Luchanga joins AfCON squad…preparing for crucial game against Congo Brazzaville in the Egypt 2019 AfCON tourney next month
Written by Millennium on August 18, 2019
MUKWIMA CHILALA writes
FORMER Under-20 star Conlyde Luchanga has been summoned to join the Under-23 team set to go into camp soon ahead of a crucial encounter next month against Congo Brazzaville in the Egypt 2019 AfCON championship.
Under-23 national soccer team coach Beston Chambeshi included the new Forest Rangers striker to the 25 players he has summoned for preparations for the September 4 Egypt 2019 Africa Cup of Nations first leg tie against Congo Brazzaville.
Luchanga has not been part of the national sides this year having been a part of the under 20 side that stared at the junior AFCON and World cup respectively.
Chambeshi has summoned a core number of his 2017 Under-20 Africa Cup winning stars and some new comers in his squad.
The team will enter residential camp today in Lusaka.
Zambia hosts Congo Brazzaville on September 4 at National Heroes before playing the return leg four days later in Pointe Noire.
Winner over two legs will qualify to the AFCON to be staged in Egypt in November.
Top three teams at the AFCON will qualify to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Foreign based players will be named in the final stages of preparations.
Charles Muntanga (Nkwazi), Jackson Kakunta (Power Dynamos), Lameck Siame (Kabwe Warriors), Mangani Banda (Zanaco)
Moses Nyondo (Nkana F.C), Kebson Kamanga (Nkwazi), Wayne Museba, Field Kandela (Kabwe Warriors), Ponsilio Kapampa (K.Y.S.A), Boston Muchindu (Kansanshi Dynamos), Prosper Chiluya (Kabwe Warriors), Benson Chali (Forest Rangers)
Crispin Sakulanda (Red Arrows), Oliver Lumbiya (Young Nkana), Benson Kolala (Forest Rangers), Clinton Lubula (Kansanshi Dynamos), Linos Makwaza (Power Dynamos), Harrison Chisala (Nkana F.C), Leonard Mulenga (Green Buffaloes), Musonda Siame (Lumwana Radiants), Prince Mumba (Kabwe Warriors)
Kingsley Mukuka (Power Dynamos), Twiza Chaibela (Kabwe Warriors), Benard Kumwenda (K.Y.S.A), Conlyde Luchanga (Forest Rangers),