Zambia beat Mozambique 3-1 to book a 2013 Cosafa Cup semifinal date against Bafana-Bafana on Wednesday.
The three-time champions had a virtually easy day against The Mamba’s at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe.
Zambia took the lead in the 13th minute when Bornwell Mwape who slotted in from the penalty spot.
Jimmy Chisenga extended Zambia’s lead in the 27th minute after startling Mozambique goalkeeper Gervasio Cossa with a stunning shot near the right touchline to give Zambia a 2-0 lead into the break.
Second half substitute Moses Phiri made it 3-0 in the 73rd minute to but Apsone Manjare recorded Mozambique’s consolation in the 86th minute with a fine overhead kick.
Meanwhile in the other quarterfinal, Lesotho beat Angola 5-3 on post-match penalty after a 1-1 draw.
Lesotho faces Zimbabwe in the other semifinal on July 17.