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Zambia through to the Cosafa Final

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Zambia is through to the final of the regional COSAFA 2017 tournament. They stormed through after coming from behind and went on to squash Tanzania 4-2.

Erasto Nyoni for Tanzania punished Zambia with an early goal around the 16th minute in the semi final played at Moruleng Stadium. Though just before the break Brian Mwila stepped up with an equaliser for Chipolopolo. 

Justin Shonga of Nkwazi won man of the match after scoring a brace a goal apiece for each halves of the game. Jack Chirwa netted from the spot in the 56th minute.

Last goal of the match came late in the 84th when  S. Msuva tried to regenerate hope for the Taifa Stars. It was not enough and at the final whistle Zambia 4 goals to 2 against Tanzania.

Zambia will seek to win Cosafa Cup for the fifth time when they play Zimbabwe on 9th July. Last these two met on the finals was 20 July 2013 at Levy Mwanawasa where Zambia where champs.


Alex Ngonga  and  Evans Chongo a goal each for Zambia sealed the fate of Zimbabwe in that tournament encounter.


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