The draw for the 2018 COSAFA Under 20 tournament was held on Wednesday morning in Zambia.

Twelve teams are set to take part in the competition which will start on 2 December and runs until the 14th of the month.

Zimbabwe has been drawn in Group C along with runners-up in the last edition, Lesotho, Botswana and Angola. The Young Warriors failed to progress beyond the first round in 2017 despite finishing their campaign unbeaten.

Hosts Zambia is in Group A which has Malawi, Mozambique and Reunion who are making their debut at the tournament while defending champions, South Africa, have Namibia, Mauritius and eSwatini (formerly Swaziland) in Group B.

Draw outcome:

Group A: Zambia, Malawi, Reunion, Mozambique.

Group B: South Africa, Namibia, Mauritius, eSwatini.

Group C: Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Angola, Botswana.