Patrick Phiri has been forced to play the waiting game yet again. This time for striker Felix Sunzu.
The Konkola Blades and Zambia under-23 striker who was expected to land in Accra yesterday but is now delayed to arrive in Ghana this evening from Tunisia where he is attending trials at Avenir Sportif de La Marsa.
Sunzu has been in Tunisia for the last one week together with his young brother and Zambia junior international midfielder Stophira.
Stophira was a member of the Zambia Under-20 team that took part in the 2007 Fifa World Youth Cup in Canada where George Lwandamina’s team reached the last 16.
The elder Sunzu was earlier expected to join the team yesterday but team manger Solly Pandor said the striker was now due in late Wednesday.
The Blades striker is a late replacement for the dropped and unfit striker Collins Mbesuma of Bursaspor in Turkey.
Zambia meanwhile were by press time in action in a training game against Ghanaian club King Fasial Babes in Kumasi.
Zesco United Head for UAE.
Defending league champions Zesco United leave for The United Arab Emirates this Sunday, January 20.
Wedson Nyirenda has named a 26-member team for the 18-day training camp in the Gulf.
While in the UAE, Zesco are expected to play some friendly matches against local clubs from the UAE league including Saudi Arabian teams.
The team returns home on February 8.