Zambia face Swaziland in must-win U20 COSAFA Cup match

Zambia face Swaziland in must-win U20 COSAFA Cup match
Levison Maganizo of Malawi evades challenge from Prince Mumba of Zambia during the 2017 COSAFA U20 football match between Malawi and Zambia at Arthur Davies Stadium, Kitwe on 8 December 2017 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Monday Dec 11, 2017. 09:11

Zambia will take on Swaziland in the 2017 Under-20 COSAFA Cup Group A match at the Nkana Stadium on Monday.

Kick-off is at 12h00 CAT.

The Young Chipolopolo, who are the tournament hosts, were held to a goalless draw by Malawi in their previous group game which was played on Friday.

As a result, Zambia are placed fourth on the Group A standings with one point from two games. They are three points behind second-placed Malawi.

The Young Chipolopolo will only qualify for the knockout stages if they beat Swaziland and hope that the result between Malawi, Uganda go their way.

Meanwhile, Swaziland held Uganda to a 2-2 draw in their previous group match which was played on Friday.

The Young Sihlangu Semnikati are placed third on the Group A standings with one point from two games. They are three points behind third-placed Malawi.

Swaziland will only advance to the knockout stages if they beat Zambia and hope that the result between Malawi, Uganda go their way.



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