Chipolopolo arrive in Harare
The Chipolopolo boys have arrived in Harare ahead of Monday’s Cameroon 2021 Africa Cup of Nations final Group H qualifier against the Warriors of Zimbabwe. Although the Chipolopolo will be playing for pride having dropped out of the race for the AFCON, they will be using the match as a launchpad for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers that kick off in June.
Coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has carried a full-strength squad that will looking to play together against the Warriors for the second time during the current FIFA window.
With the notable absence of the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZFA) officials to receive the Chipolopolo, the embassy staff lead by Ambassador Emmanuel Chenda welcomed the team.
The Chipolopolo are staying at the Rainbow Towers Hotel.
Zambia plays Zimbabwe tomorrow (Monday) at the National Sports Stadium at 21:00 hours.
The Chipolopolo played to a 3-3 draw with Algeria on Thursday to drop out of the race for the Africa Cup of Nations.
Algeria tops the group on 11 points while Zimbabwe has eight with Botswana and Zambia tied on four points.
The Chipolopolo are looking to build up for the Qatar 2020 FIFA World Cup qualifiers where they placed with Tunisia, Mauritania and Equatorial Guinea.
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