Zambia romped to a 7-1 victory over Madagascar on the opening day of the 2017 COSAFA Under-17 Championships in Mauritius on Friday.

South Africa were also first day winners in Group B as they saw off Mozambique 3-1 in the opening game of the tournament, which runs until the final on July 30.

Today action is set to continue in group A with Young Warriors squaring off against the hosts Mauritius at 1330hrs (Zim time). In the other match Malawi will battle it out against Botswana.

FRIDAY’S GROUP B RESULTS
South Africa 3 (Shahabodien 17’, 38’ McFarlane 58’) Mozambique 1 (Gerson 65’)
Zambia 7 (Banda 9’, 31’, 37’, Njobvu 19′, 42′, 74′, Hakwiya 31’) Madagascar 1 (Mamisoa 79’pen)

SATURDAY’S GROUP A FIXTURES
Botswana vs Malawi (KO 12h00 local, 08h00 GMT) – Stade St Francois Xavier
Mauritius vs Zimbabwe (KO 15h30 local, 11h30 GMT) – Stade St Francois Xavier

Image credit: COSAFA Media

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