Zambia announce squad for 2017 U-20 AFCON
Zambia U-20 team manager Beston Cgambeshi has announced his squad for the 2017 AFCON scheduled to take place in Zambia from 26 February to 12 March.
The hosts were drawn in group A alongside Egypt, Guinea, and Mali, with the top two teams advance to the semi-finals and qualify for the 2017 U-20 World Cup in South Korea.
Zambia’s opening game will be against Guinea on the 26th of February, before Mali and then the Pharaohs on March 1, and March 4 respectively.
The full squad:
Goalkeepers: Mangani Banda (Zanaco), Samson Banda (Zesco United), Jim James Phiri (Circuit City).
Defenders: Moses Nyondo (Nkana), Prosper Chiluya (Kafue Celtic), Benson Chali (Forest Rangers), Solomon Sakala (Kabwe Warriors), Shemmy Mayembe (Zesco United), Edward Tembo (Gomes).
Midfielders: Sydney Phiri (Gomes), Chrispine Sakulanda ( Mufulira Wanderers), Harrison Musonda Chisala (Nkana), Enock Mwepu (Napsa Stars), Kenneth Kalunga (IFS/Denmark), Mumba Mwape (Getafe/Spain), Boyd Siame Musonda (Zanaco).
Strikers: Conlyde Luchanga (Hapoel Ranaana), Fashion Junior Sakala (Zanaco), Emmanuel Junior Banda (Esmoriz/ Portugal), Edward Chilufya (Mpande Youth), Patson Daka (FC Liefering/Austria).
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