Zambia names Under-20 World Cup team

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Zambia Under 20 team after winning AFCON title

Zambia has named the final lineup for the Under 20 FIFA World Cup that will take place in South Korea.

Coach Beston Chambeshi unveiled the team on Friday, May 5, 2017 in a press statement released by Football Association of Zambia Information Office to Zambia Eye.

The Young Chipolopolo were recently crowned champions of Africa after winning the 2017 continental tournament which Zambia hosted.

PRESS STATEMENT (For Immediate Release)

Football House, Lusaka

5th May, 2017

Beston Chambeshi names final team for Fifa U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017

Coach Beston Chambeshi has named his final 21-member squad for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 with the team heading to Spain this evening for a training camp.

Chambeshi has dropped Prince Bwalya (Green Buffaloes), Sydney Phiri (Mufulira Wanderers), Crispin Sakulanda (Mufulira Wanderers), Damiano Kola (Zanaco), Stephen Chulu (National Assembly), Leonard Mulenga (Nkana), Mwape Mumba (Getafe), Joseph Phiri (Red Arrows) and Patrick Ngoma (Red Arrows).

The team leaves today for Spain at 21:25 hours via Emirates Airlines and will play some friendly matches before finally heading to South Korea.

 FULL LIST

GOALKEEPERS:

Mangani Banda (Zanaco), Samson Banda (Zesco United), James Phiri (Lusaka Dynamos).

 

DEFENDERS: 

Moses Nyondo (Nkana), Edward Tembo (Gomes), Proper Chiluya (LumwanaRadiants), Solomon Sakala (Napsa Stars), ShemmyMayembe (Zesco United), Benson Chali (Forest Rangers), Boston Muchindu (Nkana).

 

MIDFIELDERS:

NgosaSunzu (HapoelRana’ana, Israel), MusondaSiame (Kafue Celtic), Harrison Chisala (Nkana), Fashion Sakala (Spartak Moscow, Russia), EnockMwepu (Napsa Stars), Emmanuel Banda (Esmoritz, Portugal), Kenneth Kalunga (IFS, Denmark), Boyd Musonda (Zanaco)

STRIKERS:

ConlydeLuchanga (Lusaka Dynamos), Edward Chilufya (Mphande Youth Academy), PatsonDaka (FC Liefering)

For and on behalf of:

FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF ZAMBIA

 

Desmond Katongo

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

 

 

6 Responses to Zambia names Under-20 World Cup team

  1. Hai, there goes PF team to present Edgar Aid Chagwa Lungu in South Korea…..they are not representing Zambia….Go to hell…

    Banda Mwila
    May 5, 2017 at 12:50 pm
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  2. Why only 3 strikers what happens when two are not fit to plays??

    Peace Maker
    May 5, 2017 at 2:07 pm
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    • Some attacking midfielders can play more forward

      Collins
      May 9, 2017 at 8:22 am
      Reply

  3. Go for it boys and do your best for Zambia! God is on your side boys!

    James
    May 5, 2017 at 2:19 pm
    Reply

  4. Always full of negative coments.whats happening to New zambian generation now? Lets just support our boys.

    dununa
    May 6, 2017 at 5:14 am
    Reply

  5. Negative people are mostly failures.
    Don’t go in that path it’s non achiever,however jealous to winners.

    nshilimubemba
    May 6, 2017 at 12:21 pm
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