COSAFA U-20: Uganda Hippos, Lesotho face off in semifinals


COSAFA U-20 Youth Championship 2017:

Thursday, 14th December (Semifinals):

  • South Africa vs Egypt – Nkana Stadium (2 p.m)
  • Uganda vs Lesotho – Nkana Stadium (5 p.m)

Tuesday Results:

Group C

  • Namibia 0-0 Zimbabwe
  • Lesotho 0-0 Angola

Uganda Hippos will face Lesotho in the semifinals of the COSAFA U-20 Championship at the Nkana Stadium on Thursday.

Muhammad Kasule of Uganda and Hadjison Wali of Malawi during the 2017 COSAFA U20 football match between Malawi and Uganda at Arthur Davies Stadium,Kitwe on 11 December 2017 ©Sydney Kalunga/BackpagePix

Lesotho finished top of Group C after a goal-less draw with Angola at the Nkana Stadium in Kitwe on Tuesday to book a date with Uganda.

The other group game between Namibia and Zimbabwe also ended goal-less at Arthur Davies Stadium meaning Lesotho and Zimbabwe closed out on five points apiece.

Lesotho had registered more goals scored (for) and this sealed their place in the semifinals.

Egypt finished as the best runners-up for their six points in Group B and they will take on South Africa again in the other semifinal.

Both semifinals will be played at the Nkana Stadium, as will the third-place play-off and final on Saturday.