Cape Town – Shakes Mashaba’s charges will face Malawi in the Cosafa Cup Plate semi-final after being defeated by Botswana.
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Bafana Bafana lost to their neighbours 7-6 on penalties on Sunday while Malawi were also knocked out via penalties against Mozambique.
Mozambique snatched a 2-2 draw against The Flames in stoppage time to send their quarter-final tie to a penalty shootout.
Malawi skipper, Lucky Malata, conceded an early own-goal after his wild attempt to clear the ball backfired.
Muhammad Sulumba levelled matters six minutes into the second half, through a powerful header following a corner. Lambikani Mzava nudged Malawi ahead on 90 minutes after a harshly awarded spot-kick was awarded.
Mzava, however hit the back of his own net after a low cross during additional time.
It took 14 penalties to settle the shootout 5-4 in favour of the Mozambicans with Ussama Mutumane calmly converting his to book a semi-final showdown against Botswana.
The Royal Bafokeng Stadium will play host to the Plate section with Bafana and Malawi set to clash at 19:30 on Wednesday, May 27.