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Angola edge out Zambia in training match



Reigning African champion Zambia stepped up her preparations for the defence of the title with an international training match which Chipolopolo lost 0-2 to Angola’s Palancas Negras at the Dobsonville stadium in Johannesburg.

Angola netted either side of half in a highly competitive training game which greatly assisted both teams’ coaches look at their players before deciding their final squads.

Herve Renard used 22 in-field players – 11 in each half – as he assessed all players in camp ahead of his final selection of 23 for the continental soccer show-piece which opens in just under two weeks.

Zambia opens her campaign to retain the Africa Cup on 21st January against Ethiopia before games against Nigeria and Burkina Faso – all at Mbombela.

First Half Team: Kalililo Kakonje GK, Davies Nkausu, Stoppila Sunzu, Hichani Himoonde, Joseph Musonda, Mukuka Mulenga, Shadreck Malambo, Isaac Chansa, Rainford Kalaba, Collins Mbesuma, Chris Katongo

Second Half Team: Kennedy Mweene GK, William Njobvu, Salulani Phiri, Francis Kasonde, Emmanuel Mbola, Nathan Sinkala, Noah Chivuta, Chisamba Lungu, Felix Katongo, James Chmanga, Jonas Sakuwaha

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