Zanaco winger Ernest Mbewe insists they are still in contention and have not travelled to Morocco to merely fulfil their second leg clash against Raja Club Athletic in Casablanca on Wednesday.
Zambia’s Shepolopolo are through to final round of the qualifiers after battling to a 1-1 home draw against the Twiga Stars of Tanzania on Sunday at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka.
Raja Club Athletic on Saturday afternoon beat host Zanaco 2-0 away at National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka to move one step closer to the group stage.
Zambia striker, Babra Banda, put a woman-of-the-match performance, scoring a brace and assisting one the visitors came from behind to hold Tanzania to a 3-3 draw on Wednesday in Dar es Salaam.
Zambia’s quest for a second appearance at the final tournament begins on Wednesday, 4 April 2018, in Dar es Salaam, when they play as guest of Tanzania’s Twiga Stars in the First Round first leg.
France-based Lebo Mothiba completed a fruitful week by scoring the goal that sealed a 2-0 win for South Africa over hosts Zambia Saturday in a four-nation tournament final.
Following the draw of the group phase, the Head Coaches and Team Managers of the 16 teams took part in separate workshops on
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