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Zambia Make Flying Start in COSAFA U17 Title Defence

Rickso Ngambi of Zambia celebrates goal with teammates during the 2019 COSAFA U17 Youth Championship Semi Final match between Zambia and Angola on 18 October 2019 at Mpira Stadium, Blantyre Pic Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix

Defending champions Zambia has edged Angola 2-1 in their opening match of the 2020 COSAFA U17 played on Sunday afternoon in South Africa.

Rickson Ng’ambi and Charles Majapa were the scorers for Zambia with Antonio Lopez scoring Angola’s goal. The Young Chipolopolo’s next match is against Malawi on Tuesday.

The revised regional junior championship is now a four-nation, round-robin event that includes hosts South Africa after four teams were expelled for entering overage players on Friday.

The top two finishers will meet in the final on November 29 and both qualify for the 2021 AFCON U17 in Morocco.

This year’s COSAFA U17 Cup is being used as a 2021 Morocco AFCON U17 zonal qualifying tournament.

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