Stadium: Moses Mabhida Stadium
Time: 15.07.2022, 05:00 PM
The Brave Warriors will lock horns with Mozambique at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Thursday. While Namibia will be hunting for their second bite of the trophy, the Mambas can not be underestimated as they are out to match their opposition toe-to-toe to secure the ticket to the Finals.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
The Brave Warriors secured the ticket to the semi-final on the back of a (0-2) victory over Madagascar; despite playing out a goalless draw at halftime, Namibia scored twice in the second half to clinch a win.
Namibia won the title in the year 2015 and a quarter-final exit in 2018. They are more than determined to win this year's edition.
They are presently ranked 117th and they have picked up thirteen points from a possible eighteen in the COSAFA tournament since 2019.
The Mambas haven't had a bite of the trophy before; the closest they have come was as a runner-up in the 2015 edition. It will be difficult for them as they face the host later tomorrow.
Mozambique head into this tournament on the back of a win against the Benin Republic in the CAN Qualifiers games. Before then, they had secured a point against Rwanda as they finished second on the log.
Mozambique defeated the host nation, South Africa in the quarter-finals; both teams played out a full-time draw as the Black Mambas secured the pass to the semifinals after a (4-5) penalty shootout win.
They are presently rated 118th according to FIFA and have earned eight points from a possible fifteen in the last five matches.
Expert Betting Tips
In the last eight meetings between both teams, Namibia have recorded five wins while Mozambique have won just once with two games ending in a share of the spoils.
Mozambique got lucky against South Africa, however, their defensive prowess can't be underestimated. We expect both teams to split points at halftime for 1.90.
This is going to be another full-time draw as both teams will be more focused on defending; bet on a full-time draw for 2.95.
If any team is going to get a win here then it will be Namibia; bet on the Black Mambas to secure the ticket to the finals for 1.78.