Eswatini and Angola played to an odd goal draw in a match that was played at the Mavuso Sports Centre in Manzini. This was the first encounter between these countries with the second leg to be on the 3rd August 2019 at the 11 de Novembro Stadium in Luanda.
Sihlangu created numerous goal scoring chances more especially in the first half of the match but the Eswatini lads failed to put the ball in the back of the net.This resulted in this half ending in a 0-0 score-line. In the second half; Angola recovered very well after a shaky start of the first half. This barred fruits for the visitors as they were able to score the opening goal of this match through Augusto Quitbeto in the 50th minute.
The visitors almost got the crucial away win however; the perseverance of the Eswatini national team finally paid off as Menzi Sithole scored the equalizer for Eswatini in the 88th minute after an excellent cross by Fanele Mamba. The home side applied more pressure in search for a winning goal however time was no longer there thus the match ended in a 1-1 draw.