Zambia names squad to face Botswana in CHAN qualifier game

Zambia names squad to face Botswana in CHAN qualifier game

Agency News

Lusaka, Jul 5 : Stand-in coach of the Zambia national soccer team Aggrey Chiyangi on Friday unveiled a 25-member squad to prepare for the second round, first leg of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) against Botswana.

Zambia will play Botswana in an away match for the CHAN qualifiers on July 27.

Team manager Desmond Mg'awa, who released the names, said the team will enter camp on July 7 to start preparations for the game.

Zambia will be away to Botswana at the Francistown Sports Complex on July 27 and host the Zebras on the weekend of August 2-4.

Winner over two legs will play either Eswatini or Angola in the final qualifying round for the Cameroon 2020 CHAN, which only features players from the local leagues.

Full squad:

Goalkeepers: Lawrence Mulenga (Power Dynamos), Lameck Siame (Kitwe United), Allan Chibwe (Nkana)

Defenders: Simon Silwimba, Mwila Phiri, Clement Mwape (Zesco United), Gift Zulu, Lyson Thole (Nkana), Adrian Chama (Green Buffaloes), Luka Banda (Napsa Stars), Isaac Shamujompa (Buildcon)

Midfielders: Benson Sakala (Power Dynamos), Mike Katiba, Jackson Chirwa, Youremember Banda (Green Buffaloes), Webster Muzaza, Austin Muwowo (Forest Rangers), Clement Mundia (Kabwe Warriors), Ernest Mbewe (Zanaco), Bruce Musakanya (Red Arrows)

Strikers: Joseph Phiri (Re Arrows), Twiza Chaibela (Kabwe Warriors), Chitiya Mususu (Zanaco), Emmanuel Chabula (Nkwazi), Moses Phiri (Buildcon). (UNI-XINHUA)