It is a big game - Chambeshi
It is a big game - Chambeshi
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It is a big game - Chambeshi

Zambia U23 national team head coach Beston Chambeshi has described this afternoon Egypt 2019 U23 AFCON final round second leg qualifier against Congo Brazzaville as a big game.

Chambeshi reiterated his team's ambitions to qualify to the tournament and is not worried about the home fans as he believes his team has played in front of enough huge crowds to manage the game at the Alphonse Massemba-Debat Stadium.

"It's a big game tomorrow (this afternoon), We played the first half in Zambia and we playing the second half here in Congo and the match will be played on the field, We have come to play and the boys are ready. We want to pick a point again from here because we want to qualify, " he said.

"We have come a long way with this team and they have played in front of large crowds."

"We are aiming high that's why am saying we have to qualify . My team is an attacking team, We not here to defend, " he added.

Zambia carries a 2-1 advantage heading into the second leg. Fashion Sakala scored a brace to help Zambia to a 2-1 win at Heroes Stadium on Wednesday. Kickoff for this afternoon's match is at 15:30 hours local time (16:30 hours Zambian time).

The winner over the two legs will qualify to the AFCON that will be held in November in Egypt. The top three teams at the tournament will qualify to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

 

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