Zambia U20 squad regroup as Sunzu, Dude, Luchanga join
The Zambia U20 national soccer team has regrouped in Lusaka to prepare for the FIFA Under twenty World Cup tournament to be played in South Korea.
16 players were part of the first training session today and these included Israel based former U17 midfielder Ngosa Sunzu.
With coach Beston Chambeshi leaving the door open for he ticket to South Korea, the new call ups were the early birds with Patrick Ngoma, Prince Bwalya, Wayne Museba and Leonard Mulenga all part of the training.
Conlyde Luchanga who missed the trip to South Korea at the Africa Cup trump was also part of the team.
Assistant coach Bilton Musonda told Fazfootball.com that the team was ready for the challenge at the FIFA World Cup.
“We regrouped yester night (Wednesday) and the turnout is good although we are missing some players,” Musonda said.
A total of 30 players have been called by Chambeshi as he looks to make the final tweaks to his squad.
The team is expected to fly out to Spain on 23rd April after the technical team trims the squad to 21 players.
They will camp in Spain until they fly out to Korea for the final tournament.
The 16 players who trained today are:
James Phiri (Lusaka Dynamos), Prince Bwalya (Green Buffaloes)
Shemmy Mayembe (Zesco), Ngosa Sunzu (Hapoel Raanana, Israel), Benson Chali (Forest Rangers), Solomon Sakala (Napsa Stars), Edward Tembo (Gomes), Sydney Phiri (Kabwe Warriors), Wayne Museba (Mufulira Wanderers),
Crispin Sakulanda (Mufulira Wanderers), Kenneth Kalunga (IFS, Denmark), Emamnuel Banda (Esmoritz, Portugal), Leonard Mulenga (Green Buffaloes),
Patrick Ngoma (Red Arrows), Conlyde Luchanga (Lusaka Dynamos), Joseph Phiri (Red Arrows)
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