Check out our live coverage of the opening game of the 2016 COSAFA Under-17 Championships between Zambia and East African guest nation Kenya!
Zambia XI: Benson Mwale, Justin Mwanza, Benjamin Phiri, Kasonde Mulenga, Kunda Nkandu, Damiano Kola, Castrol Siakotale, Chanda Mukuka, Danny Kunda, Ponsirio Kapampa, Nicholas Mulilo.
Kenya XI: George Ouma, Brian Otieno, Clinton Machaka, John Njuguna, Zidane Karume, Ibrahim Onnangwe, Telvin Njeri, Kenneth Karungari, Muthoka Mulei, Eric Murithi, Brian Omutanyi.
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– FULLTIME: Zambia cruise to a 4-0 win over Kenya in a one-sided opening match of the 2016 COSAFA Under-17 Championships! Mulilo is named Man of the Match.
86′ – Mulilo shoots wide for Zambia. He really should have had a hat-trick today!
77′ – Zambia sub: Sam Mwebe comes in for Siakotela.
76′ – Kenya sub: Thomas Mut comes in for Karungari.
73′ – Much better pressing from the Kenyan players who force Zambia to play in their half only.
70′ – Zambia sub: Samuel Kabwe comes in for Kola.
63′ – Great shot by Mulilo but he is denied by the keeper.
54′ – Murithi nearly scores with a great shot from the range but Mwale makes a great save.
50′ – Yellow card for Damiano Kola from Zambia.
48′ – Zambia sub: Musonda Kalale comes in for Mukuka.
46′ – We are back under way for the second half!
46’ – Kenya subs: Daniel Wambua and Jeremy Murithi come in for Otieno and Njeri respectively.
- HALFTIME: Zambia in complete control as they lead 4-0. It could have been more too!
45′ – Mulilo misses a great chance to make it 5-0 as he puts his shot wide.
43′ – GOAL! Zambia running rampant now as they lead 4-0 thanks to a goal from Kunda Nkandu! Another mistake from Ouma.
41′ – Yellow card for John Njuguna from Kenya.
40′ – Kenya keeper Ouma has a lot to do on his line as his defenders are too slow.
37′ – GOAL! Damiano Kola finally has the ball in the back of the net after numerous chances and Zambia lead 3-0!
30′ – Mulilo misses out on his hat-trick after he has his effort saved with just keeper Ouma to beat!
26′ – Kola now finds himself one-on-one with the keeper, but he sends his effort wide of goal. Huge chance!
23′ – Kola thinks he has another goal for Zambia, but he is ruled offside.
15′ – Zambia are in complete control as Ouma is forced into a fine save from Kola.
13′ – GOAL! Zambia do make it 2-0 and it is that man Nicholas Mulilo again as he grabs his second after scoring with just the keeper to beat!
11′ – Big chance for Kola as he finds himself one-on-one with the goalkeeper, but he skies his chance and the opportunity is wasted.
4 – GOAL! Zambia have the lead as Nicholas Mulilo scores after a mistake from the Kenyan goalkeeper!
3′ – Kola bears down on goal but is ruled offside.
1 – We are under way in the first match of the 2016 COSAFA Under-17 Championships!
- Match officials: Referee: Christopher Harrison (South Africa); 1st Asst: Lionel Hasinjarasoa (Madagascar); 2nd Asst: Olivio Saimone (Mozambique).