Coach Herve Renard says Zambia have no excuse for allowing visiting Sudan to hold them to a 1-1 draw in the 2014 World Cup qualifier in Ndola on Saturday.
Renard said Chipolopolo have to blame themselves for failing to beat Sudan at home.
The draw against Sudan has dimmed Chipolopolo’s dream of making their debut at the World Cup next year.
“We are frustrated, but it is our fault. We don’t have any excuse we failed today we drew 1-1.
“We conceded a stupid corner (that resulted in Sudan’s equaliser), we made one mistake in the game,” he said.
After the draw against Sudan, Zambia leads Group D of the 2014 World Cup qualifiers on 11 points, for at least 24 hours before second placed Ghana take on Lesotho away in Maseru on Sunday.
The Black Stars have 9 points while Lesotho and Sudan have two points apiece.