AUSC Games: Zambia U17 beat Swaziland in opening match
The Zambia U17 national team started their campaign at the Angola AUSC Zone 5 Under -20 games on a high with a slender 1 – 0 win over Swaziland.
Damiano Kola’s 66th minute goal settled the tie for the Bruce Mwape and Numba Mumamba coached side.
Zambia shot to joint top position with Zimbabwe who beat hosts Angola by the same margin.
Zambia next play hosts Angola at 1530hrs on Monday in their second game.
Zambia are the defending champions after they beat Zimbabwe 3 – 0 in the final played in Harare in December 2014.
The Hector Chilombo coached was highly dominant at the 2016 tournament scoring 19 goals and conceding one on their way to minting gold with Patrick Ngoma and Patson Daka leading he rout
The African Union Sport Council (AUSC) is the sports arm of the African Union which is divided into 7 zones with Zambia competing in Zone 5.
2014 team that played in the final
Kasashi Lupiya; Jonathan Chikondi Daka; Boyd Mkandawire; Sidney Phiri; Solomon Sakala; Patrick Ngoma; Patson Daka; Charles Yande Shezongo (Kapambwe Musonda); George Mandu; Chrispin Sakulanda (Kingsley Mukuka); Mangani Banda GK CPT
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