Chiyangi Names Final Cosafa Squad

Chipolopolo stand-in coach Aggrey Chiyangi has named his final 20 member squad for the 2019 Cosafa championship.

According to the list availed by Team Manager Desmond M’ngawa,  the technical bench has named Zesco United forward Lazarus Kambole, Ernest Mbewe, Kelvin Kampamba, Bruce Musakanya and Tapson Kaseba among high performing players in the local league.

In-form Forest Rangers midfielder Austin Muwowo who has netted 10 goals so far has made the cut alongside Nkwazi striker Emmanuel Chabula who has scored seven goals for the police outfit.

M’ngawa said the Chipolopolo will leave for South Africa on Tuesday on a lunchtime flight.

The team will arrive at King Shaka International Airport at 18:00 hours.

Zambia will join the tournament at the quarterfinal stage with a clash against Group B winners on June 2.

Group B has Namibia, Mozambique, Seychelles and Malawi.

The 2019 Cosafa Cup will be held in Durban from May 25 to June 8.

Zambia has won the tournament four times and has come out runners up in the last two editions losing to Zimbabwe 3-1 and 4-2 respectively.



Sebastian Mwange (Green Eagles), Lawrence Mulenga (Power Dynamos)


Gift Zulu (Nkana), Lawrence Chungu (Zanaco), Clement Mwape, Mwila Phiri (Zesco United), Isaac Shamujompa (Buildcon), Tandi Mwape (Kabwe Warriors)


Jackson Chirwa (Green Buffaloes), Benson Sakala (Power Dynamos), Kelvin Mubanga (Nkana), Webster Muzaza, Ausstin Muwowo (both Forest Rangers), Ernest Mbewe (Zanaco), Bruce Musakanya (Red Arrows)


Lazarous Kambole (Zesco United), Chitiya Mususu (Zanaco), Tapson Kaseba (Green Eagles), Emmanuel Chabula (Nkwazi)

(Credit: FAZ Media)


  1. Soccer lovers

    Dont go to DURBAN as tourist but to win the cup,because u take football in zambia forgranted.

    • George

      Play football for your mother country not to make names guys.

  2. mulenga mulenga

    Wish the best guys

  3. BJ

    Team seems good on paper. Tatule fwaya umusebanya, to even loose games kuli ba mamba or Ba chimwene. Sick and tired. But where is Tosita na Banda? Some times experience ilafwa! Ndeloleshafye!!!

  4. Bapassion

    We are behind u

  5. Moses

    Good tim

  6. Wanyala

    Iwe ka Chi

  7. Wanyala

    Iwe ka chiyangi,why have you left me?

  8. Zaza

    cosafa is the only opportunity for zambia to save face after that miserable failure to qualify for the africa cup of nations. This selection does not in a anyway inspire confidence that it can win this trophy especially that Zimbabwe is coming with a full strength team🤨🤨

  9. Alu.B

    Do your best guys

  10. MR T

    Wishing u al the best we ar behind u guys…GO ZAMBIA GO

  11. Bruno mars the moonshine jungle master

    Big question mark football in zambia has gone down since 2012 i don,t know the reason why enyway, go guyz we shall see

  12. Attack Mayor

    Go and make us proud guys

  13. Ba J

    Pliz ba Zambia bring dey cup here play football well en pray to God so that u can win

  14. samson phiri

    wish u all the best guys go and make us Zambian proud


    All the best to the team

  16. mumbagilbert

    we are with you

  17. Japhet Ng'uni

    All the best guys go chipolopolo go Zambia

  18. Mwansa

    This is ours go there to
    correct and bring it home we are behind you guyz

  19. Habeenzu jr

    Make The country proud guys.. remember nothing is impossible…let’s go zambi

  20. mwape dausi

    all the best guys

  21. mwambazi

    Remember God guys what so ever you do, that your are coming from the country where we do worship the true God and this is our prayer. All the best thanks

  22. Livijay

    Big ups to u guy i know u can make…..go and show them that Zambia is still a country with super ★ players

  23. Chanda

    soccer lovers……i like your comment

  24. Mubanga o

    All the to kambole and all the team

  25. Kaseba Martha

    All the best team Zambia. Big ups guys

  26. Mr Right

    What a Team we are behind you guys go and rise our flag

  27. ţïłøń

    Let’s go guys we behind yhu

  28. tilon

    Let’s go Zambia

  29. Bison

    Good team nd all the best. its our cup bring it home

  30. H.M

    Fear not death but defeat.

  31. Brian

    I wish you all the best 👍💯 ba chipolopolo.

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