Cosafa U20: Zambia are Cosafa Champions! !
COSAFA U20 – FULLTIME: South Africa 1-2 Zambia (Kabelo Seriba 41′ | Kenneth Kalunga 8′,Boyd Musonda 85′)
The Zambia U20 national team have lifted the Cosafa U20 Championship trophy after they beat hosts South Africa 2 – 1.
Denmark based Kenneth Kalunga opened he scores for the young Chipolopolo in the 8th minute after his run was picked by hardworking Enock Mwepu with a sublime pass.
Kalunga made no mistake from inside the box as he tucked the ball in from close range.
Label Seriba pulled one back in the 41st minute buy the hosts were just holding on from the rest of the game.
The winning goal was a spectacular effort from sensational midfielder Boyd Musonda who blasted home from outside the box in the 85th minute.
Despite a couple of chances in the final minutes for South Africa, Zambia walked away as the deserving winners after a lacklustre performance in the final game.
This was the fourth time South Africa was losing to Zambia in the final.
The win takes Zambia’s record to 11 at the regional showpiece.
COSAFA U20 FINAL Starting line-ups: South Africa vs Zambia
Zambia XI: Mangani Banda, Moses Nyondo, Prosper Chiluya, Solomon Sakala, Kenneth Kalunga (Sakulanda), Fashion Sakala (Joseph Phiri), Enock Mwepu, Shemmy Mayembe, Edward Chilufya, Boyd Musonda, Patson Daka.
South Africa XI: Sanele Tshabalala, Reeve Frosler, Repo Melepe, Kabelo Seriba, Aghmat Ceres, Wiseman Meyiwa, Sibongakonke Mbatha, Luther Singh, Nkosingiphile Ngcobo, Sipho Mbule, Menzi Ndwandwe.
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