Mali Wins U-17 AYC

South Africa lost 2-0 to Mali in the final of the U17 African Youth Championship lastnight.

Baye Ba’s charges broke the deadlock in the 67th minute, as Siaka Bagayoko headed home from a corner kick, after some poor marking by the South Africans.

Mali sealed the win in the 78th minute courtesy of a curling effort from Aly Malle, which left Mpoto with no chance.

Amajimbos did have the ball in the back of the net in the 87th minute, however Khanyisa Mayo was flagged offside, as Mali went on to lift the African Youth Championship trophy.

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