Zambia 1 – 3 Nigeria (As it happened)
Zambia U17 national team coach Chris Kaunda has named his starting 11 for the must win final CAF Junior Championship group stage match against Nigeria making two forced changes to the team that started against Niger.
With defenders Prosper Chiluya and Edward Chimfwembe both suspended after accumulating two yellow cards each in the opening two games, Kaunda has pulled back Gift Sikaonga to cover in defence while Alfred Chirwa who made his debut at the tournament when he replaced Wayne Museba in the game against Niger tucks into the right back position.
Edwin Chipile who has been a consistent performer for the U17 team retains his starting position on the flank after Kaonga had started ahead of him in the last game.
Zambia has fate in their hands as they simply need to win by any margin to qualify to the World Cup to be played in Chile.
The other game which kicks off at the same time will see Guinea play hosts Niger.
Zambia XI v Nigeria: 1. Daniel Sikanyika – 12. Alfred Chirwa, 2. Gift Sikaonga, 4. Salati Lungu, 5. Wayne Museba, 14. Ngosa Sunzu, 11. Enock Mwepu, 10. Musonda Siame, 9. Patson Daka, 18.Kenny Sinkala, 7. Edwin Chipile
Referee: Mustapha Gharbal from Algeria.
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