Zambia Takes on Namibia

The Zambia National Team take on Namibia this evening (Saturday) at National Heroes Stadium in a Group K Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Caretaker coach Aggrey Chiyangi has summoned seven foreign based players for the encounter and will be hoping to gift the home fans with a win.

The Brave Warriors of Namibia need to avoid defeat to qualify to the Egypt 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in June.

Competition upfront for Zambia is stiff with in-form Zanaco striker Roger Kola, Black Leopards top striker Mwape Musonda, Lazarous Kambole, Moses Phiri and Justin Shonga squeezing out for attacking roles.

There are no such headaches dropping deeper with Augustine Mulenga, Clatous Chama favourites to provide support to a midfield that may be anchored around Chippa United’s Donashano Malama.

At the back, Chiyangi may opt for a central defence partnership of skipper Kabaso Chongo and Adrian Chama with Simon Silwimba and Nkana’s Gift Zulu likely to complete the backline.

Fit-again Zanaco goal-minder Toaster Nsabata may start ahead of Lawrence Mulenga.

Zambia is stuck at the foot of the table with four points while Guinea Bissau and Namibia are in joint top on eight points with the West Africans having a better goal aggregate.

Mozambique are on seven points and could qualify with victory over Guinea Bissau on the final day.

Kickoff is at 18:30 hours with tickets still selling across Shoprite outlets via computicket.

(Source: FAZ Facebook)


  1. Hev rena

    Good luck Chipolopolo,though I’m not seeing more old and experienced playérs.

  2. Umupondo

    Instead of winning the first games , but this is now when you are panicking yourselfs. PA Zed Kuwayawayatu

    • Chibale yonah

      Mwilasakamana zambia 4-1 namibia

      • Luck Muwaya

        Your predictions has come true Zambia 4 Namibia 1, congratulations

  3. Umupondo

    Instead of winning the first games , but this is now when you are panicking yourselfs. PA Zed Kuwayawayatu, westing tax payers money

  4. Daniel Banda

    Give the coaches and players to perform without pressure. Even the ones you are used to had their time that’s why we are where we’re now because they failed to deliver. Kulibe wamuyayaya. You will come to like even the new players when they deliver.

  5. Moses Lunda

    Ba Zambia please wat are we playing for? Anyway, Ka win fye no problem.

  6. Nimrod

    Give Namibia chance to qualify, why kalijo BA zed. Like what Katwishi Bwalya said, why not give our neighbors chance?

  7. mulase

    I agree with Nimrod.Let us allow Namibia to win.We do benefit alot as Zambians economically from Namibia.Mozambique made us not qualify so lets teach them a lesson by allowing Namibia win this game

  8. Nyoka

    Go Zambia Go……though it is just a formality game, let us show them that,we are bullets.

  9. Kamuchonka taurai

    Best wishes though we are going no where.

  10. Kamuchonka taurai

    Best wishes

  11. D Y Flow Mr Flow

    Formality Zoona
    Atleast 3_1 so

  12. vm

    Comment Ba Zambia our support is very important plz do the best.

  13. Hunter Shilesa

    Small footballing teams in southern africa:- zambia, madagadcar, swaziland and lesotho.

  14. Nat

    Please stop praying a football because your a doing nothing.

  15. One love

    Chipolopolo go ,becoz of poverty when have two coins we loose our talents ,misbehaving becoz we are known let’s give chance to our neighbour, my support gois to caretaker chiyangi wishing you the best.

  16. Onisher nakajola

    Better to win than to lose.

  17. Martin ababola

    No were to go you guys just come we drink chibuku


    One Zambia one go

  19. Gershom Mulenga

    go go Zambia

  20. mulase

    Wea is Tonfo tonfo?The coach should hv played him so that we go nd drink chibuku with him after the match.

  21. mulase

    Koma imwe ma Chipolopolo fans munidabwisa…muli go zambia go chipolopolo..going wea?Even wen u know that we ar going no where with this match.kkkkkk


    If Zambia shud lose, then the country will bkom even popular for match fixing and accepting bribes. So this talk about “giving” Namibia must be RUBBISHED. Where iz our pride??

  23. Edgar Nyungi

    Go Zambia go chipolopolo we support you

  24. Elvis

    Gud for chipolopolo

  25. Beston Goodson Kangwai

    zambia2-1 namibia

  26. Walick

    We are beating Namibia by 2 unanswered goals.

  27. Erick

    Ba Zambia sure ,ine chifundo

  28. Erick

    We are brave warriors,a 2-1 in favour of Namibia

  29. BM2C Zambia

    Zambia Go Go zed 2 -0

  30. Linus Nyambe

    Guys a game is a game, let’s first wait and see the results before we give our judgement. A piece of advice to Zambian players, watch out for the Namibian team.

  31. Mopao Mokonzi

    All the best Chipolopolo boys

  32. Tubu

    let win zambia wee

  33. Kalowa

    Comment We only perform when there is nothing at stake. Poor chipolopolo.

  34. John Likando

    Full time??? ZAM 4-1 NAM
    Atleast Namibia qualified congrats

  35. Chalo1

    Don’t jst condemn,,get on the pitch and show yo skilz

  36. Eliud ngosa

    If we managed to win 2 of the previous games ngatatushele mistake they brought us wth an outdated coach yaba

  37. Chris

    Anyway u did well boys with no erro i like the thanks keep it up.

  38. Chris

    Anyway u did well boys with no erro i like the game thanks keep it up.

  39. Luck Muwaya

    Your predictions has come true Zambia 4 Namibia 1, congratulations

  40. paulina Lukolo

    atleast they are try!

  41. Mwenya Chansa

    Come On Zambia Fight Harder…

  42. SirNgaii

    Congrats to The Land of the Brave. We did enough to qualify. Zam no worries, next time. Start rebuilding for 2025

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