HE Chipolopolo Under 20 are through to the finals of the Africa Zone 5 games after beating Malawi by four goals to nil yesterday in Bulawayo in Zimbabwe.
Striker Patrick “Dudey” Ngoma registered his first hattrick at the Zimbabwe games while Under 17 captain Patson Daka completed Zambia’s annihilation of their neigbours.
Coach Hector Chilombo has confirmed to the Football Association of Zambia that they boys were through to the finals.
The team qualified to the semi-finals after beating Namibia 2-0 on Monday last week.
Both goals came from Kasashi Lupiya in the first 15 minutes of the game. Zambia needed a win in the preliminary stage to seal a semi-final place with a group game to spare.
On Friday, Chipolopolo demolished South Africa when the Zambians beat their colleagues 6-1.