Africa: Day 6 Complete Wrap At 2012 Zone VI U20 Games

The final round of matches in the pool phase of the men's Under-17 football competition at the 2012 Zone VI Games in Lusaka, Zambia, took place on Wednesday with the four semifinalists become known.

South Africa claimed top spot in Group A with a 4-1 victory over Seychelles, setting up a semi-final with runners-up in Group B, Angola. Lesotho and Zambia will contest the other Last 4 match.

South Africa's win was achieved after goals from Fagrie Lakay, Siyanda Ngcobo, Bongane Mathebula and Thembinkosi Phiri, while there was huge jubilation in the Seychelles camp

when they scored their only goal of the competition through Cafrine Graham with just two minutes remaining.

In the other match in Group A, Zambia were held 0-0 by Malawi, but still managed to secure second spot.

Lesotho emerged as winners of Group B after a 4-0 success over Swaziland. Mpho Makhaola, Tumelo Khutlang and a brace from Morapeli Lesoetsa gave them the victory.

Angola sealed their semi-final spot with a 2-0 success over Mauritius as Celestino Calueio Cassinda scored a brace for them.

That means South Africa take on Angola in the first semi-final on Friday at the Nkoloma Stadium on Friday, while Zambia entertain Lesotho in the second semi at the same venue at

16h00.

The winning semi-finalists will meet in the decider on Sunday at Nkoloma Stadium. The football competitions at the Zone VI Games are being run by the Council of Southern

African Football Associations (COSAFA).

MEN'S UNDER-17 COMPETITION

GROUP A

Friday, December 7

Zambia 2-0 Botswana

South Africa 4-0 Malawi

Saturday, December 8

South Africa 3-2 Botswana

Zambia 1-0 Seychelles

Sunday, December 9

Malawi 5-0 Seychelles

Monday, December 10

Botswana 3-4 Malawi

Zambia 0-0 South Africa

Tuesday, December 11

Seychelles 0-5 Botswana

Wednesday, December 12

South Africa 4-1 Seychelles

Zambia 0-0 Malawi

Country        P    W   D   L    GA  GD  GD   Pts

South Africa  4   3    1   0   11   3   +8      10

Zambia        4   2    2   0   3    0    +3      8

Malawi         4   2    1   1   9    7    +2      7

Botswana     4   1    0   3  1 0  9    +1      3

Seychelles    4  0     0   4  1   15    -14      0

GROUP B

Friday, December 7

Angola 0-0 Namibia

Swaziland 4-2 Mauritius

Saturday, December 8

Namibia 1-0 Swaziland

Lesotho 2-0 Angola

Sunday, December 9

Mauritius 1-1 Lesotho

Monday, December 10

Namibia 2-2 Mauritius

Angola 3-0 Swaziland

Tuesday, December 11

Lesotho 1-1 Namibia

Wednesday, December 12

Angola 2-0 Mauritius

Lesotho 4-0 Swaziland

Country       P   W   D    L   GF   GA  GD   PTS

Lesotho      4    2   2     0   8     2   +6   8

Angola       4    2   1      1   5    2   +3   7

Namibia     4    1    3     0  4    3   +1    6

Swaziland  4    1    0     3   4    10  -6    3

Mauritius    4   0    2     2    5    9  -4     2

WOMEN'S UNDER-20 COMPETITION

Friday, December 7

Zimbabwe 2-1 Namibia

Zambia 0-1 South Africa

Sunday, December 9

South Africa 0-0 Namibia

Zambia 1-2 Zimbabwe

Tuesday, December 11

Namibia 0-1 Zambia

Zimbabwe 0-5 South Africa

Country             P   W   D   L   GF    GA   GD PTS

South Africa      3   2   1   0   6    0   +6     7

Zimbabwe        3  2    0   1   4    7   -3       6

Zambia            3  1    0   2   2    3   -1      3

Namibia           3  0   1    2  1      3   -2      1

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