Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Secretary General, Pasipononga Liwewe  says Zambia has withdrawn from hosting the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup edition.

Liwewe says the country however still stands firm of hosting future Africa Cup tournaments despite its  withdraw from hosting the 2019 AFCON.

Government and FAZ will consider bidding for the 2021 senior Africa Cup of nations, he said.

Liwewe says his Association is also encouraged by CAF’s decision to increase the Africa Cup participating countries from 16 to 24 teams.

ZANIS sports reports that this is contained in a statement made available , today

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  1. That is good because they were going to lose anyway. Zambia will never win a big tournament under Zambia is under a dictatorship and unrest under pf. Remember the Kaiser Zulu situation. Please never host until hh is sworn in


  2. Hooo!! That’s the first name of Mr. Ponga Liwewe. “Pasipononga” . I didn’t know!



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