Friendly International: South Africa estinguishes Sierra Leone 4-0

JOHANNESBURG. South Africa demolishes Sierra Leone 4-0 with goals of

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JOHANNESBURG. South Africa demolishes Sierra Leone 4-0 with goals of T. Zwane (34′), M. Mayambela (49′), T. Zwane (64′) and A. Modiba (72′). South Africa took advantage of its superior ball possession (59%).

The match was played at the FNB Stadium stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Janny Sikazwe. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot around 26.6 degrees Celsius or 79.86 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 29%.​

Match Statistics

South Africa was in firm control of the ball 59% while Sierra Leone was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

South Africa was more aggressive with 45 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 9 were on target. Which is one of the reasons South Africa won the match.

South Africa shot 16 times, 9 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Sierra Leone shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.


South Africa received 2 yellow cards (N. Sibisi and L. Le Roux). On the other side, Sierra Leone received 1 yellow card (K. Cesay).

After this contest, South Africa has points to occupy the 0th place in the standings. while Sierra Leone stays with points (0th).

Match Events

  • 21'

    N. Sibisi

  • 34'

    T. Zwane

  • 46'

    A. Williams

    J. Morsay

  • 46'

    K. Cesay

    I. Sillah

  • 49'

    M. Mayambela

    Z. Lepasa

  • 57'

    L. Le Roux

  • 58'

    K. Cesay

  • 64'

    T. Zwane

  • 65'

    M. Buya Turay

    A. Bakayoko

  • 65'

    I. Kanu

    A. Kargbo

  • 69'

    K. Mayo

    K. Sekgota

  • 69'

    P. S. Mmodi

    M. Mayambela

  • 72'

    A. Modiba

  • 79'

    M. N. Buthelezi

    R. Williams

  • 80'

    T. Mokoena

    T. Zwane

  • 82'

    S. Bah Kamara

    K. Conteh

  • 82'

    E. Samadia

    K. Quee

  • 84'

    A. Du Preez

    Z. Lepasa

Next match

In the upcoming Friendly International match, South Africa will host Botswana on the 27th of September with a 4-0 head to head stats in favor of South Africa (2 draws).

Sierra Leone will play away with Congo DR on the 27th of September with a 2-0 head to head statistic in favor of Congo DR (0 draws).

South Africa: Formation and Lineups

South Africa adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Hugo Broos chose to play with the following team: Ronwen Williams, Nyiko Mobbie, Nkosinathi Sibisi, Innocent Maela, Aubrey Maphosa Modiba, Luke Le Roux, Sphephelo Sithole, Mihlali Mayambela, Themba Zwane, Kgaogelo Sekgota and Zakhele Lepasa.


South Africa made 5 changes: K. Sekgota for K. Mayo (69′), M. Mayambela for P. S. Mmodi (69′), R. Williams for M. N. Buthelezi (79′), T. Zwane for T. Mokoena (80′) and Z. Lepasa for A. Du Preez (84′).

Sierra Leone: Formation and Lineups

Also Sierra Leone adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, John Keister played with: Mohamed Kamara, Osman Kakay, Kamil Conteh, Steven Caulker, Alex Bangura, Kwame Quee, Ibrahim Sillah, Alusine Pagal Koroma, Jonathan Morsay, Amadou Bakayoko and Augustus Kargbo.


Sierra Leone made 6 changes: J. Morsay for A. Williams (46′), I. Sillah for K. Cesay (46′), A. Bakayoko for M. Buya Turay (65′), A. Kargbo for I. Kanu (65′), K. Conteh for S. Bah Kamara (82′) and K. Quee for E. Samadia (82′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Friendly International

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