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Bakala Names 2023 U17 AFCON Team

Zambia Celebrates goal during TotalEnergies U-17 Africa Cup Of Nations Algeria 2023 / COSAFA Qualifier Final match between Zambia v South Africa on on the 11 December 2022 at Bingu National Stadium © Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

Zambia Under-17 National Team coach Ian Bakala has unveiled his final 24-member squad for the 2023 Junior Africa Cup to be hosted by Algeria.

Bakala has selected 13 players from the squad that won gold at the 2022 COSAFA U17 Boys Championship played in Malawi.

The rest of the players were selected from the provinces during the recent match between The Rest and All Stars at Nkoloma stadium in Lusaka.

The U17 AFCON will run from April 29 to May 19.

Semi-finalists at the tournament will qualify for the FIFA World Cup to be played later this year.

Source: lusakatimes