CHAN Orange 2014: Group A – Mozambique OUT, Nigeria still in the competition
Fixture 2 of the CHAN Orange 2014 South Africa, Group A.
South Africa and Mali have setteled for a positive draw (1-1) when they faced each other in the second leg of group A in the 2014 Orange CHAN.
Playing in their ground, The Bafana Bafana team exerted constante pressure on Mali‘s defence and made Mali Goalkeeper uncomfortable.Bafana striker Tchabalala was a nighttmare for Mali defence.
In the 23th minute, Mbatha was brought down inside the box after making another run on the right side and Bernard Parker made no mistake from the penalty spot and gave Bafana the lead.
In the second half, in the 54th minute Ibourahima Sidibe stinging shot gave Khune no chance after another mix up in the Bafana defence and Mali finaly managed to draw.
Both teams have to wait now for their final games if they want the qulification tickets as they now have 4 points each.
Read the LIVE text of the game between South Africa and Mali from HERE
in the other match of the this Group, Mozambique lost against Nigeria. The game started very quiackly and the Mozambique side didn’t wait more than 10 mins to score the opener of the game signed by the defender Dario Khan who scored one of the best goals of the competition for now, if not the best. the early goal broke Nigeria‘s pride and their reply was given right away in the 11th minute by Ede, then in the 18th minute by Ali who gave Nigeria the lead. in the 18th minute, Mozambique scored the equalizer by Diogo.
In the second half, not a lot of opportunities were created, the two teams kept exchanging attacks, whith a minor advantage for Nigeria. at the 56′ minute, a penalty was given by the referee and Ali translates it to a goal, giving the advantage to Nigeria.
In the 88th minute, the sub Barnabas scores the 4th goal of Nigeria, and the 6th of the game, killing the game with it
watch the 1st goal in this video
Read the LIVE text of the game between Nigeria and Mozambique from HERE