Hosts Zambia maintain their 100 percent run at Under-20 AFCON after rallying to beat Egypt 3-1 at National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka.
The result also sees Zambia unbeaten under Beston ‘Quicksilver’ Chambeshi’s reign with ten-out-of-ten official international matches since his appointment last July.
Egypt stunned the hosts with Karim Hassan putting the Young Pharaohs ahead in the 36th minute.
They could have added another a minute before the break but Mostafa Abdalla’s shot was parried by Mangani Banda.
Zambia began their comeback through Patson Daka who fired in a scissor kick in the 48th minute.
Fashion Sakala put Zambia in the team in the 73rd minute before Daka completed his brace with also run in the 90th minute.
Sakala and Daka both have three goals in the qualifiers.
Zambia now await runner up from Group B in Sunday’s simultaneous kickoff including Senegal and Cameroon at Levy Stadium and South Africa vs Sudan at Heroes Stadium in Lusaka.
Zambia were joined in the semi’s from Group A by Guinea who down also rallied to down Mali 3-2.