Mubanga and Larry replacements for Kambole and Muwowo- Numba
Zambia national team assistant coach Numba Mumamba has revealed that drafting in of Larry Bwalya and Kelvin Mubanga Kampamba was to replace Lazarus Kambole and Austin Muwowo who have since left to join South African PSL sides.
Kambole has joined Kaizer Chiefs back in June while Muwowo was confirmed as a Buccaneer five days ago. Numba is hopeful that the two players roped in can add quality to his squad.
“We are have some players who have left to play abroad, As you know Kambole and Muwowo have left for South Africa so that is why we thought of bringing Kelvin (Kampamba) and Larry (Bwalya) so that we can have a huge squad to select from. They are good players who can add value to the team and that is why we called them,” he said.
Mubanga and Bwalya were added to the CHAN squad close to 24 hours after the initial list was announced. The team held two training session on Monday at Edwin Imboela Stadium.
In the morning Zanaco forward Chitiya Mususu sat out of the morning training session as he has a tendon problem but in the tafternoon he came back and took part in the session.
In the afternoon session, the team first run a number of lapses around the pitch before being separated into three teams who played in half pitches. All the players summoned pitched up and participated in the session.
The Copper Bullets will be away to Botswana on July 26 before hosting the Zebras at National Heroes Stadium on August 3 in the return leg. The winner over two legs will book a place at the 2020 Ethiopia CHAN Tournament.
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