Zambia U20 Captain ruled out of Burundi clash

Zambia U20 Captain ruled out of Burundi clash

12 Jul 2018, 20:15

Zambia U20 national team will be without their skipper, Prince Mumba when they take on Burundi this Saturday. The Kabwe Warriors man has been ruled out due to injury.

Others who will miss the match are England based duo of winger Lifumpa Mwandwe and striker Mwiya Malumo who are tied up with their Clubs. 2017 AFCON gold medalist Edward Chilufya will also not be available as he is Swedish Club who are preparing for UEFA Europa League.

Coach Charles Bwale named a 20 man final squad led by Striker Francisco Mwepu. The team is basically the same one that beat Rwanda with only three new additions in Israeli based Klings Kangwa, Lumwana Radiants striker Victor Mubanga and James Chalimina .

The winner over two legs will qualify for the Niger 2019 U20 AFCON tournament which also doubles as a qualifier for the 2019 Poland FIFA U20 World Cup.

FULL SQUAD

(GOALKEEPERS)

Prince Bwalya (Green Buffaloes), Flobby Mashakalati (Circuit City)

(DEFENDERS)

Benson Kolala (Nchanga Rangers), Jonathan Kapelembe (Romeki FC), Kingsley Hakwiya (Dream Factory), Christopher Katongo (Kasama United), Justin Mwanza (Young Nkana), Kasonde Mulenga (National Assembly)

(MIDFIELDERS)

Obino Chisala (Happy Hearts), Muma Mumba (Green Eagles), Thomas Zulu (Kafue Celtic), Chanda Mukuka (Gomes), Albert Kangwanda (Red Arrows), Oliver Lumbiya (Young Nkana), Kings Kangwa (Hapoel Be’er Sheva U19),

(STRIKERS)
Victor Mubanga (Lumwana Radiants), James Chilimina (Chirundu United), Lameck Banda (Zesco United), Martin Njobvu (Nchanga Rangers),Francesco Mwepu (Kafue Celtic)

 

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