Zambia on Friday evening ended their disastrous outing at the 2015 CAF Under-23 Cup in Senegal with a 1-0 loss to the host nation.
Mahamadou Diallo’s 4th minute goal helped Senegal to condemn Zambia to their third straight loss at the tournament.
Fighton Simukonda’s Junior Chipolopolo squad returns home without accumulating a point on top of failing to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Zambia finished bottom of Group A with no points as they lost to Tunisia 2-1 before South Africa handed them a 3-2 defeat on Tuesday.
The team scored three goals in the three defeats via Ronald Kampamba, Conlyde Luchanga and Billy Mutale.
This was the first time Zambia was taking part in the Under-23 Africa Cup. Meanwhile, Senegal and South Africa have advanced to the semi-finals from Group A.
Impressive Senegal finished top with nine points while South African ended as group runners up with six points after beating Tunisia 1-0 in their final group phase match.