Botswana have sneaked into the country ahead of Sunday’s 2015 CAF Under-17 Youth Championship qualifier against Zambia in Lusaka.
FAZ spokesperson Nkweto Tembwe confirmed that the Young Zebras arrived in the country on Wednesday evening.
Zambia and Botswana clash in the second round first leg match of the 2015 CAF Under-17 Youth Championship qualifiers at Sunset Stadium in Lusaka.
Botswana had kept FAZ in the dark on their arrival prior to landing in Lusaka.
“Zambia’s opponents in the Niger 2015 Under Seventeen qualifier have arrived in the country. The Botswana national team touched down at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport this evening at 18:00 and were met by FAZ officials who immediately took them to Lusaka’s Golden Peacock hotel
where they have been accommodated,” Tembwe stated.
Meanwhile, the Junior Chipolopolo squad has intensified preparations for the Botswana encounter.
The Chris Kaunda coached side has been in camp in Lusaka for over a week.
Goalkeepers: Daniel Sikanyika (Damiano Academy), Derrick Sichangwe (Butondo Western Tigers), Jackson Kakunta (Kabwata Dynamos).
Defenders: Benson Chali (Forest Rangers), Elias Kapembwa (Luanshya United),), Prosper Chiluya (Olympic Youth Development Centre), Edward Chimfwembe (Zesco Victoria Falls), Gift Sikaonga (Nchanga Rangers), Salati Lungu (Sable Bulls), Gilbert Ngulube (Chaisa Academy), Wayne Museba (premium Sports), Garry Mwelwa (Gomes)
Midfielders: Siame Musonda (Kafue Celtic), Enock Mwepu, Changwe Kalale (both Chambishi Youth Academy), Kenneth Sakala (Dee Jays), Edwin Chipile (Zesco Malaiti), Stephen Chulu (Kabwe Youth Academy), Kapasha Musonda (Damiano Academy), Shadreck Kambwili (Luanshya Academy), Mwansa Mwila (Nyimba Secondary School), Victor Chungu (Lusaka Youth Soccer Academy)
Strikers: Patson Daka (Nchanga Rangers), Pumulo Siwanga (Chirundu United), Francisco Mwepu (Chambishi Youth Academy), John Kapufi (Chaisa Academy), Kingsley Sabula (Kabwata Dynamos) and Mike Bises Bisesa (Senanga Warriors).