Cosafa Cup: South Africa 2-0 Botswana - As I Happened

Cosafa Cup: South Africa 2-0 Botswana - As I Happened

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Tuesday Jul 04, 2017. 19:01

Hello and welcome to the live commentary of the 2017 COSAFA CUP plate semi-final match between South Africa and Botswana at the Moruleng Stadium in Moruleng on Tuesday.

South Africa: Bvuma, Mukumela, Malepe, Booysen, Mvala, Masalesa, Cele, Maboe, Norodien, Mokate, Sibiya.

Botswana XI: Masule, Leinanyane, Gaolaolwe, Mosimanyana, Mathumo, Galenamotlhale, Legwaila, Seakanyeng, Maswena, Orebonye, Tshireletso


FULL-TIME: South Africa 2-0 Botswana

92' - GOAL! South Africa 2-0 Botswana. Moseamedi beats Masule with a good finish from close range.

90' - The fourth official has added three minutes.

85' - South Africa sub: Moseamedi IN, Mokate OUT.

80'- Botswana winger Seakanyeng's free-kick is cleared away as the Zebras press for a late goal.

75' - South Africa attacker Maboe fires wide of the target without troubling Masule in Botswana goal-posts.

70' - South Africa keeper Bvuma produces a fantastic finger-tipping save to deny Botswana defender Mathumo, who had unleashed a powerful shot from range.

65' - South Africa midfielder Sibiya's attempt from a free-kick is blocked by the Botswana wall.

60' - South Africa keeper Bvuma denies Botswana winger Seakanyeng, who had unleashed a shot from range.

59' - South Africa sub: Alexander IN, Cele OUT.

57' - Botswana sub: Gadibolae IN, Legwaila OUT.

55' - Botswana winger Tshireletso whips a corner-kick into the South Africa box and Booysen heads the ball away from danger.

50' - Botswana sub: Setsile IN, Galenamotlhale OUT.

46' - Botswana sub: Seforo IN, Mosimanyana OUT.

46' - South Africa sub: Webber IN, Norodien OUT.

46' - The second-half is underway.

45+2 - FULL-TIME: South Africa 1-0 Botswana.

45' - The fourth official has added two minutes

40' - South Africa keeper Bvuma makes a save from close range as Botswana press Bafana Bafana.

32' - GOAL! South Africa 1-0 Botswana. Norodien fires past Masule with a powerful shot to give the tournament hosts the lead.

35' - The momentum is now with South Africa, who are looking to double their lead.

30' - It remains goalless here in Moruleng as we reach the half-hour mark.

25' - Botswana striker Orebonye is also booked following a dangerous tackle on South Africa defender Booysen.

20' - Botswana defender Leinanyane receives the first yellow card of the match.

15' - Botswana are pressing South Africa as the Zebras look to break the deadlock.

10' - GOOD CLEARANCE! Botswana winger Tshireletso's effort is cleared away by South Africa defender Booysen with keeper Bvuma beaten.

5' - Botswana goalkeeper Masule has been the busier of the two shot-stoppers thus far - gathering crosses into the box from the South African wingers.

1' - The match is underway.

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