Zambia Wins 2014 Cosafa U20 Cup

The Zambia Under-20 Team minted gold at the Region Five Youths Games in Bulawayo after thumping hosts Zimbabwe 3-0 in the final of the men’s football competition on Sunday afternoon.

After a goalless first half, the Junior Chipolopolo put up a fantastic second half display to silence the Young Warriors with three second half goals.

Patrick Ngoma put Hector Chilombo’s side in front after 53 minutes before Harrison Musonda doubled the lead a minute later.

Solomon Sakala completed the rout with a 74th minute goal as Zambia walked to the winners podium to get gold medals.

The Zambian youth side has won gold with a perfect record of results at the Zimbabwe games.

The team kicked of the campaign with a 6-1 win over South Africa before beating Namibia 2-0 and Lesotho 4-0 in the group stage.


Zambia advanced to the final on Saturday after thumping Malawi 4-0 in the semifinals of the competition.