Michael Mabule of Platinum Stars is challenged by Sid Ahmed Aouadj of Moulouda Club Alger during the CAF Confederation Cup
Wednesday Jun 21, 2017. 20:50
Hello and welcome to the live commentary of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup Group B match between South African club Platinum Stars and Tunisian outfit CS SFaxien at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg.
Platinum Stars: Mzimela, Mnguni, Mwedihanga, Mlilo, Mpheta, Mere, Mathe, Ng’ambi, Nale, Mabena, Ntuli
CS Sfaxien: Gaaloul, Mathlouthi, Amamou, Dagdoug, Kamoun, Marzouki, Niang, Meriah, Sokari, Hannachi, Ndoye
90+5′ Full time whistle goes off. Stars 1-1 Sfaxien.
90+4′ Goal kick for Dikwena. Mzimela takes it, but referee looks at his watch.
90+1′ We are in the injury time in Rustenburg. Stars 1-1 Sfaxien
88′ Ng’ambi came close to finding the lead as his well directed header goes inches wide from a corner.
86′ Sub for Stars: Shilongo for Ntuli
84′ Links booked
83′ Sub for Stars: Links comes on for Mabena
77′ Sub for Sfaxien: Habbassi replaces Marzouki
76′ GOAL – Stars eventually punished when Hannachi tapped in a cross from the left wing. Stars 1-1 Sfaxien
72′ Sfaxien’s header goes wide right in the penalty area, poor marking by the hosts.
67′ Ndoye booked
64′ Sub for Sfaxien: Chouat on for Kamoun
58′ Goal – Ntuli finds the back of the net for the hosts, a wonderful cross from the right flank allowed the striker to convert. Stars 1-0 Sfaxien
55′ Mere receiving treatment after a foul by Hannachi, a late tackle in the midfield. Stars 0-0 Sfaxien
50′ No chances created yet in the second stanza despite Ng’ambi’s effort which sailed wide from Gaaloul’s posts.
46′ Sub for Stars: Senne on for Nale
46′ Second half underway.
45+1′ Half Time in Rustenburg. Platinum Stars 0-0 CS Sfaxien.
45′ hannachi receives a clever pass, but his shot fails to trouble Mzimela. 1 Minute added.
43′ Kamoun booked
40′ Shot by Nale goes wide. Dikwena losing the ball easily in their own half. Five minutes to the interval, yet no goals.
35′ Mzimela produces a vital touch in the box as Sfaxien keep knocking for an opening goal. Good anticipation by the keeper.
30′ Physical affair in the middle of the park as Mabena is fouled, referee waves play on. Both sides still probing for an opening goal.
25′ Gaaloul makes a save to deny nale after a great pass by Mabena on the right flank. 0-0 in Rustenburg.
21′ A good shot by Waliou Ndoye as he pounces on a loose ball, but Mzimela is equal to the task and makes a brilliant save.
16′ Stars get a corner but the Tunisians clear the danger in the box. Sokari is fouled by Nale another free kick for Sfaxien but Dikwena regain possession.
10′ Stars commit a foul on their half through Mpeta, set piece for the visitors. Shot goes to Mzimela, he makes no mistake to collect. 0-0 after 10 minutes.
05′ Both sides showing good touches as they exchange ball possession, but Sfaxien has a shot off target.
01′ Match gets underway