COSAFA 2019: Uganda to play against South Africa in the Plate Semi final

SINAN RAJUB SENOGA 

Uganda Cranes will lock horns with the hosts South Africa in the Plate Semi final on Tuesday 4th June at the Moses Mabhida stadium.

This follows the elimination of South Africa from the major tournament on Sunday evening.

South Africa threw away their 2-0 lead before losing to Botswana 5-4 on penalties.

Just like the hosts, Uganda were also knocked out of the main tournament by Lesotho on penalties following a goalless draw in normal time.

The Plate competition is a classification criteria for all the losing quarter finalists in the COSAFA tournament.

Comoros and Malawi will battle it out in the second Plate semi final.

The eventual winners at the semi final stage will face off in a final where the champions bag 100,000 Rands.

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