Ezenkosi Juniors pip AmaTuks to qualify for Future Champs tournament


Jomo Cosmos’ Under17 side made it through to the tournament stage of this year’s Future Champs competition on Saturday when they edged University of Pretoria at Panorama Sports grounds in Johannesburg.

Ezenkosi juniors finished second behind Highlands Park at the end of the three-team round-robin contest to secure a place in the tournament proper.

Cosmos opened the day with a 1-1 draw against Highlands Park, scoring the first goal through Thato before the junior Lions rallied back to tie the score.

Zuko Gxabuza grabbed a brace for Cosmos in the second game which ended 2-all against University of Pretoria. Ezenkosi led twice but AmaTuks fought back to take a point.

Details of the Future Champs tournament will be announced in due course.

Jomo Cosmos 1-1 Highlands Park
Highlands Park 2-0 AmaTuks
AmaTuks 2-2 Jomo Cosmos

-Mark Ogagan

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