Zambia to face Zimbabwe and not Tanzania

Zambia to face Zimbabwe and not Tanzania
Emmanuel Mayuka of Zambia battles with Syam Youssef of Tunisia during of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

by Phumzile Ngcatshe

Wednesday Mar 22, 2017. 13:30

Latest information regarding the international friendly between Zambia and Tanzania is that the match has be called off.

New information from Zambia is that a friendly against Zimbabwe has been secured for this coming weekend in Harare.

Wedson Nyirenda's men are now set to face the Warriors on Sunday as the match against the Taifa Stars fell through.

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Football Association of Zambia General Secretary Ponga Liwewe confirmed to FAZFootball.com that the team summoned by coach Wedson Nyirenda remains unchanged.

Nyirenda has called 28 players for Sunday’s match away in Harare with two foreign based players who are Emmanuel Mayuka and Kennedy Mweene named in the squad.

The team is camped at Intercontinental Hotel.

Chipolopolo mentor, Nyirenda is preparing the team for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) match against Swaziland in July while also having an eye on the 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations engagement against Mozambique in June.

The full Zambia squad:

Goalkeepers: Jacob Banda (Zesco United) Racha Kola (Zanaco) Allan Chibwe (Power Dynamos) Kennedy Mweene (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Defenders: Taonga Bwembya (Zanaco), Donashano Malama (Nkana), Fackson Kapumbu (Zesco United), Mweene Mumbi (Green Buffaloes), Ziyo Tembo (Green Buffaloes), Isaac Shamujompa (Napsa (Stars), Adrian Chama (Green Buffaloes), Billy Mutale (Power Dynamos), George Chilufya (Zanaco)

Midfielders: Mischeck Chaila, John Ching’andu, Kondwani Mtonga (all Zesco United), Clatous Chama (Lusaka Dyanmos), Kelvin Mubanga , Fwayo Tembo (both Power Dynamos), Justin Banda (Napsa Stars), Mwila Phiri (Choma Eagles), Augustine Mulenga (Zanaco), Mukubanga Siambombe (Zamcoal Diggers)

Strikers: Jackson Mwanza (Zesco United), Justin Shonga (Nkhwazi), Chitiya Mususu (Napsa Stars), Ronald Kampamba (Nkana) and Emmanuel Mayuka (Zamalek)



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