Zambia has remained in contention for the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations after holding second placed Congo Brazzaville 0-0 at in Brazzaville this afternoon.
The senior Chipolopolo boys have gained a point more to four points while Congo
Brazzaville still maintain their second slot with seven points in-group 11 of the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations.
South Africa’s Bafana Bafana lead the group with nine points after edging Chad 3-0
yesterday at home.
Chad is still bottom of the table with no point at all.
Playing before a capacity crowd at Masamba- Debat Stadium Zambia contended attacks by the home team whose front line led by Christ Malonga, Destine Makita and Armel Momouna in the first half.
Zambia’s dependable striker Collins Mbesuma was tightly marked by three Congolese
defenders and this was not an opportunity enough for scoring machine Christopher
Katongo of .to score.
Zambia’s goal minder Kennedy Mweene was on the alert to wade off strikes at goal by
the home team.Â
Defence pillars Elijah Tana, perhaps man of the match, coordinated well with Clive
Hachilensa, Billy Mwanza and Joseph Mwanza to prevent Congo Brazzaville from winning.
The second half saw Zambia almost scoring in the 47 th minute through Christopher
Katongo but his strike was off target.
The senior Chipolopolo boys are expected back in the country on Tuesday, 14: 00.
And on the local front, Green Eagles football club edged Lusaka City Council (LCC)
football 2-0 at home ground , Nationalist Stadium, in aÂ week four FAZ/KCM division
Green Eagles scored in the 17th minute through their dependable striker, Kauseni
In the second half, Kauseni repeated his scoring tricks with a spectacular goal, in
the 54th minute leaving the LCC fans haplessly.Â Â
LCC who were looking for an outright win to have seven points after 3 games of a
win, a draw and loss, in today’s match. However, to their dismay they remained at 4
And Green Eagles have risen to 8 points after punishing LCC who failed to utilise
Green Eagle’s new coach, Jimmy Mwale told ZANIS in a post match interview that he
still had a lot of work to do with his team.
Mwale congratulated his boys on their good performance and that they played
according to his game plan.
Â And the host coach, Christopher Silungwe complained that six of his players played
below par and that they failed to convert their chances into a