Monday Nov 29, 2021. 15:11
Zambia national U17 team coach George Chilufya has named his final 18-member team for the 2021 COSAFA U17 Cup Lesotho is hosting from December 1-7 in Maseru.
The team includes some notable faces from the 2020 tournament where Zambia finished second last November that was won by hosts South Africa in Port Elizabeth.
They include goalkeeper Eric Makungu, who won the 2020 tournaments Golden Glove, midfielder Frank Chileshe and Golden Boot winner Joseph Banda who were all promoted from the Zambia U15 team.
Zambia are in Group A at this year’s tournament Lesotho is hosting under the umbrella of the Region 5 Youth Games in Maseru.
Zimbabwe, Eswatini plus hosts Lesotho are Zambia’s Group A opponents.
Zambia will play hosts Lesotho in their opening Group A match on December 1.
Zambia U17 Team:
Eric Musonda Makungu, Terry Phiri, Lyson Banda, Sekanji Siame, Mathews Banda, Aaron Mbemba, Kawangu Phiri, Frank Chileshe, Kelvin Phiri, Joseph Sabobo Banda, Marcel Zimba, Emmanuel Mutale, Emmanuel Kateka, Edward Mwale, Parkie Kapaya Nkhoma, Anthony Bwalya Mukuka, Samson Malaya, Ricky Chanda, Mumba Mwale