Egypt edge Mozambique in U-20 Cosafa Cup

Egypt edge Mozambique in U-20 Cosafa Cup
Mostafa Ahmed Abdalla of Egypt challenged by Solomon Sakala of Zambia during the 2017 Total Zambia U-20 African Cup of Nations match between Zambia and Egypt at Heroes National Stadium, Lusaka Zambia on 04 March 2017 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

by Graeme Jackson

Wednesday Dec 06, 2017. 16:52

Egypt marked their debut in the U-20 Cosafa Cup with a 1-0 victory over Mozambique in a Group B match in Kitwe on Wednesday afternoon.

The young Pharaohs secured the victory thanks to an 86th minute strike from Hussein Feasal, taking them to the top of the pool on three points.

The group’s other first round match will see South Africa take on Mauritius in Nkana on Thursday afternoon.

Today’s U-20 Cosafa action will be wrapped up by the final match of the day, which sees hosts Zambia and Uganda battle in a Group A clash in Kitwe.

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