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South Africa 0 (4) Malawi 0 (5) – As it happened

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Catch our live coverage of the second COSAFA Cup 2015 Plate semifinal between South Africa and Malawi at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace on Wednesday.


S Africa XI: Jackson Mabokgwane, Siyabonga Nhlapho, Kwanda Mngonyama, Clayton Daniels, Marc van Heerden, Carl Lark,


Motjeka Madisha, Thapelo Morena, Tlou Segolela, Gift Motupa, Phumelele Bhengu.

Malawi XI: McDonard Harawa, John Lanjesi, Yamikani Fodya, Luckly Malata, Muhammad Sulumba, John Banda, Tizgobele Kumwenda, Chimango Kayira, Lambikani Mzava, Miciam Mhone, Gerald Phiri.

Referee: Norman Matemera (Zimbabwe); 1st Asst: Arsenio Marengula (Mozambique); 2nd Asst: Isaskar Boois (Namibia);4th Official: Simanga Nhleko (Swaziland).

FinalWhistle_LiveScore 1′ – We are under way in our second Plate semifinal between South Africa and Malawi!

ShotWide_LiveScore 2′ – Marc Van Heerden’s free-kick is directed goalwards and forces a save from Malawi goalkeeper McDonald Harawa, the gloveman diving to his left to punch the ball back into play.

corner 4′ – A looping cross from Van Heerden wins a corner for Bafana which he takes and is punched out for another corner. Malawi eventually clear the danger through Tizgobele Kumwenda.

ShotWide_LiveScore 6′ – South Africa attack from the right flank but Siyabonga Nhlapo is dispossessed by Yamikani Fodya.

ShotWide_LiveScore 10′ – It’s South Africa who have been trying to carve openings in the Malawi defence so far, but their incessant pressure has yet to lead to a goal.

ShotWide_LiveScore 11′ – Clayton Daniels shakes off the challenge of Muhammad Sulumba as Malawi still search for their first attempt on goal.

ShotWide_LiveScore 13′ – Sulumba’s shot from the right is blocked before it can reach the target.

ShotWide_LiveScore 14′- Van Heerden’s speculative effort from the left goes wide.

ShotWide_LiveScore 15′ – Malawi launch a counter raid on the left with Miciam Mhone but his cross is well dealt with by the Bafana defenders.

Injury_LiveScore 16′ – Sulumba goes down follwing a tackle from Clayton Daniels. He looks in trouble.

ShotWide_LiveScore 19′ – Carl Lark meets Marc van Heerden’s cross from the left but heads over.

ShotWide_LiveScore 21′ – Malawi still on the backfoot as Bafana attack mainly from the flanks and the Flames still to make an attempt on goal.

ShotWide_LiveScore 22′ – Segolela drills his low shot just wide off the post.

ShotWide_LiveScore 24′ – Thapelo Morena’s tame effort from the right is easily dealt with by the goalkeeper.

ShotWide_LiveScore 26′ – After some good build-up from the centre, a low shot from the right by Kumwenda marks Malawi’s first shot on target. It’s easy for the keeper though.

ShotWide_LiveScore 29′ – Gift Moputa tries his luck from 20 metres out for South Africa, but easily saved by the keeper.

ShotWide_LiveScore 31′ – Gerald Phiri tests the Bafana goalkeeper from the right with an angled shot.

ShotWide_LiveScore 33′ – South Africa have the edge in ball possession but have no goal to show for it as Van Heerden drives his rising shot over the bar.

Sub_LiveScore 35′ – Malawi sub: Zicco Mkanda comes on for Muhammad Sulumba, who appeared to pick up an injury.

Injury_LiveScore 37′ – Play is stopped to allow goalkeeper Mabogkwane some treatment.

Sub_LiveScore 41′ – S Africa sub: Mduduzi Nyanda comes on for Thapelo Morena.

ShotWide_LiveScore 42′ – South Africa try to build from the back and force Malawi to rely on the counter attack.

ShotWide_LiveScore 44′ – Segolela’s shot is deflected by teammate Phumelele Bhengu.

Halftime_LiveScore HALFTIME – No goals and little in the way of chances as South Africa and Malawi go into the break at 0-0.

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

ShotWide_LiveScore 47′ – Phiri of Malawi takes a crack at goal from the middle but straight at the goalkeeper.

ShotWide_LiveScore 54′ – A long throw by Van Heerden is headed goalwards by Segolela,

Sub_LiveScore 60′ – S Africa sub: Hendrick Ekstein comes on for an injured Motupa.

Sub_LiveScore 63′ – S Africa sub: Lebo Manyama comes on for Bhengu.

Injury_LiveScore 64′ – Van Heerden injures himseelf after a collision with Gerald Phiri.

ShotWide_LiveScore 66′ – Manyama fails to connect with a cross from the left by Segolela.

ShotWide_LiveScore 69′ – Manyama comes with another attempt on goal from the right but his effort is too tame.

ShotWide_LiveScore 75′ – Segolela strikes the side-netting from an angled shot on the left.

ShotWide_LiveScore 77′ – Malawi defender John Lanjesi concedes a free kick but the Flames clear their lines.

Sub_LiveScore 78′ – Malawi sub: Frank Banda replaces Gerald Phiri.

ShotWide_LiveScore 79′ – Miciam Mhone shoots over the bar from 20 metres out.

ShotWide_LiveScore 80′ – This game is threatening to fizzle into a penalty shoot-out as both teams now resort to the long ball forward.

YC_LiveScore 81′ – Yellow card for Motjeka Madisha for a a foul on Mhone.

Sub_LiveScore 82′ – Malawi sub: Robin Ngalande comes on for Kumwenda.

ShotWide_LiveScore 86′ – South Africa attack down the right channel but Nhlapo runs himself over the byline for a goal-kick.

ShotWide_LiveScore 88′ – Malawi pull their men behind the ball to defend in anticipation the match going to penalties.

ShotWide_LiveScore 90′ – Three minutes of additional time to play for now.

Injury_LiveScore 90+1′ – Malawi goalkeeper Harawa goes down and signals for medical attention.

FinalWhistle_LiveScore FULLTIME: It ends 0-0 between South Africa and Malawi in a game of few chances … to penalties we go!

Goal_LiveScore PENALTY SCORED: Frank Banda scored the first for Malawi! 1-0!

Goal_LiveScore PENALTY SCORED: Clayton Daniels pulls South Africa level! 1-1!

Goal_LiveScore PENALTY SCORED: Limbikani Mzava scored the second for Malawi! 2-1!

Goal_LiveScore PENALTY SCORED: Mduduzi Nyanda puts SA level! 2-2!

Goal_LiveScore PENALTY SCORED: Zicco Mkanda nets the third for Malawi! 3-2!

Goal_LiveScore PENALTY SCORED: Motjeka Madisha puts SA level! 3-3!

Goal_LiveScore PENALTY SAVED: Mician Mhone sees his effort saved! 3-3, advantage SA!

Goal_LiveScore PENALTY SAVED: Mark van Heerden sees his effort saved! 3-3!

Goal_LiveScore PENALTY SCORED: Lucky Malata nets the fourth for Malawi! 4-3!

Goal_LiveScore PENALTY SCORED: Lebo Manyama puts SA level! 4-4!

Goal_LiveScore PENALTY SCORED: Robin Ngalande nets the fifth for Malawi! 5-4!

Goal_LiveScore PENALTY SAVED: Siyabonga Nhlapo sees his penalty saved, Malawi win the shoot-out 5-4 and advance to the Plate final against Zambia!

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