The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has approved Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) request to postpone U-23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match between the junior Chipolopolo and Congo Brazzavile which was slated for June fifth.
FAZ revealed in a statement that the match would instead be held on either August 31 or September 1.
FAZ General Secretary had written CAF requesting for a postponement of the match.
The association did not give reasons why they preferred the the August 31 and September 1 dates.
“Following communication by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) wishes to inform the football family that the Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Zambia and Congo Brazzaville that was billed for June 5 will be played in September. FAZ General Secretary Adrian Kashala said CAF had written to FAZ on the postponement of the qualifiers to September 5 and the Association has engaged the continental body on the possibility of hosting the home match on either August 31 or September 1. Kashala said that tickets already bought will remain valid with ticket sales continuing across Shoprite outlets across the country via Computicket. Zambia qualified to the 3rd round of qualifiers after defeating Malawi 2-0 on aggregate in March and are scheduled to face Congo Brazaville.”