Superb Zambia are through to the final of the Cosafa Under-20 Championship after overcoming DR Congo 2-1 in Wednesday’s semifinal at Moruleng Stadium.
Boyd Musonda scored the winner 13 minutes from full time as Zambia reached the final with a perfect record.
Coach Beston Chambeshi’s boys led after 36 minutes with Fashion Sakala netting the opener.
The two teams went into the half time break with a 1-1 score line after Chadrack Lukombe equalised four minutes earlier.
Zambia will face the winners of the second semifinal tie between hosts South Africa and Angola in Friday’s final.
Zambia line up: 1 Mangani Banda, 2 Moses Nyondo, 3 Prosper Chiluya, 5 Solomon Sakala, 7 Chrispin Sakulanda, 10 Fashion Sakala, 11 Enock Mwepu
13 Shemmy Mayembe, 14 Edward Chilufya, 15 Boyd Musonda, 20 Patson Daka
Substitutes:4 Benson Chali, 6 Linos Makwaza, 8 Harrison Chisala ,9 Joseph Phiri, 12 Sydney Phiri, 16 Dominic Nzala, 17 Kenneth Kalunga, 18 Samson Banda, 19 Musonda Siame.