The host nation of the CAF U-20 youth championship ‘Zambia’ have won the trophy after defeating Senegal by 2-0 at the National Heroes Stadium.

This tournament is Zambian’s 7th appearance, fourth place in 1991, 1999, and 2007 now the current champions of the 2017 edition.

The 2017 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations is the 14th edition of the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations, the biennial international youth football tournament organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for players aged 20 and below.

The tournament took place in Zambia between 26 February – 12 March 2017.

The. top four teams will qualify for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea.

From Sammy Heywood Okine


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