FAZ general secretary Ponga Liwewe says Football House will find other coaches if Zesco United withdraw George Lwandamina from the Chipolopolo bench.

Media reports suggest that Zesco have withdrawn Lwandamina and Nkana have recalled his assistant Aggrey Chiyangi from the national team bench.

But Ponga said the two clubs have not communicated to FAZ over their alleged decisions to recall the two coaches.

He assured stakeholders that Zambia will have a full technical bench ahead of COSAFA Cup that begins on Saturday in Namibia.

“There is no official communication from the clubs (Nkana and Zesco) being quoted in the media. So we can’t make a decision basing on media reports,” he told Radio Icengelo.

Lwandamina is attached to the national team in an interim capacity.

“We will have a technical bench at COSAFA that will be a fact of life. And I think there are a lot of coaches around who are capable of taking up the national team duty,” Ponga said.

Zambia will launch their COSAFA Cup campaign on 19 June with a quarter-final match against Group A winners.

Group A teams are Zimbabwe Swaziland, Seychelles and Madagascar.

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  1. Get a full time coach bwangu bwangu. Be proactive ba FAZ. Let’s have a coach 2 months b4 world qualifiers begin otherwise we will regret putting you in office.


  2. Gentlemen, do you think we have a future in Zambian football if we live with this such dilemmas? You people should know better and do not waste government resources if you are ill-prepared. 2 month before world cup qualifiers you do not have proper coach. Is this the situation with Ghana, Egypt, Ivory Coast, Morocco and many more others? Then we still want to experiment. Now you are seeing realities of management! Even good and well intentioned people in life, things do not just go as you may think from a distance. Sober up!!!


  3. Better prepare well the Madagascar team is well tutored and if you go there the same mentality like Bissau, you are in for a shocker!! The boys can run Zimbabwe has no words for them, like they have not qualified to Africa Cup.



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