COSAFA CUP: SOUTH AFRICA (4) 1-1 (2) LESOTHO AS IT HAPPENED

COSAFA CUP: SOUTH AFRICA (4) 1-1 (2) LESOTHO AS IT HAPPENED
Tumelo Khutlang of Lesotho challenged by Abbubaker Mobara of South Africa during the 2016 Cosafa Cup Quarterfinals match between South Africa and Lesotho at Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek Namibia on 18 June, 2016 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

by Phumzile Ngcatshe

Saturday Jun 18, 2016. 18:06

Good afternoon and welcome to AfricanFootball.com for out live coverage of the 2016 Cosafa Castle Cup quarterfinal clash between South Africa and Lesotho from the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia.

Starting line-ups:

South Africa XI: Reyaad Pieterse, Rivaldo Coetzee, Tshepo Rikhotso, Lebogang Phiri, Abbubaker Mobara, Gift Motupa, Thembela Sikhakhane, Tebogo Moerane, Thembinkosi Lorch, Judas Moseamedi, Maphosa Modiba.Subs:Nkosingiphile Gumede, Siphesishle Stuurman, Rebo Malepe, Thabiso Kutumela, Menzi Masuku, Phumlani Ntshangase, Deolin Mekoa, Jody February.

Lesotho XI: Daniel Jousse, Basia Makepe, Mafa Moremoholo, Kopano Tseka, Hlompo Kalake, Mabuti Potloane, Kefuoe Mahula, Jane Thaba-Ntso, Tsepo Seturumane, Jeremea Kamela, Tumelo Khutlang. Subs:Liteboho Mokhehle, Sepiriti Malefane, Phafa Tsosane, Sera Motebang, Motlomelo Mkwanazi, Montoeli Sonopo, Thabo Seakhoa.

Commentary:

Full time score: SA 4-2 Lesotho

SA through to the CUP Semi-Finals and will wait for the winner between Swaziland and Zambia on Sunday afternoon.

Mekoa scores, SA 4-2 Lesotho

Khutlang missed SA 3-2 Lesotho

Modiba scores SA 3-2 Lesotho

Makepe misses...SA 2-2 Lesotho

Masuku scores 2-2

Kalake scores Lesotho 2-1 SA

Mobara scores 1-1

Kamela scores for Lesotho. LES 1-0 SA

Coetzee missed the penalty for SA

90' full time at Sam Nujoma Stadium. Lesotho 1-1 SA and we're going to penalties.

90+3' Lesotho sub: Mokhele for Jousse

90' We're in the final minutes of the normal time and should the score remain the same, it's straight to the penalties.

85' RED CARD for Motupa after a second booking. A huge blow for the South Africans.

76′ Tseka clears off the line from a tantalising cross from the right by Masuku.

74' Thaba-Ntso nearly punishes Bafana, a through ball beat the defence and his header to beat Pieterse narrowly misses the target. Lucky escape for SA.

Motupa finally bagged an equaliser in the 65th minute when he was unmarked in the far corner to easily head it home beating Jousse from Tebogo Moerane's delivery.

SA 1-1 Lesotho

65' GOAL- Motupa scores

65' Kutumela on for Lorch

SA 0-1 Lesotho

63' Coetzee tries a good shot from a distance but he can't trouble keeper, Jousse.

60' Motebang on Seturumane

57' South Africa under pressure and Motupa is blocked in the box.

52' Lesotho sub: Mkwanazi on for Potloane

46' South Africa subs: Menzi Masuku and Deaon Mekoa come in for Moseamedi and Sikhakhane.

46' Second half underway

45' first half ends. 1-0 to Lesotho

44' Booking for Motupa for a dangerous tackle. Lesotho 1-0 SA

40' Lesotho come close to bagging their second goal but the cross finds nobody in the box to convert.

33' Seturumane gets in the SA penalty area but Coetzee closed him down for a corner kick. Mobara clears the danger

Phiri takes the free-kick and he misses the target

28' Booking for Thaba-Ntso

25' Lesotho still holding on to their 1-0 lead despite Bafana Bafana's pressure.

21' Side netting for Modiba as they want a quick response.

Against the run of play, Lesotho gets the ball in the box, Thaba-Ntso turns and beats Pieterse with a shot to the top corner

GOAL- Thana Ntso scores. LESOTHO 1-0 SA

18' SA receives a set piece on the right flank but Modiba cant keep it down.

14' SA 0-0 Lesotho. Lesotho under pressure and Motupa dives looking for a penalty but it's not given.

09' Motupa nearly finds an opener but his shot is cleared away from danger by Daniel Jousse.

07' South Africa trying to build from the back. Lesotho stable but are defending too deep

03' South Africa looking for an early foal and Rivaldo Coetzee's header goes wide. Lesotho also try to beat Pieterse from a distance and he makes a good save.

01' Match gets underway



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