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Chipolopolo juniors dominates Afcon 2017

Zambia vs Egypt

The Zambia Under 20 national football team chipolopolo juniors have continued to dominate the ongoing Afcon 2017 tournament. From the opening first game they run through Guinea.


From the opening day of the tournament, Zambia took an early command of Group A. Beginning with Patson Daka’s lone goal that separated the victors from the losers.


Patson went on to win man of the match as the president gave a toast to the juniors. On the same day for Group A Egypt drew against Mali in goalless match.


The second round saw Zambia earn up a keep as they went on to hammer Mali with a straight 6-1.  Coming from a goal down Fashion Sakala stepped up from a Patson Daka support. In 25th minute Emmanuel Banda emerged for the host.


And soon the floodgates opened up when Enock Mwepu increased Zambia’s advantage. Edward Chilufya provided the assist and later into second half on the within four minutes space of play he scored. Fashion Sakala concluded the massacre with his second goal and the 6th for Zambia. 


Zambia vs Egypt

With Zambia vs Egypt the setup was invoked similarity with the Mali event. Zambia coming from behind went on to score additional 3 goals before the final whistle and the young Pharaohs were down.


Karim Hassan celebrated his opener in an otherwise placed and tactical Egypt that held Zambia with that lead running into halftime. Chambeshi introduced some change beginning second half with Emmanuel Banda coming in for Chrispine Sakulanda.

Soon Patson Daka levelled up and Zambia went on the lucrative spree of goals as Fashion Sakala headed in from a Mwepu cross. And before close of business at the stroke of regulated time Daka solidified his tenure with a second goal.


This means Zambia has run unbeaten so far emerging top of the Group A and highest points (9) from the tournament.

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