line to head home the opener.
Good goalkeeping by Mukuruva
who is off his line in a flash to clear from danger. Positive start by Swaziland who are desperate make their mark at this year's tournament.
First chance of the match falls to South Africa-based Charlton Mashumba
who's shot flies over the crossbar.
- All set for the first game of the tournament. Four-time champions Zimbabwe taking on Swaziland in a Group A clash.
Mukuruva; Zvirekwi (Kutinyu 90'), Kangwa (Chapapiwa 54') , Muroiwa, Hadebe, Masuku, Phiri, Mudehwe (Manuvire 77'), Tarumbwa, Pfumbidzai, Mashumba
Ginndiza; Mabila, Muzi Dlamini (Nhleko 82'), Mdluli, Mkhweli, Badenhorst, Ndzinisa, Lukhele, Dlamini, Ndlovo, Tsabedze (Palma 69')