Zambia vs South Africa friendly called off

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Amid waves of Xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has announced that it has rescheduled the international friendly match between Zambia and Bafana Bafana that was scheduled to be played at Heroes Stadium on Saturday, September 7.

FAZ General Secretary Adrian Kashala said in a statement saying that the decision was arrived at in consultation with the South African Football Association (SAFA).

Kashala said Zambia will instead play Namibia on September 9, 2019 in Windhoek.

“FAZ has instead opted to play Namibia on Monday in order to ensure that the Chipolopolo does not miss out on playing competitive football during the FIFA window,” he stated.

“Our game with South Africa has been pushed to the next FIFA window.

Zambia was scheduled to play South Africa on Saturday at National Heroes Stadium in an international friendly match.

The Chipolopolo is expected to leave for Namibia on Saturday.

Chipolopolo coach Aggrey Chiyangi has summoned nine foreign based players for the international friendly match.


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