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Monday, April 6, 2020

Wednesday Football Brief

Sports Wednesday Football Brief

The Zambia Under-23 go into camp tonight, Wednesday in Kitwe to begin preparations for their 2008 Olympic Games football tournament Group B qualifier against Senegal to be played on September 8 at Nchanga stadium in Chingola.

Included in the team is Kabwe Warriors and Zambia Under 20 star Emmanuel Mayuka who missed his first Under-23 call-up a fortnight ago away to Mali in a game Zambia won 2-1 in Bamako.

The Warriors striker missed the match due to a trial commitment with Bundesliga club Hertha Berlin.

Also included in the team are Zambia Under-20 and Red Arrows attacker Simon Lupiya and Zamtel defender Joe Besa.

Misisng from the team is key striker Felix Nsunzu who is away on trials in Tunisia.

Meanwhile, his young brother and Konkola Blades teammate Stophira Nsunzu returns after the midfielders recent World Under-20 Cup outing in Canada.

The Under-23 team is expected to be in camp in Kitwe up to match day next week.

Peter Kaumba’s team currently lead Group B on maximum 6 points from their two games played so far.

Cote d’Ivoire are second on 2 points after beating Senegal 2-0 in Abidjan a week ago.

Goalkeepers: Kalililo Kakonje (Lamotville Golden Arrows, South Africa), Labson Muchelenganga (Power Dynamos), Jacob Banda (Zesco United).

Defenders: Bronson Chama, Clive Sichondwe (Both Kabwe Warriors), Charles Sinyingwa (Power Dynamos), Hichani Himoonde (Lusaka Dynamos), Davies Nkausu (Pretoria University, South Africa), Maybin Chishimba (Green Buffaloes), Eugene Shamakamba, Joe Lungu (Both Zamtel FC).

Mifielders:Norman Munthali, Francis Kasonde, Joseph Sitali (All Power Dynamos), Timothy Mbewe, Simon Luipya (Both Red Arrows), Chabusha Malumani (Lusaka Dynamos), Stophira Sunzu (Konkola Blades).

Strikers: Signs Chibambo (Nakambala Leopards), Reuben Tembo (Green Buffaloes), Christopher Musonda (Forest Rangers), Given Singuluma (Bay United, South Africa), Emmanuel Mayuka (Kabwe Warriors).

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  1. My condolences to the late Chaswe Nsofwa`s family.May the good Lord comfort and bless you during such a sorrowful moment.

  2. Tuesday marked the death of Peurta a player from Sevilla who also just colapsed during a game on saturday. Now Chaswe Nsofwa is gone in the same way we shall join you my brother Iam in deep sorrow.

  3. Chaswe ‘Mila’ Nsofwa we will never forget you. You always brought smiles on our faces. May God be with your wife, son and the family. They’ll never be another one like you, Rest in Peace.

  4. It is really a tragedy. I knew Chaswe personally when he playing for ZANACO FC. He was humble, friendly and talented. We will miss him greatly. MHSRIP.

  5. My,my, this is sad for the Nsofwa family and the soccer fraternity in Zambia,this man was earning a living for his family.I feel for his wife and family.Three players collapsing on the football field in one week.The other player Clive Clarke from Leicester City also suffered two hurt failures during a game on Tuesday.Luckily the guy seems to be making it in hospital.
    This is sad for the lovely game of football.
    Chaswe helped the national team win the COSAFA Cup last year.We will sadly miss his power play.
    The National team should play their lungs out in honour of their passed colleague.

  6. It is another sad day for Zambian football. May the soul of Nsofwa rest in peace. It is a very sad way to end a life.

    He scored a brace over the weekend to help his team win 3:1.

    I will never forget how you combined well with Ben Makufi at Under-20. It was a deadly combination. Now you are gone.

    May the good lord give strength to your family in this trying time and may your soul rest in peacen till we meet again

  7. Chitengi how you doing my bro, are you in Bamako?Did you watch the U-23 last week in Mali how did the play? Give us a scope of the whole game .Cheers

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