Zambia Under-20 Concludes Spain Tour On High

The Zambia U-20 national team wound up their training camp in Spain with a 4-0 win over Las Palmas B side in a practice match.

Goals from Musonda Siame and Conlyde Luchanga in the 12th and 28th minute capped an impressive first half.

Fashion Sakala made it 3-0 in the 57th minute while second half substitute Patson Daka closed the business in the 64th minute.

Coach Beston Chambeshi fielded James Phiri in goal while the backline had a familiar line with Proper Chiluya and Shemmy Mayembe deployed as wingbacks while Solomon Sakala and Moses Nyondo partnered in central defence.

Boyd Musonda took command of the holding role while the midfield creative power had Emamnuel Banda, Musonda Siame and Enock Mwepu.

Upfront Luchanga was partnered with Sakala as the team played its third match on the Spain tour that is a prelude to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

In the second half Chambeshi threw in Daka for Banda while Edward Chilufya was withdrawn for Siame.

Luchanga was brought off for Harrison Chisala while Sakala was withdrawn for Kenneth Kalunga.

Later substitutions had Ngosa Sunzu coming in for Musonda while Mwepu came off for Edward Tembo.

The team warmed up with a 3-0 win over Tenerife on May 10 before drawing 2-all with Deportivo Marino.

Zambia flies out of Spain tomorrow and is expected in South Korea in May 17.

The team plays its first match on May 21 against Portugal at the Jeju World Cup stadium.

In Group C the African champions will face Portugal, Costa Rica and Iran with the matches to be broadcast live by pay television channel SuperSport.


  1. Bill C

    Wow! Continue.Zambia.

  2. wow this team is impressing

    wow this team is impress on me

  3. kk Peter

    Well done up coming national team

  4. charles mibenge


  5. jackbunz

    I think this is the best team with the best record so far in Zambia’s football history. wishing the young bullets all the best in Korea

  6. Haze

    Go Zambia Go! We Are Behind You Guys

  7. Chichi

    No time for this crap!
    Signs cute Chichi girl

  8. lwando

    Wonderful Performance May The God Of All Creations Guide you all in lifting the world cup trophy, we are all behind you! I believe you will make it.

  9. Chitamawe

    Victory iz eminent. ‘Bola Na Lesa’ slogan shud run on.

  10. PF

    Bane we ar behind u guyz……..

  11. i.s.m

    go and make us proud#bola na lesa

  12. Palata Minina

    best team in the world to u20 I like that

  13. Mulaya

    Race well run but one more huddle to be overcome. I believe in this team and I know the world cup is heading to Africa this time. Thumbs up junior chipolopolo. The sky is never the limit

  14. Chifita

    Go Zambia Go Raise Our ⛳ higher and higher .

  15. Ba mbala

    Congrate guyz show them that u r african champion

  16. kay kayz

    GO ZAMBIA GO. Ba Zambia uko mwalaya mwikalaba ukusendako akabwali ubo ubwali mwalalya mwikalaba ukubwela ne cikombe. (song by afunika)

  17. kay kayz

    GO ZAMBIA GO. Ba Zambia uko mwalaya mwikalaba ukusendako akabwali ubo ubwali mwalalya mwikalaba ukubwela ne cikombe. (song done by afunika)

  18. pam'z

    The Boyz are really doing a grt job well done guyz continue with the same spirit.

  19. pam'z

    The boys

  20. smokey

    Guyz am behind u in all the games, were u r going there z a competition so make sure u work as a team not individual but as a team for u to achieve. All Zambians there eye’s r on u ba under 20, chawoooooo Go Zambia Gooooooooo

  21. Samz d mwalez

    Wooooo,nic results young chipolopolo,go higher than that guyz……

  22. football fan

    congratulations young copper bullets! may the good Lord be with you as you represent mother Zambia at that wonderful competition

  23. Lord tariq

    Boys go for it.Good luck.

  24. Devie chisala

    Wow! Superb! Wishing a good luck ” young copper bullets”

  25. Enock muzumara

    come on guyz,we know that you can do it again,go and bring it. And will sing,,,{nibanani….Nibanani ebatwebele uko muleya u20 muka lete chikombe….}we are the champions.

  26. Andy

    We gonna win

  27. max m

    Comment: I think kalaba chisamba sunzu and sinkala should be called to join this team for the senior team games.The boyz are extrimly good.

  28. adrian libs

    Strong and reliable. Africa is behind you

  29. all tribes firmly united

    Bane remember God in all u do, i can see world cup z ours it wasnt only meant fo whites, i love u guys goooogooo…

  30. JESTAS Sikanyika

    Well done guys continue working hard we believe you u will make it

  31. frankson

    The best record ever. Our boys we are proud of you and go show the world what we are made as u come back with the cup.

  32. Arnold

    Wooo Zambia has made it beat Portugal 2-1 I think this will be a national team in future.

  33. mubita

    Quite impressive lads

  34. seps

    Proud of you guys

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