Both Zambia’s under-17 and under-20 national teams this afternoon recorded empathic wins over their respective Malawian opponents in a doubleheader friendly international played at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka.
In the opening game of the day, the Zambia Under-17 beat Malawi under-17 4-0.
Nkana striker Rabby Lwambula who opened scores for the hosts with a second minute penalty before Ronald Ross striker Humphrey Maseleko scored a brace in the 22nd and 26th minutes.
Impressive Chilenje Academy striker Patson Kaimana, son of Pele Kaimana, chipped in with Zambia’s fourth after being instrumental in the penalty and second goal for Wedson Nyirenda’s team.
The team was never bothered by their Malawians counterparts throughout the match and whom they face tomorrow in their final game.
The Under-20 too put four goals past their Malawian opponents but won 4-2 in the later kickoff.
Kabwe Warriors striker Emanuel Mayuka scored twice in between Red Arrows Simon Lupiya and Judge Mukandawires goals.
James Mwase scored a brace for Malawi Under-20.
Malawi are in the country to play a two-match series of friendly junior international matches against their hosts.