Zambia Under-20 have suffered their first official defeat under Beston Chambeshi.
The 2017 U20 AFCON champions lost 4-1 to hosts South Korea at the ongoing Adidas 4-Nations Under-20 tournament that is running from March 25-30.
Zambia’s defeat comes after a run of 12 successive official victories since the team was constituted last August that saw them win the 2017 U20 AFCON as hosts in February, and before then, the 2016 COSAFA Under-20 Cup in December.
Baek Seung Ho put South Korea ahead in the 32nd minute before Zambia striker Edward Chilufya equalised from a free kick in the 34th minute with his second goal of the tournament.
Lee Seung-woo put Korea back in the lead in the 40th minute to give the hosts a 2-1 halftime lead before completing his brace in the 69th minute.
Lim Min-hyuk fired in the final goal in the 78th minute to see the hosts collect their second win at the tournament.
Zambia, who beat Ecuador 2-0 in their opening game of the round robin tournament on March 25, face Honduras in their final game on March 30.
The tournament is South Korea’s test-run ahead of hosting the 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup from May 20 to June 11.
Zambia are in Group C at next months FIFA U20 World Cup where they will play Portugal, Iran and Costa Rica.