AFCON U20 Final: Zambia 2-0 Senegal - As It happened

AFCON U20 Final: Zambia 2-0 Senegal - As It happened
Patson Daka of Zambia challenged by Tercious Malepe of South Africa during the 2017 Total Zambia U-20 African Cup of Nations Zambia match between Zambia and South Africa at Heroes National Stadium, Lusaka Zambia on 08 March 2017 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Sunday Mar 12, 2017. 19:33

Congratulations to the 2017 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) champions Zambia.

Lineups:
Zambia XI: M.Banda, Chiluya, S.Sakala, Nyondo, Mayembe, E.Banda, B.Musonda, Mwepu, Chilufya, F.Sakala, P.Daka.

Senegal XI: Sarr, Aw, Mbaye, Diarra, Ndecky, Cavin, Krepin, Bamba, Mortalla, Niane, Badji.


Commentary:

FULL-TIME: Zambia 2-0 Senegal

93' - Zambia sub: Benson Chali IN, Emmanuel Banda OUT.

90' - The fourth official has added four minutes.

88' - Play is stopped as Zambia keeper Banda is down injured.

85' - CAUTION: Souleymane Aw (Senegal) booked.


80' - Senegal are pushing more men forward in the late stages of the game as they look for at least two goals to take the game to extra-time.

79' - CAUTION: krepin Diatta (Senegal) booked.

75' - Senegal sub: Dominique Edouard Miquilan IN, Aliou Badji OUT.

70' - Senegal captain and defender Mamadou Diarra does well to clear the ball away from danger at the near-post following a Zambia corner-kick.

66' - Senegal sub: Pape Habib Gueye IN, Nguer Mortalla OUT.

65' - Pressure is mounting on the Young Chipolopolo defence as shot-stopper Banda denies the Young Lions of Teranga from a free-kick with another good save

63' - CAUTION: Moses Nyondo (Zambia) booked.

63' - GOOD SAVE! Senegal striker Aliou Badji unleashes a shot from the edge of the of the Zambia box and keeper Banda pulls off a good save at his near-post.

60 - CAUTION: Ibrahima Ndiaye (Senegal) booked.

56' - Senegal sub: Ibrahima Ndiaye IN, Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba Kane OUT

55' - Senegal full-back Idrissa Ndecky whips a cross into the Zambia box, but Banda comes out to gather the ball with ease.

50' - GOOD SAVE! Senegal goalkeeper Lamine Sarr denies Zambia winger Enock Mwepu from close range following a corner-kick as the Young Chipolopolo look to extend their lead.

46' - The second-half is underway.

HALF-TIME: Zambia 2-0 Senegal.

45' - The fourth official has added one minute.

37' - That's Zambian Edward Chilufya's fourth goal of the tournament. He's the joint top goalscorer of the tournament. His countryman Patson Daka and South African Luther Singh have also scored four goals in this competition.

35' - GOAL! Edward Chilufya makes it 2-0 to Zambia following a mistake in the Senegal defence.

30' - Senegal forward Ibrahima Niane has a chance to level matters for the Young Lions of Teranga from a free-kick in a promising area, but the lanky attacker fires over the crossbar.

27' - CAUTION: Boyd Musonda (Zambia) booked.

25' - Zambia's goalscorer Patson Daka, who is the joint top goalscorer of the tournament with four goals, is sent through on goal, but the quick forward is ruled offside.

20' - The Young Lions of Teranga press the Young Chipolopolo defence, who clear the ball away from danger following a free-kick.

17' - GOAL! Patson Daka pokes home at the near-post to make it 1-0 to Zambia.

15' - CLOSE! Zambia striker Fashion Sakala unleashes a powerful low shot which narrowly misses the target following a quick move by the Young Chipolopolo.

10' - CHANCE! Senegal striker Ibrahima Niane is sent through on goal, but somehow he unleashes a tame shot which is saved by Zambia goalkeeper Mangani Banda.

5' - Senegal are applying pressure on the Zambia defence in the early stages of the game, goalkeeper Mangani Banda has already collected two crosses from the right.

1' - The match is underway.




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