Zambia U20 national team head coach Osward Mutapa has made five changes to his starting line up as Young Napsa Stars midfielder Jimmy Mukeya passes a late fitness test to start.
Muma Mumba, Mukuka Chanda, Patrick Gondwe and Prince Bwalya have been dropped to the bench with Thomas Zulu, Flobby Mashakalati, Musonda Kalale and Elliot Kampukesa making their first start.
Malawi head coach Peter Mponda has made a strong squad as they look to upset Zambia. Zambia just needs a draw to progress to the next round.
Zambia Starting line up: Flobby Mashakalati, John Chishimba, Justin Mwanza, Crawford Mwaba, Golden Mafwenta, Musonda Kalale, Thomas Zulu, Jimmy Mukeya, Elliott Kampukesa, Jonathan Munalula, Francisco Mwepu
Bench: Prince Bwalya, Prince Mumba, Vincent Chate, Golden Mashata, Chanda Mukuka, Patrick Gondwe, Muma Mumba, Issah Kazembe, Ricky Banda.
Malawi starting line up: Elias Missi, Innocent Shema, Charles Nkhoma, Blessings Mpokera, Hadji Wali, Clement Ndoyo, Francisco Madinga, Henry Chiwaya, Lenjesi Nkhoma, Wise Mpinganjira, Aziz Mwakifuna.
Bench: Believe June, Chikondi Kamanga, Alick Lungu, Chinsinsi Maonga, David Meleka, Josephy Balakasi, Emmanuel Kanthiti, Kingsley Kuwali, Patrick Mwaungulu.