Botswana bow out of 2019 U20 AFCON qualifiers

Botswana bow out of 2019 U20 AFCON qualifiers

Monday May 21, 2018. 16:00

Botswana have been eliminated from the 2019 CAF Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.

The Young Zebras were knocked out by their Congo-Brazzaville counterparts, who won 4-1 on aggregate on Sunday.

The two teams went into the second-leg clash having drawn 1-1 in the first-leg encounter which was played at the National Stadium in Gaborone.

On Sunday, the Young Red Devils thrashed the Young Zebras 3-0 with Alford Velaphi (own-goal), Roland Okouri and Racine Louamba netting.

The encounter was played at the Stade Alphonse Massemba-Debbat in Brazzaville and Rwandan referee Samuel Uwikunda was in charge of the game.

Congo-Brazzaville will now take on Senegal in the third round of qualification. The winner on aggregate will qualify for the U20 AFCON finals.

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