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COSAFA CUP: Thursday Results, Zambia Defeated, South Africa Get Three Points

COSAFA CUP: Thursday Results, Zambia Defeated, South Africa Get Three Points

Lesotho express a straight victory over defending champions Zambia in the COSAFA Cup with a come-from-behind 2-1 success on Thursday that has thrown Group A wide open at the regional showpiece tournament in Nelson Mandela Bay.

South Africa got a 1-0 victory over the 10 men of Eswatini to head the pool with a full haul of six points from their two games.

THURSDAY’S RESULTS


Group A


Zambia 1 (Shonga 29’) Lesotho 2 (Sera 70’, 88’)

South Africa 1 (Sibanyoni 59’) Eswatini 0

 

FRIDAY’S FIXTURES


Group B


Malawi vs Zimbabwe (KO 12h00; 10h00 GMT)

Senegal vs Mozambique (KO 15h00; 13h00 GMT)

GROUP STANDINGS

GROUP A P W D L GF GA GD PTS
South Africa 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 6
Eswatini 2 1 0 1 3 2 1 3
Lesotho 2 1 0 1 3 4 -1 0
Zambia 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0
Botswana 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0

GROUP B P W D L GF GA GD PTS
Namibia 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 3
Mozambique 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Zimbabwe 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Malawi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Senegal 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0

TOURNAMENT STATS
Matches Played: 6
Goals scored: 12
Biggest victory: Eswatini 3 Lesotho 1 (Group A, July 6)
Most goals in a game: 4 – Eswatini 3 Lesotho 1 (Group A, July 6)

GOALSCORERS
2 goals – Motebang Sera (Lesotho)
1 – Felix Badenhorst (Eswatini), Lamane Diene (Senegal), Elmo Kambindu (Namibia), Tumelo Khutlang (Lesotho), Kagiso Malinga (South Africa), Fanelo Mamba (Eswatini), Khetokhule Mkhontfo (Eswatini), Marcel Papama (Namibia), Justin Shonga (Zambia), Thabang Sibanyoni (South Africa)

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