Zambia is in action against Sudan in the quarter finals of CHAN tournament in Morocco.
John Mwengani and Martin Phiri have started
Zambia XI: Nsabata – Chama, Mwengani, Tembo, Kapumbu – Malama, Mtonga – Mulenga, Kambole, Ernest Mbewe -Martin Phiri
13′ Zambia 0-0 Sudan
The match is being played at a high tempo with Sudan enjoying possession while Zambia trying to counter attack.
18′ Zambia 0-0 Sudan
Augustine Mulenga tries a 25 yard shot buts it’s deflected for a corner . Zambia needs to cool down the game
21′ Zambia 0-0 Sudan.
That was close! Sudanese goalkeeper saves a Kondwani Mtonga header off a Kapumbu corner.
Goal Alert!! Zambia 0-1 Sudan
John Mwengani slips and allows a Sudanese striker to beat him.
The lanky striker grabs a goal from close range.
40′ Zambia 0-1 Sudan
It’s an open game and copper bullets need to up their coordination in the final third.
44′ Zambia 0-1 Sudan
Mwengani is having a first half to forget. He fails to contain the striker and Zambia survive the East Africans side nets from close range.
HALF TIME: Zambia 0-1 Sudan (Bakhit 31′)
Zambia need to control the game in the second half. They have been guilty of failing to complete passes in the final third.
Coordination has been below average.
46′ Zambia 0-1 Sudan
The second half is underway and no changes from both sides.
SUBSTITUTION: Jack Chirwa [IN], John Mwengani [OUT]
Wada Wada has seen enough from the debutant Nkana defender
61′ Zambia 0-1 Sudan
SUBS: Friday Samu (IN), Lazarous Kambole
80′ Zambia 0-1 Sudan
Zambia still pushing for an equaliser but no shoot on target in the second half.
SUDAN ELIMINATES ZAMBIA FROM
Zambia’s fairytale at the African Nations Champions (CHAN) has ended in a 1-0 defeat to Sudan.
Wedson Nyirenda’s charges have had a decent outing winning two and drawing one of their group matches before coming short against Sudan.
The team succumbed to 1-0 defeat that was as a result of a defensive lapse.
The Zambian delegations will now pack their bags and head back home to reorganize and prepare for the Africa Cup qualifiers resuming in March.