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Chipolopolo to play South Africa ahead of 2015 AFCON

Zambia have clinched a high profile friendly against South Africa to be played on January 4th as part of the preparations for the Equatorial Guinea Africa Cup of Nations.

According to information obtained by the ZamFoot Crew, the Chipolopolo will set up base at their usual Johannesburg base on the 26th of January and will play Bafana Bafana at Orlando Stadium 13 days before the tournament kick-off.

The game will give coach Honour Janza a good idea of the shape of his team ahead his team’s first game against Congo DR.

South Africa were one of the in-form teams in the qualifiers for the 2015 AFCON and will provide a good test for the Zambian team.

Zambia goes into camp on 26th December, 2014 as the team begins it’s preparations. This will be a fully fledged squad while the locals starts ‘trials’ this weekend.


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  1. We need to meet an Arab team and a west African team apart from meeting South Africa.Then We will know where We stand.

  2. Great game and will give Chipolopolo a good litmus test. FAZ must also consider playing Algeria that have been grouped against a Southern African Team and may also need the friendly…

    Three Chipolopolo players have been involved in a road accident.
    Nyambe Mulenga, Under Seventeen midfielder Changwe Kalale and Green Eagles Goalkeeper Satcmo Chakawa were traveling to Lusaka for this week’s camping when they were involved in this tragedy, near Green Restaurant in Kabwe.
    Unidentified Pajero, coming from Lusaka direction lost control and hit into the Zesco bus which was transporting the players to Lusaka.
    The three have been rushed to Kabwe General Hospital.
    Chipolopolo Assistant coach Chintu Kampamba who rushed to scene of the accident has told a while ago.

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