COSAFA Cup: Madagascar advance to quarter-final to face Ghana on Monday

Ghana will play Madagascar in the quarter-final of the COSAFA Cup 2015 on Monday after the latter sealed their place in the last eight of the competition on Friday.

Madagascar squeezed into the quarter-finals by the slenderest of margins after they played to a 1-1 draw with Swaziland at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium on Friday.

The two sides finished level on seven points at the top of the Group B standings, but Madagascar advance having scored one more goal than their opponents in the competition.

For Swaziland it will be a case of ruing missed chances in all three matches they played, but they can also be proud of a superb showing at the regional championship.

Madagascar now advance to meet west African guest nation Ghana in the quarter-finals on Monday at the same venue (kick-off 17h00 SA time).

QUARTER-FINAL FIXTURES
Sunday – Zambia vs Namibia @ Moruleng Stadium (15h00 local, 13h00 GMT)

Sunday – South Africa vs Botswana @ Moruleng Stadium (17h30 local, 15h30 GMT)

Monday – Ghana vs Madagascar @ Royal Bafokeng Stadium (17h00 local, 15h00 GMT)

Monday – Mozambique vs Malawi @ Royal Bafokeng Stadium (19h30 local, 17h30 GMT)

For more Ghana football news visit www.ghanasoccernet.com


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