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.
Mangani Banda (Zanaco), Samson Banda (Zesco United), James Phiri (Lusaka Dynamos).
Moses Nyondo (Nkana), Edward Tembo (Gomes), Proper Chiluya (LumwanaRadiants), Solomon Sakala (Napsa Stars), ShemmyMayembe (Zesco United), Benson Chali (Forest Rangers), Boston Muchindu (Nkana).
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)
ConlydeLuchanga (Lusaka Dynamos), Edward Chilufya (Mphande Youth Academy), PatsonDaka (FC Liefering)
For and on behalf of:
FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF ZAMBIA