Host Zambia face Mozambique in Cosafa Cup quarterfinals while Bafana Bafana must wait to know their Last 8 opponents from Group A.
Mozambique, Bafana Bafana, Malawi, Angola, hosts Zambia and defending champions Zimbabwe all enjoy byes from the group stage and will enter the competition at the quarterfinal stage.
Zambia will face Mozambique on July 14 in the fourth quarterfinal match in Kabwe following tournament draws made on May 3 in Lusaka.
Bafana will face winner from Group A on July 13 in Lusaka that contains Namibia, Mauritius, Seychelles and guest team from the Cecafa zone, Tanzania.
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Bafana Bafana, Angola, champions Zimbabwe and hosts Zambia seeded and on first round byes in the May 3 COSAFA Cup draws.
And CECAFA zone nations Tanzania and Kenya have been invited to take part in this year’s COSAFA Cup to be held in Zambia from July 6-21.
According to Cosafa, Zambia, Bafana, Zimbabwe, Angola, Malawi and Mozambique will all enjoy group stage byes and join the competition in the quarterfinals on July 13 thanks to their FIFA rankings as of April 11, 2013.
Meanwhile, guest teams Tanzania and Kenya are the seeded teams in the group draws.
Eight teams will go into Fridays two group draws for preliminary round matches to be played at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka and Godfrey 'Ucar' Chitalu Stadium in Kabwe.
The final round of matches in the pool phase of the men’s Under-17 football competition at the 2012 Zone VI Games in Lusaka, Zambia, took place on Wednesday with the four semi-finalists become known.
South Africa claimed top spot in Group A with a 4-1 victory over Seychelles, setting up a semi-final with runners-up in Group B, Angola. Lesotho and Zambia will contest the other Last 4 match.
South Africa’s win was achieved after goals from Fagrie Lakay, Siyanda Ngcobo, Bongane Mathebula and Thembinkosi Phiri, while there was huge jubilation in the Seychelles camp when they scored their only goal of the competition through Cafrine Graham with just two minutes remaining.