THE Young Gladiators beat Mozambique 2-1 in its opening match at the 2019 COSAFA Women’s tournament which took place today in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
Goals from Ndira Jacobs and Veronica April sealed the win for the U/20 team, which finds itself in a tough group A against the likes of South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
The team will play its next game on 3 August against South Africa at the Gelvandale stadium.
Sharon Katamila won the woman of the match award.
Meanwhile, the senior Brave Gladiators will square off against Botswana later today in its opening match.