South Africa vs Zambia
King Goodwill Zwelithini Stadium
On Friday, a match between South Africa and Zambia will take place at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. At stake is a berth in the 2023 COSAFA Cup final for the winner of this match. The winner of this match will face either Malawi or Lesotho, who will be competing against each other in the other matchup of the semifinals, in the final on Sunday.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
South Africa - looking to get their sixth title
In the opening game of the tournament, Namibia gave Bafana Bafana a scare, ultimately resulting in a 1-1 tie thanks to an equalizer scored by Rowan Human. In their second match, South Africa prevailed over Botswana by a score of 2-1, and then they capped off their performance in the group stage with a victory over Eswatini by the same score. With seven points from their three group stage matches, the Bafana Bafana topped Group A and advanced to the semifinal round.
Zambia - on the way to their seventh title
In the concluding match of the group stage, which took place on Tuesday at the Princess Magogo Stadium in Durban, Zambia prevailed against Seychelles by a score of 4-2 to earn the victory.
The Chipolopolo finished in second place in Group B with six points after three matches, however they advanced to the knockout phase as the best-ranked runner-up.
After scoring six goals over the course of their previous two contests, Zambia will be eager to put up yet another strong performance in front of the net.
In the 2021 COSAFA Cup, Zambia and South Africa competed against one another in the same group, and their match resulted in a scoreless tie. However, in a friendly match played in October 2020, Zambia defeated South Africa by a score of 2-1. Will they be successful in stunning the host this time around?
Possible Starting Lineups
South Africa - Barr(GK), Mohamme, Allan, Sikhakhane, Kapinga, Mthethwa, Lakay, Cele, Human, Rayners, Letsoalo.
Zambia - Mulenga(GK), Mkandawire, Chabala, Kanguluma, Chishimba, Kangwanda, Kapumbu, Mulambia, Mashata, Moyela, Kampamba.
Expert Betting Tips
The Bafana Bafana have all it takes to advance to the final round of this competition but the attacking prowess of the Chipolopolo is commendable. So, both teams will find the net but the hosts will win.