JOHANNESBURG: After beating the defending COSAFA Champions Zambia 2-1, South African under 17 men’s National team(Amajimbos) has booked their place in the Semi-final of the 2018 COSAFA championship.
Amajimbosi will face the hosts Mauritius at the Stade St Francois Xavier at 12h30 (08h30 GMT) on Friday, 27 July.
These two teams met in an exact match in 2017 where Mauritius came out Victories by a score of 2-0. The second match of the Semi-finals will see Angola go head on Namibia in the same venue.
Namibia were the 2016 winners, but Angola have had the best record in the pool stages as the only side to win all three of their matches.
The winners of the COSAFA Championship will get a place in Tanzania next year, which in turn serves as a qualifier for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Peru later in the year.