Hosts Zambia will face old foes Egypt in the group stage of the 2017 African Youth Championship tournament.

The two sides were drawn together in Group A following draws made at CAF headquarters in Cairo on Monday.

Zambia and the four-time Africa Under-20 champions last meeting in this competition was in the 2007 edition of the tournament held in Congo-Brazzaville.

Zambia beat Egypt 3-0 in a Group B match on their way to a fourth place finish.

Mali and Guinea complete Group A.

And Group B will consist of 2015 hosts and runners-up Senegal, Cameroon South Africa and Sudan.

Zambia will host the African Youth Championship from February 26 to March 12 in Lusaka and on the Copperbelt.

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