COSAFA CUP: Zambia 4-2 Tanzania - As it happened

COSAFA CUP: Zambia 4-2 Tanzania - As it happened
Himid Mkami of Tanzania challenged by Joao Manha of Angola during the Cosafa Castle Cup match between Angola and Tanzania at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg on 27 June 2017 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

by Phumzile Ngcatshe

Wednesday Jul 05, 2017. 18:53

Hello and welcome to the live commentary of the 2017 COSAFA CUP semi-final match between Zambia and Tanzania at the Moruleng Stadium in Moruleng, Rustenburg on Wednesday.


Zambia: Chibwe, Chungu, Chama, Chikwekwe, Shonga, Malama, Katiba, Chirwa, Mulenga, Shamujomba, Mwila

Tanzania: Manula, Kamagi, Banda, Mbonde, Mao, Maguri, Msuva, Ramadhani, Said, Kapombe, Nyoni


90+3' FULL TIME. It is over in Moruleng. Zambia win 4-2 over Tanzania.

90+3' Sub for Zambia: Chirwa off for Ngwenya

90+3' Three minutes added in the match. Zambia are cruising to the final and will meet a winner between Lesotho and Zimbabwe on Sunday. Zambia 4-2 Tanzania

89' Tanzania's Manula booked for time wasting.

85' GOAL - Msuva makes it 4-2 after unleashing a powerful shot in the box.

84' Sub for Zambia: Mwila off for Mususu

80' Tanzania sub: Maguri off for Ulimwengu

74' Zambia trying to control the proceedings and protect their lead. It looks like they are through to the final.

68' GOAL - What a superb set piece. Shonga completes a brace. 4-2 to Zambia.

61' Sub for Zambia: Mundi for Chikwekwe

56' GOAL - Chirwa takes it and converts from the spot. 3-1 to Zambia.

55' Penalty for Zambia.

50' Tanzania showing good signs of hunger as they are pushing for an equaliser.

46' Second half time.

Half time in Moruleng. Zambia 2-1 Tanzania

45+2' GOAL – Shonga makes it 2-1 for Zambia.

45+2' Two minutes added by the referee.

45' Sub for Tanzania. Loth on, Nyoni off

44' GOAL – Mwila has found the back of the net for Zambia. 1-1.

41' Zambia survive an onslaught by Tanzania after back to back corner kicks. It still 1-0 to the Taifa Stars

38' Booking for Zambia's Chungu

35' Zambia pushing for an equaliser and Justin Shonga's powerful shot from the d-line hits the woodwork with Manula becoming a spectator.

30' Zambia nearly scored from an own goal by Nyoni as he tried to clear a corner. Wedson Nyirenda's men piling on pressure. Tanzania 1-0 Zambia

25' Zambia tried to penetrate the Taifa Stars and a shot by Mwila went straight to the keeper, Manula, who showed good handling.

21' Tanzania's Nyoni booked

18' Tanzania make good runs down the right but their decision making in the box is poor. Zambia clears.

14' GOAL! A brilliant free kick by Nyoni to beat Chibwe on his right top corner. 1-0 to Tanzania.

10' No goals so far in the match, but Zambia look threatening as they have twice to beat the Tanzanian goalkeeper from range. Tanzania hits the side of the net.
Zambia 0-0 Tanzania

05' Both teams are trying to settle down in the encounter. Zambia take a shot from a distance, but goes wide.


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