U-23 AFCON: Zambia Get Daka, Nwepu Boost Ahead Olympic Eagles Clash

U-23 AFCON: Zambia Get Daka, Nwepu Boost Ahead Olympic Eagles  Clash

Red Bull Salzburg stars Enock Mwepu and Patson Daka arrived in Cairo, Egypt to join the Zambia U-23 side for the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations after missing the opening Group B barren draw against South Africa on Saturday due to club committments.

The Bola Na Lesa Boys will be bolstered by the arrival of the two stars along with Belgian-based star Fashion Sakala who joined camp yesterday, heading into the crucial confrontation with the Nigerians who will be wounded after losing their opening match 1-0 to Côte D’Ivoire.

Zambia were held to a 0-0 draw by rivals South Africa in their first game last Saturday.

The Group B game on Tuesday (today) will hold at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo.

Only the top three finishers at the U-23 AFCON will qualify to fly Africa’s flag at the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament in Tokyo, Japan next year.

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  • Chima E Samuels 8 months ago

    Patson Daka is a real good baller. I’m watching that guy today!

     
  • Samchi 8 months ago

    Hiaaa!!! Everybody don dey run go call their Machinaries dem ok o_ na die we dey, no shaking we die here today.
    Onye gba Oso…!!! Lol