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Injuries rock Chipolopolo squad ahead of CHAN qualifier

The Zambia national team is facing and injury crisis with six players on the mend ahead of Saturday’s must win Rwanda CHAN qualifier against Namibia.

Striker Jimmy Ndhlovu, Shadreck Malambo and Justine Zulu have been ruled out of the game while Allan Mukuka, Christopher Munthali and Boyd Mkandawire are a doubt for the match.

Coach George Lwandamina has called Festus Mbewe to replace Ndhlovu. Mbewe has been in good form at Arrows scoring five goals coupled with some good all round play.

Napsa Stars midfielder Seith Sakala who has spent the better part of the year attached to a team in Israel and Mufulira Wanderers Jacob Ngulube have also received call ups to beef up the squad.

Namibia arrive in the country at 13:15hrs today.

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