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Amajimbos Finish Fourth At COSAFA Championships

COSAFA U17 Report: Malawi v South Africa 30 July 2017

By Soccer Laduma - Jul 30, 2017 11:52 AM

COSAFA U17 Championship

Result: Malawi 2-1 South Africa

Date: 30 July 2017

Amajimbos had to settle for fourth place at the COSAFA U17 Championships, after they suffered a 2-1 defeat to Malawi in third/fourth play encounter.

The South Africans managed to hold their own in the middle of the park in the opening 20 minutes, but were unable to carve out chances.

Malawai eventually broke the deadlock in the 26th minute, as Tsamba embarked on a run before firing past Christodoulou.

Amajimbos had a chance to level matters after 32 minutes when James McFarlene picked out Mohammed Shahabodien in the box, but the latter failed to connect with the cross.

Nevertheless, the score remained 1-0 to Malawi at the halftime break.

The Malawians doubled their lead five minutes after the break as Tsamba bagged his second goal of the day.

Amajimbos were then awarded a penalty after 65 minutes. Nare saw his spot-kick saved but managed to slot home the rebound, 1-2.

Molefi Ntseki's charges continued to push for an equaliser and but it was Malawi who went close in the 85th minute as Tathedwa fired just wide from close range.

The South Africans failed to find a leveller in the closing stages, as Malawi held on for the victory.


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Matatasela_7 Jul 30, 2017 06:36 PM
Its a shame for SA football
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fisto vs starless trophyless donkeys Jul 30, 2017 05:46 PM
They deserve that they are useless like bafana moes
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mvelas Jul 30, 2017 05:09 PM
Bunch of we all know learn from bafana
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Myaka weliPhefeni Jul 30, 2017 01:59 PM
@indidane luk all this fail pop coachies they fail even to see a good combination,Senong was changing a team who was beating Cameroon in under 20 AFCON that team was playing very well bt he change that team and lost mxm,SAFA mst do sumthing, Dawana crc
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Dangerous when provoked Jul 30, 2017 01:27 PM
Chiefs did have 2 Brazilians before.
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indidane Joined: 12 Jan 2011
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indidane Jul 30, 2017 01:07 PM
@Myaka weliPhefeni, Exactly Khosi ... SAFA needs to be Serius about these Junior teams ... They keep on Employing Unknown Coaches, Why ?? This is the Future of Our Senior National team ... Tjeeeerrrrrrr SUFFER
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shadae Jul 30, 2017 12:51 PM
Nt smthn u can be proud of
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Myaka weliPhefeni Jul 30, 2017 12:33 PM
We need to take all junior teams crc bcz cld be our national team development and i prefere SAFA to high a Bafana legend on this teams bcz Ntseki and Senong are failing dismall to do their job,while we got so many young talented players
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indidane Jul 30, 2017 12:29 PM
This Ntseki Cow is Embarassing Our Boys .... Nxaaaa

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