Register Login Live

PSL

SA U23s Conclude Saudi Arabia Tour Without A Win

The South African under-23 side continued their preparations for the Olympics with a 1-1 draw against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday afternoon.

Lelethu Skelem opened the scoring for David Notoane's before Abdulharaham Ghareeb levelled matters for the hosts.

Amaglug-glug had the best opportunity of the game thus far in the 20th minute when Promise Mkhuma's curler hit the woodwork.

Jamie Webber then tried his luck from long-range in the 38th minute but his shot lost power on its way to the goalkeeper after it took a deflection.

Skelem broke the deadlock in the 56th minute when he slipped his way past his marker on the edge of the box before coolly slotting past the goalkeeper and into the back of the net.

However, the Saudis equalised with ten minutes to go, shortly after Zakhele Lepasa had a goal ruled out for offside. The hosts won a penalty, which Ghareeb converted to make matters even.

Soon after, Fagrie Lakay received the ball from the middle and broke away from his marker sprinting towards goal, dribbled past the oppositions goalkeeper, however, his shot was denied by the woodwork.

Click through the gallery below to see the highest ranked teams in the FIFA rankings:

3 comments

Top 5

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

21 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Nedbank Cup Last 32 Fixtures Revealed

132 Jan 14, 2021 06:28 PM in Nedbank Cup

Transfer Update: Salah

1 Jan 19, 2021 12:42 PM in English Premier League

Chiefs' Plans To Catch Downs

147 Jan 08, 2021 07:05 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Transfer Update: Salah

1 Jan 19, 2021 12:42 PM in English Premier League

Hunt Selects Chiefs' Man Of The Match, Snubs Nurkovic

41 Jan 19, 2021 07:45 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Revealed: Serero Amongst 10 Highest Valued SA Players

3 Jan 19, 2021 11:45 AM in Players Abroad

Pogba: Rashford & Martial Don't Have Cavani's Quality

11 Jan 22, 2021 08:31 AM in English Premier League

Check Out Moleko’s Farm Ride Flexes

4 Jan 21, 2021 03:10 PM in Stars & Their Cars

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Chiefs Explain Unpleasant Trip To Angola

56 Jan 07, 2021 09:14 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Festival & Co Lauded As Unbeaten Swallows Prepare For Bucs

6 Jan 07, 2021 03:12 PM in Orlando Pirates